Tag: healthy kids snack ideas

5th Annual Homemade Ice Pop Recipes

It’s back, my annual home-made ice pop recipe collection. Some may call these homemade popsicles or paletas. Or, frozen smoothies. Whatever you call them they’re a delicious summer treat. I want to give a big shout out to Carla, the

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Banana Roll Ups

Sometimes the classics are a classic for a reason. Bananas and peanut butter simply taste great together. Here’s a fun way to bring this classic duo together. I’m choosing to share it today because it’s easy for young hands to

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Peaceful Fruits: A Healthy Snack Food that also Does Good

A new feature that I’ll be doing on occasion is reviewing food items. Why? Because I know that sometimes you just want to know what the heck to put in your grocery cart.  Any foods that I share with you

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Banana Ice Cream (Dairy and Sugar Free)

I wish that I had discovered this recipe earlier in my life. It’s creamy, smooth and delicious – just like ice cream! While it’s vegan and sugar-free, the best thing about this recipe (besides the taste) is that it only

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Fresh Fruit Granitas

Similar to a slushie but made with real fruit, granitas are super refreshing in the summer heat. They’re easy to prepare. The only tricky thing is to plan ahead so that you’re home and you remember to break up the

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Nuts: Why You Want More Than Just Almonds

Have you taken the healthy step of including nuts in your daily eating habits? Perhaps you’re eating nuts because of their healthy fats. Or, because you’re eating a more clean, plant-based diet. Or, because they make a great protein-rich snack

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Healthy Shamrock Smoothies

I’m a true kid of the 1980’s Canadian suburbs. Growing up, we went to McDonalds a couple of times a year. One of those times each year, guarenteed, was in March. Why? If you grew up similar to me, you

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Don’t Be Heavy-Handed with “Nutrition” Talk

I had the best time on Friday! I was invited to the Valentine’s Day party at the local elementary school. I brought a variety of fruits and veggies and led an activity where we used cookie cutters to cut out

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Golden Milk

golden-turmeric-milk

I created this recipe for two reasons. The first is that I love a warm mug of hot chocolate on cold evenings. But I wasn’t crazy about the amount of sugar in it. Second, I’ve been reading about the positive

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Can Kids Have Too Much Fruit?

How Much is Enough Food for My Baby

This question that I recently got from a mom points to how it’s normal for kids to have preferences (even as young as 8 months). As the parent it’s part of your role to create the environment for your child

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