Category Food & Drink

Top 5 Quick, Creative Lunches for Kids

  Lunchtime is kind of a big deal for kids. First of all, it means the school day is half over. But it also means that they get to find out what tasty things you put together for them today, and who wants to disappoint their hard-working, tiny scholar? They’re not expecting a feast, but adding some new tastes and changing up the menu is an important part of making

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Do You Want Fries With That?

Apparently, July 13th was National French Fry Day.  I didn’t know that until I started delving into the french fry craze that I’ve noticed has been taking the Silicon Valley by storm!  There’s a new slew of restaurants, from San Jose to San Francisco, that serve fries exclusively. I’m a fan of the fries, and I’m all in on this new fad.  Here’s a few of the hot spots for

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Healthy Back to School Meal Planning

My oldest son starts Kindergarten in three weeks, and if you’ve been around young kids this summer, you know that mealtime is a bit more, well, flexible. Though it’s still a few weeks away, I’ve been trying to get back into the school-year groove. What this means, for me, is no more ice cream for breakfast or goldfish crackers as a snack! While the drive-thru is acceptable (though not recommended)

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A Dentist’s Dream: Candy Classics

As kids, our evenings were spent outside (unless the street lights were on), and we weren’t on cell phones; we were playing Red Rover or Pogs. With every fun outdoor activity came the fun of hearing the ice cream man, or heading to the closest food stand with as much change as we could gather. Some of the candy we loved is still available now, and still brings back sweet

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Iced Coffee, Two Ways

We are, officially, entering the dog days of summer. I’m talking triple digits with upwards of 60% humidity … you know, the kind of weather where your clothes stick to you five seconds after you step outside? When it gets like this the absolute LAST thing I want to do is drink hot coffee for my morning jolt. I started out, like a lot of us, hitting up the local

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