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10 Easy and Healthy Lunch Ideas for Your Child’s Lunchbox

Lisa Zatcoff, a Nutritionist Dietetic Technician Registered (NDTR) and mother of three, says that a healthy lunch should be packed with a variety of nutrients including...

Free Chips & Guacamole for National Avocado Day

On Saturday, July 31, Rubio’s is celebrating National Avocado Day by giving out free chips and guacamole. PLUS a giveaway!

Strawberry Kiwi Popsicle Recipe

School might be just around the corner but the hot temperatures won't be going away any time soon. It's still the perfect time to...

Play chef at home with local takeout food kits

While many local restaurants have reopened, families in greater Phoenix may be hesitant to venture back for dine-in service while COVID-19 cases continue to...

Dining and distancing: Mesa family shares their experience

Rebecca Powers of Mesa took her 12-year-old son Jaxson to lunch Tuesday at one of their favorite local restaurants — BJ’s Restaurant and Brewery...

Restaurants reopen to a rush of relief, and remaining mixed feelings

Early Monday evening was just as busy as a weekend happy hour at the O.H.S.O. Eatery and nano-Brewery, thanks to a reopening rush. O.H.S.O....

Take-out meals your kids will love

Supporting local restaurants is a win-win: You get a night off from cooking, and there are some great takeout deals now. Here are a few family favorites.

What’s for breakfast, lunch AND dinner?

Now that the entire family is home all day every day, the burning “What’s for dinner?” question has now extended to breakfast, lunch, and snacks.

While the shelves are bare and you’ve got the time — bake bread!

It only takes seven ingredients — yeast, water, milk, salt, flour, butter and sugar — and lots of time, which we now have, because we’re not going anywhere.

Local school districts scramble to provide meals for kids during school closures

With Arizona schools closed until at least April 10, schools and districts are trying to provide meals to tens of thousands of children. Here's how.

Raising Outdoor Kids: Four reasons gardening is great for tiny humans

We call our raised garden boxes an urban micro-farm, because it is. Tending it is good for our tiny humans.

Sari on Science: Super-secret spy messages … via banana!

My daughter started kindergarten this year, so I’m packing her daily lunches for the first time. As I was admiring our new collection of...

9-year-old Scottsdale student wins Walk On! Kids Cooking Challenge

David Hummert, a 9-year-old from Sonoran Sky Elementary School in Scottsdale, won Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona’s 2019 Walk On! Kids Cooking Challenge...

Kids Eat Free: Arizona restaurants where kids eat free (or nearly free)

Note: These deals can expire or change. Please call to verify with each restaurant. PHOENIX Blue Agave Mexican Cantina 7000 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix 480-419-6375 • blueagavemexicancantina.com 
Concept: Local traditional and...

Scramble: Egg recipes offer a great introduction to cooking for kids

When Angie Harmon enrolled her two young sons in a cooking class on eggs, she had more in mind than breakfast in bed. A board...

Emily Dixon: 8 tips for quick and healthy family meals

"Too many of us are not eating together at home with family because we think it’s too hard” to prepare meals, says Gilbert mom...



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