kids healthy eating
Low-income families face unique challenges.
Mornings are hectic. The rush to get everyone out the door often means you're lucky to down a few sips of coffee before your day begins. But we all know the key to eating well starts with a good breakfast. So we've come up with a solution that should help. These easy five-minute smoothie bowls are the perfect way to kick-start your day.
Parenting expert Alyson Schafer offers her advice.
The more kids learn about food, where it comes from and how to prepare it, the more likely they are to be healthy eaters and have a healthy relationship with food. Get kids involved in cooking even if it's as simple as stirring or helping choose ingredients. Kids love to try foods they helped make!
Snacks can be our arsenal. I view healthy snacking as added insurance that picky eaters are getting the necessary nutrients when they push their dinner away. Below I give you five (hard-won) tips to say bye-bye to battles.
I don't know a soul who does not enjoy a burger once in a while. Nothing is wrong with the occasional pre-packaged meal, restaurant visit or the like. Banning it completely is a mistake and that's where the nutritional zealots need to perhaps revise some of their approach.
The verdict is in: "Children like what they know and eat what they like." So to make sure your children know healthy, here are some straightforward prescriptions for healthy at-home eating.