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Lunch Box Gadgets for Back-to-School

Submitted by: Heather Mangieri, RDN When my kids were younger, using cookie cutters to create characters out of their peanut butter and jelly sandwich made me the coolest mom on the planet. Now that they’re older, dinosaur sandwiches don’t make the cut. Instead, they want quick, easy and convenient items that taste good but don’t […]

Building a Balanced Smoothie

  By: Laura Maydak Reviewed by: Heather Mangieri, RDN Smoothies are delicious, fast, and nutritious meals on the go – when made correctly.  It’s important to remember that meals, whether served on a plate or in a glass, should be nutritionally balanced.  So, while an all-fruit smoothie may make your taste buds happy, the lack […]