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Cooking with Kids: Good Tools

By Molly Siegler, August 28, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Molly Siegler

Now that you’re set up to cook safely in the kitchen alongside your young ones, let’s talk about the right tools to have on hand for your adventures. Though many of the tools you already have in your kitchen will be perfectly fine for cooking with kids, there are a few items (9 to be exact!) that are pretty indispensable if you’re going to make family kitchen fun a regular routine.

Cooking with Kids

Slow cooker

Not only is a slow cooker a magical device beloved by adults that allows dinner to bubble away unattended all day, but it’s a great tool for kids, too....

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5 or 25 Minutes? We’ve Got a Meal for That

By Elizabeth Leader Smith, August 27, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Elizabeth Leader Smith

Grilled Cheese and Tomato on Multi-Grain Bread
Grilled Cheese and Tomato on Multi-Grain Bread

Fall is often linked with a return to routine. This can mean adopting time-and money-saving strategies or embracing healthier eating habits. In both cases, the Whole Story blog is here to help. Through mid-September we’re sharing our favorite pointers for mealtimes (including snacks!) from how to shop to how to prep, so you can get back on track with ease.

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Help Us Grow Healthy Kids

By Carly Price, August 26, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Carly Price

Whole Kids Foundation; Kids Cooking

Just like a tiny seed landing in the right place can grow a towering tree, a single dollar given in the right place can sprout a healthy future for a child.

During September, when you donate to the Whole Kids Foundation® “Growing Healthy Kids” campaign at Whole Foods Market, every penny goes directly to help provide school garden and salad bar grants, as well as...

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Simple Solutions for Snack Time

By Elizabeth Leader Smith, August 26, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Elizabeth Leader Smith

PB&J Bites
PB&J Bites

Fall is often linked with a return to routine. This can mean adopting time-and money-saving strategies or embracing healthier eating habits. In both cases, the Whole Story blog is here to help. Through mid-September we’re sharing our favorite pointers for mealtimes (including snacks!) from how to shop to how to prep, so you can get back on track with ease.

It’s 3 pm and you’re trying to stay away from the vending machine orkeep the kids out of the convenience store. So what’s the...

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Fast Breakfast: We’ve Done the Homework on Reading Labels

By Paige Brady, August 25, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Paige Brady

Summer Toast

As a parent, I know how hard it is to get out the door on school mornings – much less get some decent food in kids’ bellies before rushing out.

You know those TV families who sit down to a hearty, home-cooked breakfast before school? Spoiler alert: That hardly happens in the real world — and I’m not going to feel guilty about it.

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