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Filed under Cooking and kids, Health, Healthy food practices, Nutrition tips, Recommendations, Saving time and money

Count the number of ways to save money in the grocery store when you watch this video.

Can you relate? Shopping on the outside circle of the grocery store is generally where to find the most  nutritional value for the money.

Here’s to saving money while shopping for healthy food,

Lee Jackson
Author of the soon-to-be-released cookbook:
Healthy to the Core!
All Natural, Low Sugar/No Sugar Apple Recipes for Kids

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Fifty-four kids from across the US  are honored at a “state dinner” hosted by Michelle Obama for their contributions to a healthy recipe contest .  Read more about it here:

This certainly is a good sign that children are wanting to eat healthy.  Give children the desire, the opportunity, and the tools, and let them prepare foods that are not only tasty, but pack some real nutrition into their food choices.


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Filed under Cookbooks, Holidays, Recipes
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Kids can make and enjoy this refreshing treat on the 4th of July. This cool and colorful slushie will quench their thirst as they take a break from setting off all those firecrackers.

Here is the recipe from Amy Houts’s childrens cookbook: Cooking Around the Calendar With Kids: Holiday and Seasonal Food and Fun:

First, she writes: “Families all across America gather on July fourth to celebrate freedom. Bands march and drums beat. It’s a time for picnics and fireworks. For an Independence Day celebration, plan to serve a refreshing frozen treat. This will help you and your child cool down and supply extra water the body needs in hot weather.

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