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Pleasanton Weekly

- January 28, 2011

'Super foods' make super snacks

Let kids help decide what's best for munching

by Jacqui Love Marshall

Growing up in Miami, my after-school snacks were often something juicy plucked from a backyard tree -- a mango, banana, guava or such. To get more formal, my mother -- who was rarely there when I arrived home from school, usually working -- gave me clear instructions about what was allowed before dinner and what I could safely make on my own.

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--Jacqui Love Marshall lives in San Ramon with her pug, Nina Simone, and volumes of cookbooks and recipes.