Kid-Friendly Summer Recipe Round-Up

Kids are adorable until they get to the dinner table and see a plate that is full of vitamin and minerals. Kids do not want gourmet. They want simple, easy-to-eat foods. Thanks to a lot of ingenious parents all around the world, there is no reason why you cannot give them both. 1. Roll-Ups If you want to reduce your child’s caloric intake, substituting bread for tortillas make for a go-to roll-up ...

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Top Summer Fruits And Veggies

With summer gardens overflowing with healthy produce, we thought you would like to know which ones to choose to make fresh, heat quenching recipes that make those summer days unforgettable. Here are the top summer fruits and veggies that your family will appreciate as you create memories that include a few FRIDGEFRESH®summer dishes. 1. Melons HariMitti has an informative article entitled, “What To Eat To Beat The Heat” which lists essential produce ...

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Top 5 Summer Recycling Tips

  Did you know that only a tenth of trash gets recycled annually? With most kids out of school for the summer, it is the perfect season to get your family involved with recycling activities while visiting the beach, taking a vacation, or arranging activities that include the neighborhood. It takes only a few minutes to engage in these top five summer recycling tips. 1. Start A Family Recycling Fund For A ...

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Food-Saving Tips and Tricks

In America, 40% of food ends up in landfills which the EPA estimates for Americans is $161 billion annually. If you are a parent who cooks and clears the table, you know exactly how much food in your household goes from the table to the garbage each day. Even when you refrigerate meals, the shelf life is so short that most families forget to eat them. More families are starting ...

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Recipe Round-Up! 3 Easy Dinner’s

Let’s face it. Monday to Friday are the worst days to prepare home-cooked meals. From work to school, most parents want easy-to-cook recipes after an exhausting day at the office. So, what if you could have easy homemade meals? Here is our favorite recipe round-up. Three easy dinners will leave your family well-fed and ready for the leftovers. Spicy Salmon and Cilantro Rice  Ingredients: Salmon Fillets (One Per Family Member) Olive Oil 1 Lime Squeezed ...

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Unique Fruits Your Family Will Love

Unless you are a world traveler, your knowledge of exotic fruit names is probably as limited to those offered at your farmer’s market. While bananas, apples, and grapes are readily available sources of vitamins and minerals, an excellent way to diversify your diet is by trying exotic fruits. Fresh Fridge has identified seven unique fruits your family will love. Tamarillo  This reddish fruit is a native to South America. People often ...

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Eco Friendly Tips for Busy Moms

For mothers worldwide, it is a bit daunting to work, care for the home, and take care of the family. On top of these daily tasks, many supermoms also rise to the challenge by making lifestyle choices that are environmentally safe for family members as well. Here are three eco-friendly tips for busy moms that will save time, energy, and money. Cut Down On Food Costs And Waste One of the weekly ...

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Sneaky Ways To Get Your Kids Veggie Servings In

Adults know vegetables are vital to a healthy existence. Children, however, know nothing is exciting enough to get them to eat them. Just saying the word sends them running from the dining room. So, what are parents to do? Here are seven sneaky ways to get your kids’ veggie servings in without them even knowing.   Puree Vegetables In A Sauce   A great way to use a variety of vegetables is to puree ...

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Fight Teen Anxiety and Depression With Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

New research findings suggest that one simple way to combat teen anxiety and depression is to eat healthy fresh foods. The number of teens who experience anxiety and depression has spiked in the past few years since 2011.   A recent study by researchers in New Zealand* suggests that increasing consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables may improve mental health and well being in as little as 2 weeks. USDA dietary guidelines ...

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Parenting Tips To Help Kids Eat Healthy

  You don’t need a degree in nutrition to raise healthy kids. But what makes the biggest difference when it comes to helping your kids develop good healthy eating habits? First and foremost, it’s your attitude towards food as well as your confidence to instill healthy eating habits while they're young. You've probably heard the usual advice that suggests exposing them to a variety of foods, limiting sugary drinks, and being ...

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