Posts Tagged ‘ healthy eating ’

Getting Kids to Eat Their Veggies

Posted on February 8th, 2016 by Lisa Holcomb

Getting Kids to eat their veggies

If you are like most parents, you have the age old struggle of getting kids to eat their veggies.  There are ways to get those much needed nutrients into their little bodies without a battle. Need some ideas on how to get those servings into your children’s (or family’s) diet?  1. Readily Available. Try to [&hellip

Tips For Keeping Your Kids Fit and Healthy

Posted on March 26th, 2014 by Lisa Holcomb

keeping kids fit and healthy

Do you struggle with keeping junk food out of your home?  Check out BAM’s article featured on the Teach Them Diligently blog for tips on keeping your kids fit and healthy

Fruit Pops – a healthy snack for kids!

Posted on May 21st, 2013 by Patti Brown

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The sun is shining, school is winding down and we’re feeling summer break on the horizon. Summer time means melon time here in Texas and I can’t wait to try these Fruit Pops – a healthy snack for kids! I can’t remember where I stumbled on the idea of serving fruit like lollipops, but it [&hellip

Homemade Nutella Recipe

Posted on May 1st, 2013 by Shani

Let’s see, how to introduce this recipe?  Um, if you’ve had Nutella, then introductions really aren’t necessary except to say DID YOU KNOW YOU CAN MAKE IT YOURSELF?!  (Thank you! to the BAM member who shared that valuable tidbit.)  If you are unfamiliar with Nutella then really all you need to know is roasted hazelnuts [&hellip

Homemade Baking Mix

Posted on March 27th, 2013 by Shani

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Have you ever wished you could make your own homemade baking mix rather than have to purchase the premade store bought mix?  If you try to read the ingredients on the package of these baking mixes, you most likely won’t be able to pronounce most of them.  Who wants to put that into their bodies?  [&hellip

Ten Healthy Snacks for Kids

Posted on March 14th, 2013 by Shani

Are you needing some new healthy ideas to nourish the endlessly hungry tummies at your house?  The Mayo Clinic provides this guidance: No. 1: Keep junk food out of the house.  Your child won’t clamor for cookies, candy bars or chips if you don’t keep them on hand. Set a good example by choosing healthy [&hellip

Brain Power Dairy Free Chocolate Pudding

Posted on March 12th, 2013 by Shani

Getting kids to try new things takes some serious creativity and effort.  Some were just not born with an adventurous outlook regarding food.  Fortunately, there are fantastic recipes with healthy ingredients that, if offered alone, might result in turned up noses.  Who cares if the veggies/fruits are part of the dessert, as long as they’ve [&hellip