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5 Tips to Get Your Kids Interested in Cooking

5 Tips to Get Your Kids Interested in Cooking

From picking out ingredients to concocting their own culinary creations, here are a few ways to encourage your children to help out in the kitchen.

July 2014
Toddler Nutrition Tips, Recipes and Little Lessons

Toddler Nutrition Tips, Recipes and Little Lessons

Preschool kids are growing at a quick rate. Healthy food intake is important. Two Detroit teachers offer advice on portions, food groups, snacks and more.

May 2014
10 Tips to Make Healthy, Nutritious Eating Fun for Kids

10 Tips to Make Healthy, Nutritious Eating Fun for Kids

If you're struggling to get your children excited to try better foods, try this advice from two Detroit teachers, geared at parents with K-8 students at home.

May 2014
Southeast Michigan Farmers Market and Community-Supported Agriculture Guide

Southeast Michigan Farmers Market and Community-Supported Agriculture Guide

On the hunt for farm fresh local produce? Check out Metro Parent's 2014 list of local places from Detroit to Ann Arbor and beyond.

May 2014
Michigan-Grown Vegetables: 10 Delicious Picks for Your Family to Try

Michigan-Grown Vegetables: 10 Delicious Picks for Your Family to Try

Ready to visit your local farmers market and sample some late spring hometown veggies? Test out our taste guide, first, to get your kids interested.

May 2013
Price Comparisons: Organic vs. Conventional Foods

Price Comparisons: Organic vs. Conventional Foods

Organics have traditionally been more expensive, but growing availability and grocery store brands may help narrow the gap. We compare costs on 10 staples.

May 2013
Kids Who are Picky Eaters: What to Do When Meals Become Battles

Kids Who are Picky Eaters: What to Do When Meals Become Battles

Got a major food fight brewing at the family table? Southeast Michigan experts share advice and tips for parents to help avoid or diffuse mealtime struggles.

April 2013
Fun Finger Foods for Kids' Birthday Parties

Fun Finger Foods for Kids' Birthday Parties

Looking for quick, creative starters and main courses that'll delight your little guests – and create less stress for you, mom and dad? Try these six recipe ideas.

December 2012
Tips to Make Family Dinner Prep and Cooking Easier, Faster

Tips to Make Family Dinner Prep and Cooking Easier, Faster

Not smitten with the kitchen? Never fear, southeast Michigan moms and dads. Here's an alternative plan for feeding your kids healthy foods – without slaving over the stove.

November 2012
Freezer Cooking Tips and Recipes for Busy Families

Freezer Cooking Tips and Recipes for Busy Families

Tired of scrambling to prep dinner? Take heart, mom and dad: The pre-made batch cooking technique has matured. Get advice and ideas here!

October 2012
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