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German Chocolate Cake Recipe

By : Gabrielle Hungate a recent ASU nutrition student There are very few occasions that I will make this kind of decadent item. I try to eat healthy on a regular basis, but there are events that I am asked … Continue reading

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“Cooking Class” for the Kids During Quarantine

By: Lillian Lin-Levitan a recent ASU Nutrition student   (Image: https://www.canva.com/photos/MADQ5R6Try8-kid-kneading-dough/)     Since Staying Home is the new normal for most of us during this global pandemic, many parents find themselves taking on the role of teacher for their … Continue reading

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Kid-Approved Black Bean and Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers

By: Lillian Lin-Levitan a recent ASU Nutrition student   Stuffed bell peppers have always been a favorite of mine; however, they haven’t always been so popular with the kids. But that has recently changed! The trick was getting my 6-year … Continue reading

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How Our Backyard Garden Encouraged Adventurous Eating in My Toddler

When my son was almost 3 years old, we finally moved into a home with some outdoor space. It was early spring and – with boxes still waiting to be unpacked – we focused on getting our backyard garden going. I had big plans for that small garden. My son, a once adventurous eater, was suddenly very particular. He was no longer eating his veggies! This garden would act as an outdoor classroom to teach him the alchemy of growing food – and hopefully to get him to show some enthusiasm about the vegetables I was putting on his plate. Long story short – it was a success! The trick was to involve him in every step.

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Keep your Children Healthy with Fill Your Plate

When it comes to our children there is nothing more important. So why not make their nutrition important too! Fill Your Plate focuses a lot of its attention on nutrition for kids, and how to get kids to eat healthier that is hassle-free for you. Take a dive into these articles and see what you can do to make nutrition fun!

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