Erica Hill’s Family Dinner Fix

When the CBS This Morning cohost sounded the alarm that her meal planning was stuck in a rut, the Parents team swooped in with slow-cooker recipes and tips every busy mom can use.

Text by Karen Cicero, Recipes by Jenna Helwig

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Behind the Knives: Interview with Jenna Helwig

Like many self-employed chefs, Jenna Helwig wears multiple hats: personal chef, culinary instructor, recipe developer, freelance writer and TV consultant.  By Carly DeFilippo


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Summer Vacation

Pack Your Bags (And The Kids!)

Plan Your Summer Vacation By Theme—Who’s Ready For Pie-Infused Paradise?

By Jenna Helwig

They call it “summer vacation” for a reason. When the kids are out of school and the city is steamy, it’s time to get out of town. Whether you’re a beach buff or a mountain maniac, we’ve found some of America’s most family-friendly vacation spots. So hit the road or hop on a plane, and don’t forget to send us a postcard!

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To Make A Dinner My Whole Family Will Enjoy

By Michelle Levine

New York Family Magazine

December 22, 2010

What’s for dinner? It’s the dreaded question, but it’s not even my husband and children who ask it. Why should they, when I prepare separate meals for each of them on many nights? Wanting to stop the short-order-cook syndrome, I resolved to plan weekday meals ahead of time and insist that whatever I make is what’s for dinner.

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The Clean Plate Chronicles: How I Got My Kid to Eat Spinach

“What’s on the menu?”

My 3-year-old daughter, Rosa, asks me this question every night before dinner. Fortunately for my husband and me, Rosa is a pretty adventurous eater. She gobbles up squid, devours olives and wolfs down anything with meat in it. But until recently, whenever I’d tell her that spinach was on the menu, she’d say, “What else?”

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Kitchen Confidence

Fast Food

Fast Food

Rosaberry Cooking Classes

You’re no Annabel Karmel, but you can handle a puree or two.

Your child’s caregiver, well that’s another story.

Personal chef and Rosaberry founder Jenna Helwig teaches everyone in your household to whip up delicious, healthy meals in no time.

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Gourmet Next Door