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Summer sunshine smoothie

Nothing beats a nice cold, slushy smoothie on a hot summer day. And the great thing about smoothies is that you can mix up the ingredients to fit your kids’ taste! No matter what you include, your kids will love

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On-the-go snack mix

For active kids who are constantly on-the-go, this snack mix is perfect. It only takes 5 minutes to put together, but will keep your kids happy, healthy, and full! Total time: 5 minutes Makes: 3-4 ½-cup servings Good for: a

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Avocado and chickpea “smash”wich

Avocado toast is the recent food craze sweeping Boston (and the nation), but it can be hard to eat, especially for kids. Try our version of avocado toast in sandwich form for a quick, filling, and healthy lunch! A bonus

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Lemony turkey wrap

Wraps are great lunch items for kids because they’re easy to eat and transport. They’re also very easy and fun to make—and they’re a great way to use up leftovers so you don’t waste any food! We like the recipe

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Saucy spaghetti

Spaghetti is a staple in many households. We think it’s because spaghetti is both yummy and easy to make! And plus, spaghetti noodles look like worms and what kid doesn’t like to eat (or pretend to eat) bugs? Total time:

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Tasty Texas taco bowls

For a taste of the South, try these easy and tasty Texas Tacos! The ingredients are all easy to cook and your kids will have a blast assembling them. These tacos are great for picky eaters because they can customize

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Blueberry banana pancakes

There’s nothing like the smell and taste of pancakes in the morning. With this recipe, you and your kids can whip up a batch of healthy, delicious blueberry banana pancakes to enjoy! Total time: Prep: 15 minutes; Cook: 5 minute/batch

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Less screen time, more sleep

Ever wonder what’s keeping your kids up at night? When they were younger, it may have been a monster under the bed or a ghost in the closet. But these days, more and more kids are being kept up by

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Four ways to have a candy-free Halloween!

It’s the spookiest, creepiest time of year: Halloween! Over the next week, Boston slowly transforms into one giant haunted city, as witches, ghosts, and goblins fill the streets and shadowy jack-o-lanterns appear on every stoop. But, if your kids are

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Boston’s best spots for fall foliage

One of the best things about fall is watching the leaves change. Living in the Northeast, we’re lucky to be surrounded by beautiful red, orange, and gold leaves almost as soon as October hits. Even just by walking around Boston,

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