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10 Tropical Salad Dressing Ideas that Taste Like a Vacation

May is National Salad Month and as we get ready for swimsuit season and beach resort getaways (Anybody? No? Okay, we’re going to the pool with the kids too...), we’re eating lots of salads! With less than half of the United States population…
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15 Leaf-Free Salads to Toss Around

May is National Salad Month. Did you know that less than half of the U.S. population (and less than 80% of women) are getting all of the vital nutrients that are essential for good health? The good news is that one salad per day can make a…
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8 Extreme Diets That Should Never Have Been

May 6 is No Diet Day. Need we say more? Oh, you do want more? Okay, well today we’re thanking Mary Evans Young, Director of the British anti-diet campaign Diet Breakers and recovered anorexic, for creating International No Diet Day in 1992.…
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Moms Must Declare War On In-School Junk Food Ads NOW!

38-22-35 These are the hot new measurements that every Mom should know. But, don't fear. I'm not trying to sell you on a new fad diet or at least not one that involves your measurements. These numbers are aimed at your children. And those measurements…
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5 Myths About Nuts that Need Cracking

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April 14 is National Pecan Day. The word 'pecan' comes from an Algonquin word meaning “a nut that requires a stone to break.” Native Americans were eating pecans at least as far back as the 16th Century. Presidents Washington and Jefferson…
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8 Things You Didn’t Know You Can Do with Pecans

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What is more delicious in a pie, more wonderful in a cookie or great as a stand-alone treat? Pecans, of course! Pecan trees grow most everywhere in North America in a variety of sizes, with trees ranging up to 20 feet tall. If you’re lucky…
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7 Ways to Teach Healthy Eating to Your Kids

click on link for infographic In the spirit of National Nutrition Month, we’ll spare you the sugarcoating. Latino kids are more likely to be obese, diabetic and have higher blood pressure than the rest of the population. Poor nutrition…
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Southwestern-Style Caesar Salad

Caesar salad has been a popular side dish or main course for decades now. It’s a simple blend of romaine lettuce, cheese and croutons, topped with an olive oil dressing with anchovies for added zing. This Southwestern version gives it a…
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5 Ways to Add Variety to Your Picky Eaters' Diet

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Not a day goes by that I don’t receive an email from one of my readers or subscribers to Momables, specifically asking how they can add a variety of foods to their picky eaters' diet. The first thing I tell them is: you are not alone. You’d…