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Slow Cooker Meals

Thanks for tuning in today! Below are the crock pot/slow cooker recipes featured, enjoy! KMSP-TV Crock Pot Lasagna Serves 8 Preparation time: 20 Minutes  Cooking time: 6-8  hours (overnight) Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cups mushrooms, sliced 1 cup green bell pepper, seeded and chopped 1 cup yellow onion, finely chopped 3 cups spinach, loosely packed, […]


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Delicious, Nutritious Lunch Ideas

Tired of the same old lunches? Here are some practical tips for both kids and adults to add some nutritious, decliciousness into every-day lunches for work or school.


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Create a Recipe with Your Kids

Create new memories and lasting traditions with your own kids by bringing them into the kitchen and creating your own recipes. Let them get creative. No rules. Experiment with flavors and ingredients. Then, when you have your favorites, jot them down on a recipe card as keepsakes.


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Don’t cry over onions!

Chopped sweet white onion is a healthy, low calorie flavor booster – but do you avoid using it becaue it makes you cry or leaves a smell on your hands? Follow these simple tips…


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Add Some Green to Mac And Cheese

Add chopped spinach or steamed broccoli to boxed macaroni and cheese dinners. With very little time and effort, you’ve added a serving of green vegetables to one of kids’ favorite meals!


 

Pizza For Dinner? Pile on the Veggies.

The choice to eat pizza can, in fact, be a healthy one. Whether you cook it at home or do take out, load that pie up with your favorite vegetables and enjoy!


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VIDEO: Homemade Apple Orange Juice

  Here's an easy way to get kids to eat fruits and veggies – zip them into juice! This way you know what you're putting into your kids bodies, and they get to be part of the fun. It's a win – win. Apple Orange Carrot Cucumber juice serves 2 adults/4 kids 1/2 red apple […]


 

Putting Apps To Use At The Table…

  Talking mobile apps, not appetizers. For the plugged in, it's hard to put the device down, even at dinnertime. Put it to educational use and pull up a picture of the meal's featured vegetable to show kids what it looks like as it grows. Or, search for a interesting fact about a meal item […]


 

Replace a caffeinated pick-me up with a healthy apple…

There are some rumors that an apple has just as much caffeine as a cup of coffee. The truth is, apples contain no caffeine (great post here on Livestrong.com. HOWEVER given the high level of natural sugar they contain, apples are a very healthy alternative to caffeine, and a great afternoon pick-me-up. For an added bonus, […]


 

VIDEO: Delicious Foods at Arms Reach

Have healthy foods within arms reach, whether on the counter or in the refrigerator. For your refrigerator, you can easily take 15 minutes to cut up a bunch fruits and veggies and put them in containers ready to grab and go. Studies show that whatever is in eye sight and arms reach will have greater […]

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