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FFTC’s Guide to School Lunches
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Super Bowl Snacks & Fun at Home
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40+ Ideas for School Halloween Treats

FFTC’s Guide to School Lunches

School lunches are packed and loaded.  We are ready for the big day.  The first day of school.  Whether you are starting a new school or a new school year, our kids need to eat.

Gianna visits WCCO to talk about packing school lunches.


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Super Bowl Snacks & Fun at Home

The SuperBowl may not be in the Twin Cities this year, but let’s be the tough Minnesotans that we are and embrace the fun excuse for a party. Let’s have some Super Bowl Fun at Home!

Super Bowl Fun at Home

We’ve invited Tiffany Cavegn from The Kids Cooking School to help us make our Super Bowl Parties even more fun!
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40+ Ideas for School Halloween Treats

A few years ago, the members of a parenting group I belong to were discussing a letter sent home regarding school Halloween treats. This particular school was concerned with fat count and all treats had to be within certain fat guidelines. Other schools have allergy restrictions or limits on sugar. Some schools require only pre-packaged food for insurance reasons. This feels like another parenting hoop to jump through; but with so many treat-filled holidays, it is understandable.

That year, I and most of the parents in my group were leaning toward Clementine Jack-o’lanterns. However, I wondered,

“What if everyone brought Clementines as their treat?”

That’s a LOT of sticky clementines. So, I searched the web and found some alternate ideas for school Halloween treats. Not every one of these ideas is going to fit every dietary demand and some will be less expensive than others. Hopefully this round up will give us some ideas.

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