Nutrition

Making sure kids -- and adults -- eat nutritious meals has never been more important. Here are some easy ways to sneak in good foods, vitamins, and fiber without them knowing the difference.

Mac-and-Cheese Soup

A favorite dinner in a soup! We added a few vegetables as well but the kids will still love this one dish meal.

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Nacho Cheese Chicken Chowder

This thick chowder recipe is a good way to lure picky eaters away from macaroni and cheese at dinnertime, especially if you have breadsticks to dip into it.

You Might Be Surprised to Hear Your Toddler Should Skip This Drink

Millions are spent marketing toddler milk--but here's why experts say kids just don't need it.

The Healthy Kitchen: 35 Best Foods to Stock in Your Fridge and Pantry

Load your shelves with these delicious, nutritious foods, and we promise that your kids will stop begging you for junk food.

Healthy Eating Tips and Recipes for Kids

Fun strategies and mom-tested ideas for encouraging your kids to eat better, be healthier, and enjoy their food

How Much Does My Kid Need to Eat?

Use this age-by-age guide to find out the amount of food your child should be eating -- and how to create healthy habits for a lifetime.

5 Power Foods All Kids Need

Chances are, your child isn't eating enough of these crucial nutrients. Here's how to fit them in.

When Your Child Is Skinny

At a time when one in three kids weighs too much, an inability to pack on pounds might seem like a minor issue. But some slender children have health concerns of their own.

Nutrition Labels: 3 Things To Avoid

Here are three things to avoid when reading nutrition labels.

How to Eat Healthy: Raising Nutrition-Smart Kids

Healthy eating is the foundation of a healthy life. Here is how you can raise nutrition-smart kids.

Quiz: Are You Raising a Healthy (Enough) Eater?

The answer may surprise you. See how your family is doing, and find easy fixes to improve your routine.

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Taco Soup

With ground beef, black beans, and corn, this main dish soup is like a taco in a bowl. Serve tortilla chips on the side or crushed on top.

Beef and Barley Stew

Pumpkin pie spice adds flavor to this slow cooker beef stew. Serve it for an autumn dinner.

Moist Lemon Cake

This layer cake gets its citrus flavor from fresh lemon peel and juice. Don't wait for a party to serve this luscious recipe.

Carrot Cake Quinoa Breakfast Cookies

Even breakfast-phobes won't mind eating the most important meal of the day if they can have these hearty, sweet and moist cookies. They boast the flavors of carrot cake with the nutritional goodness of quinoa, dates, carrot, pecans and oats.

Red Beans and Rice

This popular low-fat, low-calorie recipe is simmered in the slow cooker with red beans, kielbasa, vegetables, and spices. Serve over rice to complete the meal.

50 Bento Box Lunch Ideas

Fed up with ham sandwiches day after day? Your kid's lunch will never be boring if you mix and match these 50 ideas to create fun and healthy bento-box combos for school.

The Delicious Power of Yogurt

Yogurt is not just for snack time anymore! Check out the health benefits of this nutritional powerhouse, and enjoy these 19 tasty ways to add its natural goodness to your family's diet.

21 Foods to Tempt Your Picky Eater

Before you say, "My kid won't try that," find out why experts think these healthy, adventurous-sounding choices should be regulars on your family's menu.

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