Healthy Snacks for Hungry Kids

Got kids who are always hungry? Let’s rephrase that, got kids? Here are some healthy snacks to make sure they’re satisfied in good ways. It would seem that kids are always hungry: breakfast, 2nd breakfast, elevensies, luncheon…. Oh wait! Is that hobbits or kids? Same thing, really. While three (or more) good meals are a […]

How to Make Snacking Healthier (Plus 20 Healthy Snack Ideas for Kids)

Want to improve your family’s diet? Check out these healthy snack ideas to offer your kids better choices and feel good about what you feed them. I am not the most regimented person in the world. While I serve my family three meals a day, the timing of those meals can vary. Breakfast happens between 7 and […]

5 Ways to Eat Healthier on a Budget

Looking to improve your family’s diet, but not sure how to pull it off on a budget? Consider these 5 ways to eat healthier on a budget. Spaghetti Squash Jambalaya One of the dilemmas about food — and there are many these days — is that the healthier food is also the more expensive food. The […]

Make Healthy Meals Happy Ones

How can we make healthy meals happy ones? Win your kids to healthy foods through their heads as well as their hearts. We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites. We’ve […]

Help Your Family Eat Less Sugar & Feel Healthier

Want to improve your family’s diet? Consider providing naturally-sweetened and unsweetened treats to help your family eat less sugar. One of the things that the FishKids love about a visit to Trader Joe’s is the chance to hunt for the stuffed animal and earn a treat. In case you didn’t know, each location has its own little […]

Make Junk Food Yourself

Want to improve your family’s diet?  Instead of buying the mediocre commercial products, make junk food yourself — at home, for cheaper. I’ve always been a DIY kind of girl. At some points in life it was to have a sense of accomplishment, but more often than not, it’s been a matter of dollars and […]

How to Get Your Family to Eat More Whole Grains

Want to improve your family’s diet? Help your family eat more whole grains by giving them a bigger piece of the pie. See that? That sweet, spicy, delicious cherry crumble? That, my friends, is chock full of fruit and whole grains. Yes, really. And it is absolutely delicious. I know that there’s much debate about grains […]

How to Get Your Kids to Eat More Vegetables

Want to improve your family’s diet? Make fresh produce a little easier to swallow. Follow these tips to get your kids to eat more vegetables. You can read every “healthy eating” or nutrition book under the sun and you’ll see a range of recommendations. Some folks say no grains. Others say no meat. Still others say […]