Homemade Hot Cocoa & Marshmallows

Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix -- Real Mom Nutrition

Looking for something to do with your little people while they’re home from school this week? From-scratch cocoa trumps Swiss Miss any day of the week. And making homemade marshmallows is easier than it sounds–and your kids will be amazed by how a few simple ingredients whip up into white, glossy, sticky deliciousness. 1.0 from…

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Peanut Butter Noodles With Carrots & Broccoli

Peanut Noodles

Remember the Food Guide Pyramid? It’s, like, so last year. In its place, the government’s experts have given us MyPlate–which is basically what a lot of dietitians have been telling people for years: Fill half of your plate with fruit and vegetables and divide the other half between protein and grains. But of course it’s…

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Fitness Challenge Giveaway: My (Second) Favorite Workout DVD

I am hopelessly devoted to Jillian Michaels’ exercise DVDs. It all began two years ago with the 30 Day Shred, which brought me back from the depths of a post-baby funk that I wrote about here. I love that workout because it’s fast (25 minutes!) and efficient, with circuits of strength training, cardio, and abs. Though…

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