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 of collected candy, we all know that letting them loose on their loot could lead to some scary side-effects (que stomach ache, cavities, unhealthy habits, […]
Nowadays, creative cakes are all the rage, and so is sticking to a healthy and nutritious diet. So why not combine the two into a super-creative, super-cute, any-occasion treat?! In today’s blog, we’re showing you how to take a birthday cake to the next – and healthy – level!
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. It’s easy to throw a frozen breakfast sandwich in the microwave, or grab a few granola bars, but who really knows that’s in them? This […]
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:
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.