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healthy eating for kids

Is Your Toddler Getting Enough Nutrition?

Little picky eaters can leave you wondering if they are getting all of the nutrients they need to grow and thrive. Most small children will have opinions about the food you serve. Smell, texture and appearance can mean as much to them as taste. You don’t want every meal to be a fight, and heaven […]

Is Crystal Light Bad for Kids?

Hey, for that matter, is it o.k. for us?

Helping Your Child Lose Weight

Our parenting instinct is to feed our children. Trying to help your child lose weight is really, really hard. There is no easy answer, but there are some helpful suggestions. Some of them are obvious, but I think they are worth listing. Weight issues are about so much more than food and exercise. 1. Always […]

Amy’s Gluten-Free Oatmeal Bake

I came across this recipe the other day but had to make a few changes. It’s a delicious, healthy snack or breakfast and you can make ahead and freeze in single portions if you like. My kids love it as well. I made a few of them to give to...

Ode to Soup

A big pot of homemade soup is a healthy, delicious and nutritious way to warm up for lunch or dinner.

On the Go Healthy Snacks

As the busyness of the holidays takes over your life, you do not have to skip meals to get things done or worse - nosh on junk food as a quick hunger fix. Choose from any of these healthy quick snacks that will satisfy and keep you going until you can have a real meal.

We Found a Fast-Food, Healthy, Preservative-Free Kids’ Meal!

Tired of unhealthy fast food options for the kids filled with sugar and preservatives? Panera hasĀ a new take on the average kids’ meal. While kids’ meals at most fast food chains are limited to 3 or 4 options–usually one that chicken nuggets–Panera is offering kids’ portions (and pricing) on 40 of their adult entrees. You […]

Maxing Out on Multivitamins

Check your kids' multivitamins - you could be giving too much of a good thing.