7 Foods I Always Buy Organic

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Like most families, we can’t spend an unlimited amount on food. But since I consider my food dollars opportunities to “vote” for a food system I believe in, I still buy organic food whenever possible. Due to price and availability, we can’t always buy organic, but there are a handful of things I just won’t budge […]


How to Choose Healthy Store-Bought Bread


Not all bread is created equal. Some breads are simple, wholesome and made with recognizable ingredients. Others are loaf-like shapes of refined grains, additives and preservatives. Since many of us (eh-hem…me) eat sandwiches and toast with regularity, it’s important to know how to find a good store-bought bread. Below is a guide of what to […]


10 Healthy School Lunches Your Kids Will Eat

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Seventy-two percent of kids say it’s “cool” to have a healthy packed lunch, according to a recent survey by this year’s Rock the Lunchbox team. But that doesn’t mean kids want to eat the same things everyday, or that thinking of new and exciting ideas is always easy for parents! I’m actually one of those […]


3 Quick and Easy Peach Recipes

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Peaches are ridiculously good right now. So good that I rarely do anything with them besides sink my teeth in as-is. But when you have an abundance of ripe fresh peaches, I highly recommend making one of these easy recipes. Casual enough to make just for yourself but tasty and beautiful enough to serve to company. […]


9 Tips for Breastfeeding a Newborn

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It’s World Breastfeeding Week, and while there is a lot of great information about breastfeeding vailable to new moms, most of it is aimed at moms and babies that are past the “newborn” stage (the first 2-3 weeks of life). With this post I’m hoping to provide some tips to moms with babies under three weeks of […]


Where to Store Fruits and Vegetables

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Ever eaten a refrigerated tomato? Pretty gross, right? It’s not that the tomato itself was necessarily bad, it’s that tomatoes are meant to live at room temperature. Refrigerating them alters their flavor and leads to a pasty, mealy texture that makes any tomato hard to like! Since we’re currently at peak season for so many […]


14 Must-Make Frozen Treats

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July was a busier-than-usual month for me… Even so, I can’t believe it’s already August!! I’m not quite ready to dive into back-to-school, lunch-packing, and all the things the next season brings, so let’s continue talking about ice cream, shall we? July was Frozen Treat Month here on Eating Made Easy, and I can’t resist wrapping up by sharing […]

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