Nutrition Tips

6 Beneficial Herbs to Grow Indoors this Fall

Do you grow herbs at home? I started a mini-herb garden this past spring with my 3 year old son. For easy access, we planted the herbs in containers just outside the back door. My son loves going out to pick…

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5 Nut-Free Lunch Box Ideas

Why is it that getting inspired to pack your kiddo's lunch box can be so difficult? There have been many times I have found myself staring blankly at my preschooler's empty lunch bag, just wondering what in the world to fill…

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How to Plan the Ideal Snack for the Young Athlete

If you’re a parent of a young athlete, I know you’ve been bombarded by the sports nutrition industry, and all their magical performance-enhancing, high protein, fast carb snacks. Add these to the regular food options available to your young athlete,…

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Sweet Cocoa Pancakes

If you have been a regular reader here or a subscriber to our meal plans, you may already know me.  I am the dietitian behind the Super Healthy Kids meal plans and oftentimes, I hear this from other moms when they…

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Nutrition Activity for Kids

Whether you are teaching one child about the power of good health, or an entire school, this simple nutrition game is an easy lesson to teach. When I taught this mini lesson & game at our elementary school, I had…

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Minimize Your Processed Food

Guest Author! Hi! I’m Hadassah! I am a high school senior and I live in Maryland with my parents and three siblings.  In school, my favorite subjects are American Sign Language and math. For college, I will be headed to…

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Rainbow Salad With Orange Poppyseed Dressing

Who said carrots have to only be orange?! Carrots come in every color of the rainbow, and when you dress up this rainbow salad with orange poppyseed dressing, your kitchen is sure to pop with color and the kids will…

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9 Vegetables Kids Like That Might Surprise You

Getting kids to eat vegetables is top priority in eating for so many parents!  So, if you are wondering what vegetables kids like, we have 9 that might surprise you!  It might be easy to get your kids to eat…

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Complete Nutrition Chocolate Bars for Kids

If you've been looking for a homemade version of a complete nutrition bar for your kids, we found one.  We made these chocolate bars for our kids to get some extra nutrients into their day! The chocolate powder we used is a…

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20 Avocado Recipes for Kids

I have two children that profess a love for avocados and one that proclaims disdain for it every time he sees it.  But if I serve guacamole, he thinks it’s fantastic.  Or if it’s wrapped into his chicken fajita, it’s…

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