Pumpkin doesn’t have to be reserved just for the fall! Check out these delicious pumpkin muffins with flaxseed and applesauce:
Monthly Archives: February 2019
Reverse Picky Eating with Food Chaining
Becoming more selective starts around 12-18 months for most children. When they begin to differentiate between items for flavor, colors, and textures and distinguish which they prefer. For some kids, selective (or picky) eating is a short-lived stage. For others, it can become an ongoing challenge and make mealtime a stressful, chaotic experience for everyone involved.
Calcium for Toddlers and Children
Children only get one chance to build strong bones! As parents, it is our job to make sure they have to right tools to build strong bones. Children who get adequate calcium will enter adulthood with the strongest bones possible.
5 Fast Smoothie Recipes with Veggies
I always advocate that people (especially children) get their nutrients primarily from the foods they eat. And that they only use supplements if they absolutely can not meet their daily needs through what they eat…sometimes I have to find creative ways to get extra nutrients in! And one of the easiest ways to get a toddler to unknowingly have 2-3 servings of veggies- a smoothie!
Peanut Allergy Prevention
Since the early 2000s, the prevalence of food allergies in children has increased by 50% and peanut/tree allergies has more than TRIPLED! To help reduce the prevalence of this allergy, the American Academy of Pediatrics has some new guildelines of when to introduce this to your infant! Learn more: