Why You Shouldn’t Serve Foods in Their Packaging

If you are anything like me, you love food but don’t always have time to cook everything from scratch. Which is completely okay! But also means we have to purchase pre-packaged foods. While it is okay to make convenience or snack foods as part of a balanced lifestyle, one of the keys is to REMOVEContinue reading “Why You Shouldn’t Serve Foods in Their Packaging”

Books for Kids about Food

How food is produced How did that get in my lunchbox? By Chris Butterworth Where does Broccoli Come From? by Arielle Lebovitz We are the Gardeners By Joanna Gaines and Kids It All Starts with a Seed by Usborne Lola Plants a Garden by Anna McQuinn From Seed to Pumpkin: Let’s Read and Find OutContinue reading “Books for Kids about Food”

Protein for Picky Eaters

PSA: PROTEIN COMES FROM A VARIETY OF SOURCES NOT👏JUST👏MEAT👏- and protein needs are incredibly easy to meet for little ones, even picky eaters typically get enough protein. Many people tend to automatically think meat or animal products like milk, yogurt and cheese when I mention “protein” but not all protein has to come from meat!!Continue reading “Protein for Picky Eaters”

Sprinkles for Picky Eaters

Let me introduce you to the magic of ✨SPRINKLES✨when it comes to feeding your child! We love to sprinkle all kinds of things on our foods. It’s a great way to help engage a child – especially a picky eater- with a new/less favorable food. Just like dips ( check out this post), sprinkles canContinue reading “Sprinkles for Picky Eaters”

Tips for Helping Your Little Learn to Like Veggies

While Learning to Like Veggies can take some time (and by that I do actually mean patience, read here about the importance of repeat exposures) here are some tips to help your child learn to like veggies (and keep you sane 😉)

Importance of Exposure to New & Less Favorable Foods

Exposure is just a fancy word for what really means “patience”. Feeding kids is not for the faint of heart! It’s tough. And if you get caught up in the “right now” you lose sight of what really happens with exposures. They build upon each other!! What was just a touch today, turns to aContinue reading “Importance of Exposure to New & Less Favorable Foods”