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Yes, we millennials like to jump on the food trend bandwagon; so our kids have to come along for the ride. ...
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    Leprechauns, Rainbows and Four-Leaf Clovers

    So, fellow moms, what do you have planned for this year’s St. Patrick’s Day? Green cookies? Green pudding? Green pancakes? Green oatmeal? Do you ever stop to wonder just how all this green stuff got started?...
    March 2, 2016 879 0
  • Entrees

    It’s All About the Muffin Top

    Everyone follows food trends and kids are no different.  In 2016, food trends are all the rage, as everyone is a foodie now.  One of the biggest trends to watch out for is muffin meals.  Turning...
    March 2, 2016 363 0
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    Mom is Drained

    I don’t know about you, but I am having a hard time recovering from the holidays.  If I had 1/8th of the energy my kids have, I would be supermom, seriously.  One of the many New...
    January 22, 2016 384 0
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    Tis the Season for Cookies

    My favorite part of Christmas time, as a kid, was baking cookies with my mom.  One Saturday, we would make every cookie under the sun to give out as gifts, I loved it.  I have carried...
    December 3, 2015 473 0
  • Cool Recipes

    Mashing the Competition

    It’s that time of year again, my favorite time, Thanksgiving.  I know that most of the traditional fare does not appeal to the little stomachs of the family.  Personally, I found it hard to get my...
    November 19, 2015 454 0
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    She’s a Black Friday Woman

    Now that Thanksgiving dinner is done, and hopefully someone else has cleaned up the mess (fingers crossed), it’s time to think about Christmas.  For many, this means the dreaded Black Friday crowds to get the latest...
    November 19, 2015 563 0
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    Let Them Snack!

    As a millennial mom, I have often given my daughter a snack to eat at school.  This was met with mixed policies at her schools and she was denied many times this nourishment during the day. ...
    November 12, 2015 447 0
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    Aller-Genies

    It’s Edgyplate’s favorite time of year, that’s right it’s HALLOWEEN!  Some millennial mommies out there know how hard this time of year can be for our kiddos with food allergies.  In the past, many kids either...
    October 23, 2015 462 0
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    Kiddie Snacks – Cereal Trying to Make its Way Back

    Photos actually exist of our parents, Gen Xers born to Baby Boomers, sitting in their high chairs and later on in their boosters, snuggly in their footsie jammies and elbow-deep in O-shaped cereal (plain, multi-grain, fruity...
    September 3, 2015 876 0
  • Highlight

    The Great School Lunch Debate

    In some areas the debate rages on, and in other areas kids have no choice: Homemade lunches aren’t allowed, and students must eat what’s plopped down on their trays. In those schools where home-packed lunches are...
    August 10, 2015 640 0
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    Happy Food for Happy, Healthy Kids

    Sometimes when you’re on the run, you cave to the munchkins’ requests for fast food. Admit it. We all do. But there are some healthy alternatives to the fat-laden burgers and the high-fructose-corny-syrupy-whatevers-through-a-straw. Molly found some...
    August 9, 2015 738 0
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    Got kids? Got your July 4 day planned?

    Here are some ideas for the small fry while you’re grillin’ and chillin’ – courtesy of the fine folks at http://www.surfnetkids.com/independenceday/241/4th-of-july-party-games/, as researched by our very own Millennial Mom Molly....Read More
    June 27, 2015 711 0
  • Extra Wonderful Cravings

    Firecracker Cakelettes

    When it comes time to snack at your 4th of July party, give this a whirl, or POP! PURE Awesomeness!! Fireworks in a cake!! You’ll find photos/recipe at http://www.sheknows.com/food-and-recipes/articles/963400/fourth-of-july-firecracker-cakelette-recipe Firecracker Cakelettes Ingredients: 1 box white cake mix...
    June 27, 2015 704 0
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    Maybe Not Easy Peasy, But Nutritious Homemade Baby Food

    Some of us just prefer to make our kids’ food from whole, living ingredients rather than buying the commercial stuff. It’s a matter of choice and in some cases economy. It’s not always easy, and it...
    June 26, 2015 490 0
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    Junky Summer?

    Good Tips for Good Parents, of Which We Know You’re One (or Two or Whatever) Go to http://www.urbansitter.com/blog/12-ways-to-avoid-the-summer-junk-food-trap/ for additional info. During the summer it’s all too easy to fall into that junk food routine, but...
    June 26, 2015 463 0
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    Stuff To Avoid – An Ounce of Prevention from Millennial Mom

    So we all know there are things our kids shouldn’t chow down on. They’re not in and of themselves spawn of the devil or anything, but these are items the experts say either to limit or...
    June 26, 2015 560 0
  • Appetizers

    Veggie of the Month – Green Beans

    Say hey, kids! Wanna know the Veggie of the Month? It’s none other than one of our faves! If you want to go all techie on the subject, avocadoes, string or green beans, squash, eggplant, green...
    June 26, 2015 512 0