Healthy Lunch Options For Kids

With back-to-school time fast approaching, your mind might be reeling about what to pack for your child’s lunch. Maybe you’re simply looking for something different to prepare for them at home. We’ve scoured the web for some healthy lunch ideas that make lunch a time that both you and your child will look forward to again and again. HEALTHY PIZZA has a pizza recipe that cuts down on the grease and pumps up the nutrition. Several of the standard ingredients can be used, but shoot for a low-sodium tomato sauce and reduced-fat cheese. Substitute a carbohydrate-packed crust for a

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How To Get Your Kids To Eat Their Vegetables

   We all remember the old saying, “you can lead a kid to vegetables, but you can’t make them eat them.” Well, maybe not, but it’s certainly true that getting your children to eat their veggies can be like pulling teeth. With a little ingenuity, however, it can be done. Here are some ideas. ENHANCE THE FLAVORS Let’s face it: many kids aren’t going to like the taste of vegetables without the incentive of additional flavoring. Try a nice ranch dip for broccoli or carrot sticks. Melt some cheese over green beans. This can act as a temporary “covering” to

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Why Your Kids Should Be Taking Daily Vitamins

  We all grew up learning the food pyramid and how many servings of fruits and veggies we ought to be eating, but it’s a rare family that sticks to the guidelines perfectly. But just because your child’s diet isn’t perfect doesn’t mean that you should settle for deficiencies in their diet. That’s the whole reason vitamin supplements exist: they fill in the nutrient gaps that you weren’t able to fill with food.   Vitamins are especially valuable for picky eaters and kids with food allergies—and what kid doesn’t struggle with their diet at one time or another? If your

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