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Kids in the Kitchen – age-appropriate kitchen skills

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Cooking with your child can be a very fun, enlightening, and a valuable bonding experience for you and your impressionable child. If your child feels involved in the cooking process and has a positive experience you have an opportunity to teach them control and proper food safety in the kitchen. An added bonus of cooking with your child is that it may…

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Eat Well – Healthy Fruit Bite

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Asked by our TMC Wellness team to create a healthy kid-friendly snack that children and their families could create themselves and could survive without refrigeration, Chef Jason Ricciardelli created a fiber-and-protein-filled snack that will satisfy the sweetest tooth – a fruit bite. TMC Healthy Fruit Bite TMC Wellness dietitians Laurie Ledford and Mary Atkinson are big believers in fresh fruit…

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Heart Healthy Strawberry Delights

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Do your children always want to skip the main course and get straight to the good stuff – dessert? Do you find yourself making comments like “If you want to eat dessert, you’ve got to eat your veggies first?” Does dinner time become a fight to get your children to eat the main course? Our family’s New Year’s Resolution has…

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A healthy resolution – Eat Frozen Chocolate Bananas

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Oh how my daughter loves chocolate, candy and pretty much any dessert. Dessert wasn’t typically part of our evening meal, but it didn’t stop her asking every.single.night and the subsequent meltdown when she heard her sweet tooth was not to be satisfied. That’s not to say we never have sweet stuff, we do, just sporadically. After many a dinner time…

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No-Cook Pasta Sauce – Angel Hair Zucchini

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It is hot out there and in the kitchen. Temperatures have soared to around 110 Fahrenheit in the past few days here in Tucson and while we want to make nutritious meals for our families the idea of spending any significant time cooking in the kitchen does not appeal. A picture of the recent bounty from TMC’s Community Gardenon Facebook, and…

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