Healthy Kids

25 Healthy Christmas Snacks and Party Foods

Adding Christmas cheer to snacks and party foods for kids can be simple and fast.  Honestly.  Just the way you plate up raw vegetables or a tray of fruit can take ordinary fruits and vegetables and elevate them to merry…

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Holiday Gift Idea: Cranberry Almond Granola Jars

Whole grain, lightly-sweetened Cranberry Almond Granola Jars make a warm and welcome holiday gift! Have you ever heard these words from a friend around the holiday season? “Oh, you don’t have to get me anything. Really!” Some friends are just…

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Easy Weeknight Stir-Fry Recipe

Stir-fry is one of our go-to recipes for a quick and healthy dinner! We love that this stir-fry recipe uses ingredients you probably have on hand, and it's really versatile so you can tweak it and really make it your own. It's…

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25 Creative Non-Treat Neighbor Christmas Gifts

Christmas is a time where we enjoy spreading cheer to all around us, whether it’s through Christmas caroling, donating food to the food bank, baking Christmas treats, or giving gifts. Many of us enjoy giving gifts to neighbors, teachers, package…

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Sweet Potato Noodle & Egg Tacos with Citrus Guac [from Superfood Weeknight Meals]

A quick dinner bursting with healthy superfoods? Yes, please! These sweet potato noodle and egg tacos come together in under 30 minutes and use basic ingredients. This delicious recipe comes from our friend Kelly's new cookbook Superfood Weeknight Meals - a fantastic resource…

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Give the Gift of Sleep This Holiday Season

The holiday season is quickly approaching.  Not sure what to get for the little ones on your list?  Why not give the gift of sleep this holiday season?  As a Child Sleep Consultant, I discourage parents from buying every new…

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Allergen Friendly Holiday Buckeyes

Creamy sweet inside with a chocolate shell all perfectly safe for those with common food allergies! Coming from experience, the holidays can be a bit of a challenge for those with food allergies. After years of working through some of…

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MyPlate and the Update on Dairy

The dairy food group is one of the five food groups found on MyPlate.  Why is it so important?  Because dairy contains nutrients, such as calcium, vitamin D, potassium, and protein, needed for bone health and for the health and…

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It’s Cuties Season: Celebrate with a Cuties & Carrots Smoothie!

We’re so excited to partner with Cuties this year to help celebrate the beginning of Cuties season, and get our kids eating more fresh fruit! When I go grocery shopping, I often have two competing thoughts. One is that I…

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12 Days of Healthy Christmas Activities for Families

Christmas is a magical time of year.  As a family, a way to make it even merrier is to spend quality time together.   Our 12 days of healthy Christmas for families list is an excellent way to add Christmas themed…

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