kid friendly snacks

How to Make Healthier, Homemade Ice Cream

Ice cream is a tasty treat, and it cools us off after a hot day. However, ice cream can be expensive, and it’s unhealthy for our growing bodies. Most ice cream sold in the store or in the ice cream truck is full of sugar and other harmful ingredients. Those treats are also often wrapped… Read more »

 

Choosing Healthy Snacks Away From Home

Moms, do you worry about what your teens might be eating away from home? As your children grow up and spend more time away from the home, it’s important to teach them to choose snacks and drinks on their own to help them learn healthy choices early in life. Healthy habits now lend to your child… Read more »

 

Choosing Healthy Snacks for Kids

Do you struggle with getting your kids to eat healthy foods? It can sometimes be hard to get your children to enjoy healthy snacks; particularly fruits and vegetables. Your children want to be just like you so what your children see you eating can influence their snacking choices. Purchasing fresh, canned, or frozen fruits and… Read more »

 

Happy and Healthy Halloween!

Halloween is such a fun time of year, for kids and adults alike. The creative costumes, the spooky decorations, and of course the bags full of candy make Halloween a very popular holiday. But that last one, the bags full of sugary candy, also makes Halloween the start of a tricky time of year to… Read more »

 

How to Make Snack Time Healthy?

Today’s post was written by Theresa Gilson, DTR, Dietetic Intern. Snack time can be challenging. Sometimes it is easier to grab that bag of potato chips than to search for a healthy alternative. What type of snacks does your family like to eat? How many snacks do you or your kids eat each day? What… Read more »

 

Smart Snacks for Your Busy Life

How many of you do a pretty good job of eating smart at your main meals, but find things start to fall apart when hunger hits mid-afternoon or after dinner? Snacks can be a great way to up your nutrition and fill in the gaps from your main meals. However, the snack foods we reach… Read more »