Category Archives: Recipes For Kids

We love our kids! What do we want for them the most? HEALTH. We collect some healthy and delicious recipes for children.

No Small Potatoes – How to Reduce Food & Packaging Waste From School Lunches

Despite thought and forward-thinking updates in schools, school design, and classroom curriculum, grade school cafeterias have not changed significantly in the past 50 years. School kids are still either buying their lunch, which they receive on a tray ("hot lunch"); or they bring lunch from home ("cold lunch"). School lunches often include a self-serve salad […]

Childhood Obesity and School Lunches – How to Put Your Child’s Lunch Under Remote Control

The School Lunch Program: Parents Surrender Control of the Children’s Food to The Federal Government and the School Boards “The reason that children are currently too fat is, in part, because they used to be too thin” – The School Lunch Programs School time, including going and coming home from school dominates a child or […]

Healthy Recipes For Kids

Healthy eating is important for proper growth in kids. Parents want to give their children a variety of nutrient-enriched food and drinks to help them grow stronger and healthier. Usually, life patterns are set in childhood and early puberty. Following a healthy diet routine and using healthy recipes will give them the benefit of enjoying […]

How to Create Healthy Party Snacks For Kids That They Will Eat

Healthy Party Snacks

Finding the right balance of healthy food that kids will eat at parties can be quite a challenge, particularly with the popularity and brand recognition of fast foods. However, with a bit of creativity and effort you can make healthy food look appetizing and fun to eat and here are a few tips. Instead of […]

School Lunches and Child Obesity

When faced with what to pack their kids for school lunches, parents are faced with a variety of novelty items that seem marketed directly to kids. From yogurt that glows in the dark to "fruit strips" that are actually made of sugar, it becomes more and more difficult to provide kids with a healthy lunch […]

Is Your Child's School Serving a Healthy Lunch?

One of the hottest topics in the media today is childhood obesity. For years, people allowed their children to drink juice and eat bologna sandwiches without much thought. However, new research has shown that most affordable juices are made primarily from sugar and that processed meats are high in fat and sodium. Parents know that […]

Safe, Nutritious Lunches for Kids with Food Allergies

Summer’s end means lunchboxes instead of sandboxes and the challenge of getting kids to eat nutritious lunches at school. This task becomes doubly challenging when kids have food allergies. According to the Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network, about 11 million people react to eight common foods including wheat, dairy, and eggs – foods that are […]

Pros and Cons of Packing Lunch For Kids

To pack or not to pack, that's the question plaguing mothers everywhere. Both have their pros and cons and the choice is not always clear. For busy parents on the go, the obvious choice is the school lunch. School lunches usually give children at least two choices and they are well balanced. Children can receive […]

School Lunches the Frugal Way!

It seems that school starts earlier every year. So it's time to start thinking about what to put in those school lunches every morning. My children always wanted to bring their own lunches because they did not really like what was offered in the school lunchroom. But it was sometimes a little difficult to make […]

Planning Healthy Kids Packed Lunches

Viewers of Jamie Oliver's revolution of the school dinner may well be asking where he goes from here. Well one area he could look at are the unhealthy choices many parents make when it comes to giving their children packed lunches. According to the British Health Foundation, only around 1% of primary school kids packed […]

Four Recipes For Kids Lunch Boxes

Finding recipes for kids lunch boxes can be tricky. Most parents just reheat last night's dinner left overs and send their kids on their way. Lunch is a pretty important meal during a child's day, though, so if you have more time to think about and make what your kids will be taking to lunch […]

Packed Lunches – Not Just for Kids

Packing school lunches has been part of my daily routine for a long time. It started around 17 years ago, when my eldest started going to child care a few days per week. I hate to think how many lunches I've prepared since then! My kids are all now old enough to prepare their own […]

Healthy Meals for Children

Healthy meals for children are the most complicated thing to prepare! Often times, children detest the color of green on their plates. How then are we going to prepare a meal that is healthy and yet children will love eating? Proper guidance from parents as early as childhood development will certainly pave the way for […]

School Lunches Made Easy

Good Nutrition should be a key factor when deciding what to put in your child's lunch box. It does not, however, have to be a source of stress for parents. It does require that we get organized and creative. To keep it simple we have created a few handy tips that hopefully will make this […]

Discovery Kids Cocinaccion – Recipes

Our ‘Discovery Kids’ friends have come with an amusing and ambitious proposal this time: we have to face the complete Production of Cocinaccion (Shooting, Design, Animation and Postproduction). It is a package of ten recipes to encourage kids to cook with their parents and eat healthy food. Firstly, the shooting was made together with a […]

Easy Healthy Snacks For Kids

After a long and active day at school, our children tend to come home hungry, hence the popularity of the afternoon snack. Most store bought or commercial snacks are rich in carbohydrates, sugar, sodium, and fats. Things like packaged cookies, pastries, and other quick fix snacks are low in nutrition, and are generally unhealthy. While […]

How to Find Healthy Cake Recipes for Kids

Cake is one of the favorite food items. Kids are very much fond of cakes and desserts. But most of the cakes contain lot of calories and so they cannot be included in weight loss or healthy diets. However there are also some healthy cake recipes. Such healthy cakes contain fewer calories and so they […]

3 No Bake Kids Recipes – Desserts

There are a lot of things that need to be done – work, household chores, etc. – that sometimes, we just want snack-making to be easy, no-bake and quick recipes for kids to be at our disposal in one click. Not everyone knows how to bake (believe me, I know the feeling as it took […]

Green and Healthy School Lunches

With a quick glance around most school yards at the end of the day you will be sure to see plenty of garbage cans overflowing with the leftovers from lunch! Juice boxes, drink pouches, plastic sandwich bags, granola bar wrappers and aluminum cans to name just a few. It has been estimated that a child […]

Healthy Meals for Kids

When we look at the eating habits of the children today, we may possibly recall the days of our childhood when we finished everything which was placed in front of us, and so we grew up to be really healthy adults. The point is clear; we were not taught that we were eating healthy food. […]