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Good news: Flamin' Hot Cheetos qualify as 'Smart Snack' under federal guidelines

NPR reports today that Frito-Lay has rolled out a slightly reformulated version of its popular Flamin’ Hot Cheetos that qualify the spicy orange sticks as a “Smart Snack” under revised federal nutrition guidelines for schools. 361 more words


Documentary Film Review - A Place at the Table

Good Food Shelf Friday morning everyone! I have a new kind of post for you today, my review of the documentary A Place at the Table… 1,472 more words

Government Programs

Fiesta to Go

No time to stop by your favorite Mexican restaurant for lunch? No worries. Just take it to go! That’s what we did this week and we will admit to enjoying every last bite! 12 more words

Laptop Lunches

Get Involved

As the PTO President at my kids’ school this year my #1 goal has been to increase parent involvement. Studies show that students aren’t the only ones who benefit from parent involvement; parents and educators benefit, as well. 734 more words


Journey 83: Continual Joy

My journey today was a string of events that didn’t necessarily have any connection to each other. I found it difficult to narrow in on one aspect of this Tuesday, and stepping back, saw that my journey today might resemble the humorous Family Circus cartoon, where one of the kids’ journey throughout the day is depicted by a wandering path of dashes. 663 more words

Year Of Journeys

Study: School Chefs Can Get Kids To Eat Healthier

BOSTON (CBS) — Getting kids to eat healthy school lunches is all about taste and presentation, a new study finds.

A study from Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health is said to be the first to examine the long-term impacts of using chefs and so-called “choice architecture” on eating healthy in schools. 203 more words


school lunches // take two

(rainbow chard fritters + a sneak peek at my massive 29 week belly)

Thank you so much for all your lunchy suggestions! I am finally finding my feet in the kinder lunch box department and Birdie has only had the odd sandwich thrown in the last few weeks (once after I asked her what she wanted for lunch and she looked at me with pleading eyes – “Mum, can I just have a vegemite sandwich, like the other kids?” :/ ) 386 more words