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Nutrition and Children

Super Bowl Super Snacks

January 31, 2014

This Sunday marks the second largest food-intake day, just after Thanksgiving. That’s right, it’s Super Bowl Sunday! Most of us indulge in all things fried, greasy, and always delicious. However,
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Happy, Healthy Halloween!

October 30, 2013

Halloween is only a day away and I can guess that everyone’s sweet tooth is starting to pulse. And as much as our kids may love digging through their mounds
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Homemade Baked Oatmeal

July 17, 2013

Even during the summer morning schedules can be crazy! One thing that we should never let our children skip out on, no matter what, is a healthy and filling breakfast.
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5 Healthy Snacks for Toddlers on the Go

May 29, 2013

Snacks can be opportunities to fuel growing bodies and keep your child on a healthy eating schedule. The secret is to give healthy snacks (avoid refined carbohydrates like goldfish crackers) and portion control. Look at labels and chose foods that have less ingredients and words you can pronounce. This will help eliminate a lot of chemical add-ins. A few other tips:

Recipe for Not Wasting Toddler Food

January 10, 2013

Sometimes mealtimes with kids means a lot of half eaten food. We decided to see what leftovers would freeze into “snack drops”. We took half eaten food pouches and leftover veggies that we blended. We placed them on wax paper (just like if you were making your own yogurt drops) and froze them for a few hours.

National Chocolate Milkshake Day

September 12, 2012

Today is National Chocolate Milkshake Day and for those of us who want to hang on to the last bit of summer, we think it’s the perfect excuse to celebrate with our kids!

One of our favorite takes on the traditional milkshake is this Nutella milkshake by Julie from The Little Kitchen. It is an easy recipe (and healthier than a traditional milkshake) you can make with your children.