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Snack Attack! Healthy Kids Snacking Guide

Keep bellies happy with these healthier snacks ideas ideas kids will love.

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How To Roast Pumpkin Seeds

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It's the fall routine you remember as a kid: After picking the perfect pumpkins at a local farm, you'd spread crinkly newspapers on the kitchen table. Scraping the pumpkin seeds (and separating out the goop) led to the perfect jack-o'-lantern... and the perfect supply for making roasted pumpkin seeds.

The Difference Between Biscuits and Scones, Plus 6 Healthy Recipes

Submitted by admin on Tue, 10/10/2017 - 10:47

Growing up in the South, I was served biscuits at breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. Each family and restaurant has their own specific way of making them. Some are skinny and tall, others flat and wide, and some come nestled together like Parker House rolls in cast-iron pans. Served with butter or jam, smothered with gravy or topped with ham and cheese or a piece of fried chicken, biscuits are as Southern as bourbon, collards and mac and cheese.

The Best Ice Pop Brands to Buy

Enjoy the blast of cool air as you open the freezer case to buy ice pops. Here's how to find ice pop brands that are healthy AND tasty.

Fruit pops range from all-fruit ones to confections made with sugar, coloring and fruit flavor. Stick with those that list fruit or fruit puree first on the ingredient list (or second after water). Many pops are made with fruit juice, which provides some of the same nutrients, but they usually have more total sugar. Look for ones that are 100% juice.

Move Over, Pumpkin: These Spooky Fruit and Vegetable Jack-O'-Lanterns Are Winning Halloween This Year

Halloween is a time for crazy costumes, trick-or-treating, pumpkin-flavored everything and, of course, jack-o'-lanterns! This year, take your traditional pumpkin carving up a notch with these four fruit and vegetable jack-o'-lanterns. Use our free printable stencils to create your next holiday-party centerpiece.

Related: Amazing Halloween Treats without the Sugar Hangover

The Best Bento Box Lunches: 10 Healthy Sandwich-Free Lunch Ideas for Kids and Adults

If the same old sandwich lunches feel a little stale, it's time to skip the classic standby and upgrade to the best bento box lunch. Bento box lunches contain a wide variety of foods in artful, cute arrangements—plus, the reusable compartments of a bento box help control portion sizes and let you skip all the plastic baggies.

Related: The Only Formula You Need to Pack a Healthy Bento Box

Healthy Foods to Feed Your Kids When They're Sick

Are there healthy foods you can feed your kids when they're sick to make them feel better? When I was a child and had a cold, my mother would make me "honeygar," a homemade tangy-sweet mixture of honey and apple-cider vinegar mixed with hot water. And when I had an upset stomach, a glass of ginger ale was the tasty cure-all. I'm not sure these home remedies did much to cure my illness, but they tasted good and they did make me feel better. Isn't that the point, after all?

Snack Attack! Healthy Kids' Snacking Guide

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The Only Formula You Need to Make the Best Healthy Homemade Granola Bars

There are plenty of good options in the granola bar aisle at the grocery store, but some are loaded with added sugar. Homemade granola bars are super-easy to make—and you can control the ingredients and keep added sugar to a minimum. Using this granola bar formula, you can pick your favorite combination of nuts, seeds, fruit and flavorings.