Posts Tagged ‘ kids healthy snacks ’

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

Beat the After-School Hunger

Posted on October 1st, 2013 by Lisa Holcomb

After school snack ideas

Your kids hit the front door after school and what is the first thing out of their mouths? “I’m starving!” And it’s said with enough enthusiasm that you would think they hadn’t eaten all day. They want food and they want it fast. As tempting as it might be to shove a cookie in their [&hellip

Homemade (Better than Nature Valley!) Granola Bars

Posted on April 9th, 2013 by Karee

Homemade Granola Bars by Build a Menu

What kid doesn’t like a really good granola bar? OK, maybe there are some kids who don’t, but what if they could make the granola bars themselves and add their favorite ingredients to make it even better? I’m betting they might just decide they love granola bars after all. This week’s Cooking With Kids recipe [&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