Cooking for the Picky Eater
Cooking for the Picky Eater

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  • Selective eaters are likely lacking many of the vitamins and minerals needed for good health. 
  • Being creative with food choices and presentation can entice your picky eater to try something new.
  • With time, patience, and repeated opportunities to try new foods, picky eating may go by the wayside.
Dirty Tricks for Clean Eating
Dirty Tricks for Clean Eating

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  • Be and creative in how you introduce new flavors, using purees and other tricks.
  • Keep an open mind and allow kids some autonomy to choose and adapt to new foods over time.
  • Make subtle changes to keep family favorites, but with less sugar and more fun.
How to feed a teenage boy without breaking the bank
How to feed a teenage boy without breaking the bank

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  • Provide your teen with healthy choices, but don’t nag or lecture.
  • Prepare healthy snacks ahead of time to make them easy to grab.
  • Preparing a well-thought-out grocery list will help discourage unhealthy and expensive impulse buys.
Whole Grain Pita Pizzas
Whole Grain Pita Pizzas

These whole grain pita pizzas are kid-approved and easy for little hands to assemble. Kids are more likely to eat what they make, so these are a great way to get your kids to eat their veggies. And roasting vegetables in the oven makes them super yummy! Quick tip: Chopping vegetables up into smaller pieces … Continue reading “Whole Grain Pita Pizzas”

On-the-Go Breakfast Egg Cups Recipe
On-the-Go Breakfast Egg Cups Recipe

This recipe is the perfect on-the-go breakfast. Make them ahead of time, refrigerate or freeze them, and then heat them in the microwave when you are ready to eat! Ingredients 1 – cooking spray 6 large – egg 1/4 cup – milk 1/8 teaspoon – salt 1/8 teaspoon – black pepper, ground 1 medium – … Continue reading “On-the-Go Breakfast Egg Cups Recipe”

Easy Vegetable Tortellini Soup
Easy Vegetable Tortellini Soup

This soup comes together in less than 30 minutes and is made with fresh carrots, celery, kale and more. Best of all, the soup is cooked in one pot and tastes great as leftovers! Ingredients 1 tablespoon – olive oil 1/2 medium – onion 2 clove – garlic 1 medium – carrot 1 stalk – … Continue reading “Easy Vegetable Tortellini Soup”

White Bean One Pot Chili Recipe
White Bean One Pot Chili Recipe

Not only are beans healthy, but they’re cheap. Adding some legumes to your diet is a great way to eat healthier without breaking the budget. And chili is a great way to warm up on a cold day. Ingredients 2 breast – chicken breast 1 medium – onion 1 clove – garlic 1 tbsp – … Continue reading “White Bean One Pot Chili Recipe”

Cinnamon Almonds
Cinnamon Almonds

Nuts are a great addition to your children’s diet. Experts recommend including 1 ounce of nuts per day. The reason? They are richly dense with good fats, including Omega 3, ALA, and monounsaturated fats. They are rich in vitamin E. They are highly satiating so they make a perfect snack. They are rich in magnesium … Continue reading “Cinnamon Almonds”

Halloween Pot Pie
Halloween Pot Pie

This Halloween help your family get their veggies by making individual mini-mummy and mini-spider pot pies. Pot pies are the perfect way to dress up vegetables and these are so cute that your kids will find them irresistible. Your kids can also help by making their own spooky creations.   Halloween Pot Pie Recipe Filling … Continue reading “Halloween Pot Pie”

Whole Wheat Pumpkin Muffin Recipe
Whole Wheat Pumpkin Muffin Recipe

Nothing says fall like the smell of pumpkin baking in the oven! These little muffins are perfect for breakfast or an after-school snack. Plus pumpkins are loaded with fiber, vitamin A and E, and iron. Ingredients 2 cups pureed or canned pumpkin 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/3 cup oil (canola or vegetable) 1/3 cup unsweetened … Continue reading “Whole Wheat Pumpkin Muffin Recipe”

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