Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Parents magazine recently revealed its picks for the “25 Best Packaged Foods of 2014.” The Parents team asked more than 75 kids and parents to partake in a taste test and chose their favorites. The full list of winners — divided by Kitchen Staples, Meals & Sides in Minutes, Better-for-the-Family Desserts, and Quick Snacks — [...]

It’s National Snack Food Month in February and Popcorn, Indiana has a variety of selections perfect for everyone to enjoy a delicious snack every day of the month. The maker of America’s #1 Kettlecorn offers these benefits. For the Healthy Snacker: Popcorn, Indiana’s line of better-for-you popcorn has amazing taste and only 40 calories or [...]

  Molly Sims is releasing a new lifestyle book called The Everyday Supermodel. She also has teamed up with Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi Pinot Noir to share some of her favorite holiday recipes. She says, “I like to host a casual, family-style meal for the holidays and serve my hot cranberry salad that is my [...]

Thanksgiving is coming up and Katie Workman’ Mom 100 cookbook is filled with recipes that are fun to make. Get your kids involved in the kitchen! I’m definitely trying this one out! Here is the recipe for LAZY OVEN FRENCH TOAST What the Kids Can Do: They can help put together pretty much the whole [...]

Fruit Bliss is the newest snack that I truly recommend. The snacks are all-natural, unsulfured fruits that are tasty! Every package offers moist dried fruit. Fruit Bliss was founded in 2011 by Susan Leone, a mother on a mission to create a nutritiously rich and convenient snack for the whole family. As a health conscious mom, [...]

As a Halloween treat idea- how about handing out special Halloween 20-packs of half-ounce, 65-calorie bags of Pirate’s Booty Aged White Cheddar. Pirate’s Booty is an all-natural snack that kids love and moms can feel good about adding to the Halloween treat bowl! These snacks: Have less fat Have zero grams of sugar Gluten, peanut [...]

These yummy looking pops were created by Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos. Stay away from high fructose corn syrup and artificial colors and flavors and try this Tofu and Berry Popsicles recipe. The couple – who host Extra Virgin on the Cooking Channel – made the popsicles with House Foods Tofu. House Foods Tofu is [...]

New to America from Canada are Super Squeezies Omega-3 DHA pudding dessert tubes. These desserts are gluten, peanut and preservative-free. The two-flavor combination Super Squeezies box ($3.99) includes both Strawberry Banana and Chocolate Fudge. They can be found in the refrigerated soy sections of local grocery stores and supermarkets in Massachusetts, New York and New Jersey. Here’s [...]

Top home brand MacKenzie-Childs now offers a full line of children’s furniture and tabletop items! Check out the especially cute giant bean bag chair, cleverly shaped like a pear, below. Prices start at $22 Courtly Check Bean Bag Chair. $395. Enamel Child’s Dinner Set – Bee & Frog. $75 Toddler’s Bib – Bow Tie Frog. [...]

I love coffee. Hot. Iced. anything caffeine I am all over it. Genesis Today’s Skinny Coffee Vanilla Latté™ and Skinny Coffee Creamy Cappuccino™ are beverages that claim to support healthy weight, metabolism, cardiovascular function, energy, and optimal blood sugar levels. They are blended with light-roast coffee, steamed milk and have a hint of flavor with [...]

Here is a fun new way to enjoy place mats. These ones from The Little Acorn are made of 100% cotton canvas, are machine washable and include a 100% cotton napkin. Place utensils and you have an entertaining way to serve food. When we opened up our package my daughter was delighted. She loves using [...]

We do eat Cascadian Farm cereal in our household. The cinnamon and raisin cereal is our favorite. Being a consumer I was happy to try out their newest organic products. I have to add that the prices of the cereals are reasonable and cheaper than other “organic” foods on the shelves. Berry Cobbler Granola – [...]

Here’s a great idea if you want children to sit at the table without a high chair. The Tidy Table Tray Flexi-Diner is the first portable tray  created by mompreneur Megan Streit-Wilson and solves the separation issue and brings toddlers to the dinner table just in time for holiday dinners! Highlights include: •    Its unique [...]

I received four bags of Food Should Taste Good chips recently. Since I do see the bags at the supermarket I was eager to try them out. Here are the delectable chip varieties and the drinks that are recommended to have with them.   ·         Toasted Sesame pairs great with a bubbly apple champagne or [...]

Here’s an eco-friendly and convenient way to use napkins. Especially with children! MYdrap napkins and placemats are convenient as paper towels in that they come in a perforated roll. You get 12 soft, supple cotton or linen squares and rectangles that you can tear off as needed. Biodegradable and recyclable, they can even be washed [...]