Tag: kids’ meals

Beyond Chicken Nuggets: When Kids Eat Out, Can They Eat Well?

by in Dining Out, June 11, 2014

With their steady rotation of grilled cheese and butter-topped noodles, the “kid-friendly” section of restaurant menus has always been unimaginative. But these days it’s hard not to notice that the offerings are also fairly unhealthy. The palette of food geared toward children is primarily white, brown and orange — the colors of french fries, friedRead more

Make and Freeze Back-to-School Breakfasts

by in Healthy Recipes, August 30, 2013

Some mornings if things are too hectic, kids are sent off to school with a less than healthy breakfast or no breakfast at all. Instead, you can cook and freeze breakfast fare so you always have something handy. Make a double (or triple) batch of these breakfast goodies and you’ll be getting lots of kisses and “thank you’s” as your kids head out the door.

Fish Sticks: A Healthier Catch

by in Robin's Healthy Take, August 13, 2013

Although fish sticks can be a great way to introduce kids (and other picky eaters) to seafood, they’re basically breaded, fried, bland-tasting finger food. Yes, the omega-3 fatty acids are a terrific addition to the meal, but the 17 grams of fat per serving (3.5 ounces) isn’t. Instead of raiding the freezer, whip up aRead more

20 Kid-Friendly (and Healthy!) Summer Recipes

by in Healthy Recipes, Kid-Friendly, July 13, 2013

It’s time to break away from the same old chicken nugget and mac-and-cheese routine. The summer brings with it a bounty of fresh fruits and veggies, which make for deliciously healthy dishes your kids will love.

Talking To The Experts: Clean Eating Cookbook Author Michelle Dudash

by in Cookbooks, April 7, 2013

Registered dietitian Michelle Dudash, author of Clean Eating for Busy Families explains how simple it is prepare simple, clean meals for your busy family.

Tips for Feeding Healthy and Happy Kids: An Interview with Ellyn Satter

by in Food and Nutrition Experts, Kid-Friendly, June 6, 2012

We chatted with child nutrition expert Ellyn Satter to weigh in on the right and wrong way to feed kids.

Kid-Friendly Mac and Cheese, and a Grownup Way to Use the Leftovers

by in Healthy Recipes, Robin's Healthy Take, April 9, 2012

One common dieting pitfall parents fall into is eating food off of kids’ plates. Avoid this by making creative use of leftover kid-friendly food.