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Baked Avocados and Eggs Recipe

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Baked Avocados and Eggs Recipe

This is a step-by-step recipe for baked avocados and eggs! Whether you are looking for an easy quick dinner or breakfast this combination is perfect. Add grits on the side for breakfast or bacon bits for dinner. This is a great alternative to a traditional baked potato. Use greek yogurt as a sour cream substitute and crushed chili peppers...

Blackberry Pie- A Raw Vegan Recipe

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Blackberry Pie- A Raw Vegan Recipe

My mom is a real health nut, the kind that I aspire to be some day! She is always whipping up some delicious vegan, raw food recipe. I am always marveling at how good it tastes and while still being pretty darn healthy! When I received permission to share a raw vegan recipe with you from the new cookbook-...

#FoodFri Tweetchat: School Meals + Physical Activity? Yes, Schools Have Rules for That!

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#FoodFri Tweetchat: School Meals + Physical Activity? Yes, Schools Have Rules for That!

Did you know that every school is required to have a Wellness Policy, covering topics like school celebrations and rewards, physical activity, and nutrition education? It's true!  According to recent updates, schools also have to engage parents in the policies. This is a perfect opportunity for parents, like you and...

Candy Club: Premium Candy Subscription Box Review

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Candy Club: Premium Candy Subscription Box Review

I have always had a sweet tooth and my kids are the same way. We like baked goods and candy is always a special treat. Last week we were sent a box of candy from Candy Club to review.

“Candy Club is a premier candy of the month club...

Good Food Force Update: School Breakfast, Black History Month G+ Hangout & more!

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Good Food Force Update:  School Breakfast, Black History Month G+ Hangout & more!
This week we're talking about the importance of healthy school breakfast, sharing Sunday food traditions, and announcing a special Google+ Hangout taking place next Tuesday night. Please read, share and stay awesome! Thank you!   1. HOT LINE Learn & Spread the...

Updating the Dietary Guidelines for Americans

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Updating the Dietary Guidelines for Americans

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans provide important recommendations on diet, nutrition and health, and serve as the foundation for federal food-assistance programs like SNAP (food stamps), WIC and school meals. The USDA and Department of Health and Human Services...

Protect ALL kids from aggressive junk food marketing!

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Protect ALL kids from aggressive junk food marketing!
Take Action!

Did you know? Each year, U.S. food and beverage companies spend nearly $2 billion (Yes, that’s billion with a “b”!) marketing to children — and most ads promote unhealthy foods...

On Infant Feeding: Research, Support and Community

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On Infant Feeding: Research, Support and Community

Can you talk about your commitment to breastfeeding support, and how you began?

My interest and commitment to infant feeding support developed out of my clinical, graduate, and personal experiences.  As a public health nurse working with pregnant and parenting African American women and their families, I observed infant feeding disparities within...

Let’s Defy Breastfeeding Myths

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Let’s Defy Breastfeeding Myths

My commitment to breastfeeding started as a young mother. I believe it is the best start we can give our babies.

My first child was not breastfed because of a myth that my husband had. He believed that the breasts were not meant for that purpose because it was an old fashioned...

Giveaway: Dunkin’ Donuts Refill Travel Mug Prize

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Giveaway: Dunkin’ Donuts Refill Travel Mug Prize
Did you hear about the Dunkin’ Donuts’ New Refill Travel Mug program? With the travel mug, DD customers in the Metro NY* area can purchase an extra-large Hot or medium Iced Coffee for just $1.49. Since we have a few more weeks of winter weather, I'm looking forward to those hot cups of beverages to keep me warm! But hurry...
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