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Go Time: 8 of the Best Family Vacations for Spring and Summer

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UPDATED June 13th, 2018 It’s spring! Finally! And while this warmer, sunnier and more cheerful season is a welcomed change from winter for many people across the country, it also comes with its own challenges, like planning the best family…

Kids' Nutrition: How to Maintain a Healthy Weight for Your Child

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UPDATED November 16th, 2017 Okay, mamis, what do you think is the first lesson for keeping your children at a healthy weight so they don’t grow up suffering from obesity and diabetes? Hint: The answer may surprise you. The very first…
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Thanksgiving Treats & Decorating Ideas

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UPDATED November 14th, 2017 Thanksgiving is all about the treats and the ambiance, which you can easily create using these tips from an expert. Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful, to share family traditions and to enjoy a delicious meal…
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Veg-Giving: 15 Vegetarian-Friendly Thanksgiving Dinner Ideas

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UPDATED November 1st, 2017 It’s almost Turkey Day but there’s still time to try out some tasty vegetarian Thanksgiving recipes. While this all-American holiday began as a celebration of peace between Native Americans and the original…
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Gracias Giving: 15 Ways to Latinize Your Thanksgiving Dinner

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UPDATED November 1st, 2017 There is no holiday more American than Thanksgiving. All the bounties and blessings of the year are celebrated with family and friends and food and football. While a turkey dinner is the traditional celebratory…
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Three Kings Day Menu for a Special Day

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UPDATED June 17th, 2017 Three Kings Day is celebrated in many Latin countries on January 6. And, as with any Latin celebration, food takes center stage. My Three Kings Day Menu has some of the dishes my abuelita would serve on this day, which…
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Chile Primer Series I: Ancho, Guajillo, & Pasilla

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UPDATED June 17th, 2017 Chiles, both dried and fresh, are the kings of Mexican cooking. They form the base of so many popular dishes: salsas (draped over enchiladas, drizzled on tacos), homestyle guisados (such as pork in green sauce), or special-occasion…
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Purple Power: 10 Taro Recipes to Try Now

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UPDATED June 17th, 2017 Liven up your family's healthy diet with some tasty taro recipes! This super nutritious vegetable has been a staple of Asian, Indian, African and the Pacific Islands. Although it's not so popular in most U.S. cuisine,…
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Kum and Get It! 9 Ways to Cook with Kumquats

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UPDATED June 17th, 2017 Kumquats are a unique and often unappreciated winter fruit. These little gems are originally from China, the word kumquat means gold orange in Chinese. Nagami or oval kumquats are the most common variety in the U.S.…
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Thanksgiving Dinner Portion Planner: How Much Is Really Enough

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Ensuring you have enough of everyone's favorites for Thanksgiving dinner can be a challenge but the Food Network Thanksgiving planner makes it a breeze. Using this simple guide takes the guesswork out of portion sizes, which makes planning…