Cooking Tips & Nutrition

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Top 8 Food-Related Kitchen Gross-outs You Might Not Think Of

You've got the raw chicken under control and run a pretty tight kitchen ship. Right? Note quite, we bet. Discover disgusting oversights you might be making.
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Cooking Tips for Absolute Beginners

Klutz in the kitchen? Never fear! Our savvy foodie mom breaks down the bare bones basics on cooking for absolute beginners.

The Truth Behind the Label

The best way to buy healthy food is to read the label, but what if it's trying to mislead you?
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5 Reasons to Stop Feeding Kids ‘Kid Food’

There's no need for you to make a separate meal for your child. Here's why and how to stop feeding kids kid food.

The Power of Protein

Kids need a nutritious diet for healthy growth and development – and protein plays a major role in that. How do know your child is getting the right amount?
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Michigan-Grown Vegetables for Kids to Try

Ready to visit your local farmers market for some late spring hometown veggies? Test out our taste guide to learn about great Michigan-grown vegetables for kids and how to get your child to eat them.

Healthy Hacks

A registered dietitian and mom of four shares tips for serving up balanced meals in a snap.
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10 Tips for Getting Picky Eaters to Try New Food

Got a child whose favorite mealtime phrase is 'NO'? Metro Detroit experts and parents offer 10 ways to ease finicky eaters into new eating experiences.
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Healthy Eating Hacks for Kids

Want to encourage healthy eating habits for children? Here are 16 healthy eating hacks for kids that encourage better food choices.
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Adopting a Vegan Diet as a Family

A vegan diet can be a healthy alternative for some families. Find out how a local dietitian recommends families adopt the lifestyle and how to do it responsibly.

High-Tech Dairy

Technology really is everywhere, even on dairy farms! But is it safe?

The Evolution of School Lunches

It's not the mystery meatloaf you remember. Today's lunches follow strict guidelines.