Yogurt for Kids’ Snacks: How To?!

Yogurt is a really great option for snacks. Its full of vitamins, minerals, protein, and (usually) probiotics. I’d like to share you with a guide to help you pick the best yogurt and also what to do with it! First, here are some nutrition specifics of yogurt. 100g of plain Read more…

Kid on the go

13 Healthy Take-n-Go Snacks

As we’ve discussed in prior snack articles, snacking is A-OK. The goal with a snack is to think of it as a mini meal. Once you’re in that mini meal mindset you’ll feel comfortable serving your child (and yourself) similar foods like you would serve at a meal. This helps Read more…

Healthy, high-protein, high-calcium popsicles

If you’re looking for a fun summertime snack that’s healthy, delicious, colorful, and your kids can help you make… You’re in the right place. Save or pin this post!This recipe is easily customizable, it’s full of nutrients including calcium, protein, pro and prebiotics (the stuff that keeps the bacteria in Read more…

4th Of July Snack Plate

4th of July flag snack plate! We’ve got veggies, fruit, two kinds of easy yogurt dip (recipes below), and cheese. It’s really a perfect plate because it covers several food groups, flavors, and textures. Not to mention it’s beautiful and fun. Dip for the fruit:– Greek yogurt 1/2 cup– Cinnamon Read more…

Boozy Yogurt Dessert

This really is the perfect dessert snack that is still healthy, but satisfying and delicious.Take some of your favorite plain yogurt, add some of your favorite fruit, add a drizzle of Bailey’s Irish Cream. Here’s some nutrition info:– 30ml (~oz) of original Bailey’s contains ~100kcal– 1/2 cup of plain 2% Read more…

Pancakes

Easy Whole Wheat Cocoa Pancakes

These guys are great to make with your kids and freeze your leftovers…or make a double batch and freeze. A great way to keep your family healthy is to have some ready-(home)made pancakes on hand. You’ll need these ingredients: 1 3/4 cups whole wheat flour 1/4 cup cocoa powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder Read more…

picky toddler

Picky Eaters, Pre-Made Snacks, Proactive Parents

If you’ve read my various snack idea articles (linked here, here, and here) and you’re thinking… “My kids won’t eat that”. Well, I’ve got you covered! You’re the parent! It’s your job to supply nutritious food. Your child’s job is to decide how much and if they will eat. Should Read more…

Takengochill

4 Healthy Snacks to Chill

Dr. Wiki defines a snack as a small portion of food eaten between meals. As our culture diversified and food is now readily and cheaply available, people often associate the word ‘snack’ with being unhealthy. It’s a real shame, because healthy snacks help maintain a healthy weight by preventing overeating Read more…