Not So Nutritious Foods For Kids

It’s perfectly common for kids to go through a picky stage at the dinner table. As parents we typically stress over eating enough and getting a good balance of nutritious foods for kids, but some seemingly healthy foods your kids might like could be misleading. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, poor snack choices increase a child’s caloric intake and can lead to childhood obesity. Here’s a list of the 5 most popular foods that aren’t as healthy as {Read More}

A Ghoulish Treat: Healthy Fall Snack for Kids

As Halloween is quickly approaching you see the store shelves fully stocked with sugary confections of all sorts. Your kids are bound to get their fill of trick-or-treat sweets when they go door to door in their cute costumes. If you’re looking for a fun way to provide a healthy fall snack for kids, here is a recipe they’ll enjoy making with you almost as much as they’ll enjoy eating them. Check out these ideas for seasonal snacks that are {Read More}

Fun and Healthy Snack Ideas

Snack time is a great time to give children a break from playing and allows them to refuel their bodies for optimal growth. There are so many convenience snacks on the shelves that are loaded with hidden sugars, sodium, fats, and other ingredients you may not want your child to be consuming in excess. Things like cookies and candy are ok for occasional treats, but you should always have nutritious foods included in their snacks. Here are some fun and {Read More}

Healthy Halloween Treats

Halloween is quickly approaching and that means it’s time to stock up for those little trick-or-treaters. It’s one of those holidays that kids look forward to as they fill up their bags full of goodies while dressed up in scary (and cute) costumes. Those tasty Halloween treats don’t have to be full of sugar. We’ve got ideas for healthy halloween treats that parents can feel better about letting their kids have. When my daughter comes home with her bag full {Read More}

Super foods for Kids

At some point, your child is likely to go through a picky eating stage. It is very common for kids and toddlers to go through a phase where they only want to eat a certain type of food and they’ll want it every day of the week. Popular ‘kid’ foods typically include mac and cheese, chicken nuggets, and spaghetti Os. While these aren’t necessarily bad foods, they lack in nutrition compared to other options. You can encourage your child’s healthy {Read More}