Tag Archives: healthy kids diet
Creative Healthy Meals for Kids

Creative Healthy Meals for Kids

Making healthy meals fun can get kids excited about foods that are normally on the “no” list.

pear sauce

Homemade Pear Sauce: An Apple Alternative

Homemade pear sauce has a more subtle flavor than applesauce, makes an elegant addition to any food in need of sweet side and kids love it.

sugar, kids' health

Excessive Sugar Intake Can Cause Addiction

This study provides evidence that sugar can be addictive.

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Homemade Whole Wheat Flat Bread with Rosemary

This whole wheat flat bread is the first result of my desire to make my own healthy bread without any sugar that the kids will enjoy too.

Avocado ice cream, healthy dessert

Avocado Ice Cream with Chia Seeds

This easy homemade ice cream blends four delicious flavors rich in nutritional and health benefits.

Healthy cookies

Anytime Oatmeal Cookies

These fresh-baked homemade healthy oatmeal cookies boast whole grain goodness, and they’re a great way to warm up the kitchen in cool autumn weather (they make a perfect lunchbox treat, too). They are also a great way to get kids to snack healthy.

Cooking with kids, Kidstir, green parenting

Cooking with Kids: Kidstir and What’s in the Box

Kidstir brings cooking with kids to another level.

kids and bees, child education

Teaching Kids about Bees

Also: Kids and vegetables.

An Afternoon Smoothie Is Absolute Bliss

Who doesn’t love fruit drinks? And if they’re healthy and easy to prepare, what’s not to love?

healthy snacks

Golden Baked Plantain Chips

Potato chip lovers of all ages will love this easy-to-make, much healthier snack.

When To Choose Organic

When Should You Choose Organic Food?

For which fruits and vegetables is organic the smart choice–and why? Plus: An updated 2014 “dirty dozen” list.

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Are Your Kids Eating Enough Fruit and Veggies?

Learn how many servings of fruit and vegetables your children need for a healthy and balanced diet and see our tips on how to get kids to eat them.

children and creativity, kids art

Sugar in Healthy Snacks, Refreshing Cold Noodle Dishes for Hot Summer Days, How to Raise a Creative Child

Added sugar in many “healthy snacks”, refreshing cold noodle dishes are the perfect meal for hot summer days, new book helping parents to foster children’s creativity.

healthy breakfast

Healthy Breakfast: Homemade Granola Bowl

This simple, kid-friendly recipe for homemade granola–with fresh additions like fruit and yogurt–will get your day off to a healthy start.

healthy eating habits

Your Kids, Your Fridge and Healthy Eating Habits

Stocking your shelves and arranging your fridge can be important steps toward making sure your kids are developing healthy eating habits.