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Mediterranean Foods for Kids: Forming Healthy Habits Young

Childhood is the best time to form healthy eating habits. The Mediterranean diet, like Yumbox, is centered around simplicity, balance and moderation. And now there’s more reason than ever to emphasize the Mediterranean staples in your family’s diet. Recent studies show that people who follow the Mediterranean regime have better cardio health. So incorporate some […]

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Seasonal Lunch Packing: March

We are in transition this month from winter to spring, so you will find that a wide range of foods can be considered “in season”. Unlike your choice of clothing on a chilly spring day, you can’t go wrong with the winter citrus fruits that are still in abundance or all of the new leafy […]

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Baking with Kids: Almond Cakes

I consider Financier (Almond Cakes) one of the best culinary inventions in France. They are so addictive. But you don’t need to travel to Paris to sample those little almond based pastries. In fact, financiers are so easy to make, your child can do most of the recipe!

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How to turn your wilting apples into a packed lunch star

The subject of food waste and food reuse is a hot subject today. Packed lunch food reuse is not necessarily limited to recycling dinner leftovers. I love buying things in bulk, including bags of apples. It not only saves you money, but often I just cannot resist limiting myself when presented with the wonderful seasonal […]

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