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School lunch power bars 3 ways

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Store-bought granola bars are convenient for school lunches but… I wanted something more nutritious and frankly better tasting for my kids. Sure there are ways to make better granola bar choices (How to choose a better granola bar) but they are not an everyday food at our house. These lunch bars pack in 1 1/2 cups of grated carrot and …

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5 Ways to work oats into school lunches

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 Why do we have to buy this wheaty bird seed bread? Meet my son. You might expect a dietitian’s kid to love everything whole grain well, no. That can be bit of a worry when heart disease, cancer and diabetes run in our family and I know eating whole grains protects against those diseases and keeps kids’ bowel function in …

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5 Surprising things to know about oats – Quiz!

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Get the most out of your oats. Do you know how? The tips offered in this quiz might surprise you. Oats have about the same antioxidant activity as broccoli. T/F? TRUE: And why does that matter? A diet rich in antioxidants slashes our risk for cancer, heart disease and diabetes by protecting our cells from damage caused by pollution and more. …