Presentation and availability are a key part of making crudités kid-friendly.
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Serena’s common sense snack hack: My son (3.5) is absolutely starving when we pick him up from preschool. Instead of letting him have pretzels, or some other usual snack food, I try to bring him some cut up veggies or half a sandwich. Since it’s so close to dinner, I think of this as his […]
I’m attempting to make the healthy stuff easiest and most visible in our kitchen. This way, even the youngest can grab and go.
Roasted seaweed “crisps” are one of those unlikely snacks many kids (including mine) LOVE. As in “gobble them up and beg for more.” A fun and healthy lunchbox alternative to chips.
via www.snack-girl.com Sigh. I appreciate this post by Snack Girl, aka Lisa/@Snack_Girl_, but it also crushes me a little. Through no fault of Lisa's! Her post brings to light a study that shows, yes indeed, cartoon characters on food packaging — even healthy food such as fresh fruit — makes it more appealing to kids. […]
Melissa Summers (Suburban Bliss) has a new gig at AlphaMom: Melissa's Buzz Off. Last week she talked about lunchboxes and, indirectly, about the difficult job of creatively filling them. I'm all perky and fresh-faced now, with my little yogurts all lined up in the refrigerator, and my tiny Ziplocs filled with carrot and celery sticks, […]
Eureka! Healthy, homemade potato chips you make in the microwave!
In my quest to render my job as "food hander-outer" obsolete, I'm making the kids' snacks more self-serve. To that end, I've put together a snack box that sits in the cupboard and is reachable by everyone. For a while, I was portioning everything into little single-serving cups, which works well for bulk and homemade […]
I love it when the whole family's involved! Will, husband of legendary Parenthacker Hedra, sent this in…perfect for grab-and-go summer snacking: A few weeks ago I was grocery shopping with the girls, and Miss M wanted more Jell-O ™ cups, but they now use high fructose corn syrup, which she can't have. Very sad Miss […]
Rednexmama read the labels on so-called “fruit snacks” — those little packages of gummy fruit candies — and found quite a difference between brands: I actually found super-yummy fruit snacks that aren’t just sugar under the guise of “made with real fruit.” (Seriously? Have you read the nutrional info on those? They’re candy. Pure and […]