Picky Eaters

Apple Picking and Meal Plans

We caught wind that a local farmer had his apples ready for picking at $15 a box.  The kids had a blast climbing the trees, climbing the ladders and picking apples.  They loved it!  Plus, the friendly farmer kept telling…

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Dinner Salads, Kids, and Dressings

Monday night we had a salad bar for dinner.  Erica, my 10 year old declared she was not eating just a salad for dinner.  She walked to the fridge to get yogurt.  I demanded she join us at the table…

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Homemade Perfect Peach Yogurt for Kids!

Remember me bragging about how we'll get through a whole box of peaches before they had a chance to go bad? They haven't spoiled yet, but we're getting awfully close.  They are super soft, and my poor 7th grader tried…

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Our Favorite Recipes for Your Zucchini Harvest

Letter Z is here! I'm so excited I think I want to cry. I won't realize the magnitude of this freedom until next week when I start thinking about new post ideas, but HOORAY for now!!  Goodbye Alphabet Academy! There…

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My Best Strategy For Turning a Picky Eater

As we were hanging out with our neighbors on Sunday night, the 3 year old, upon seeing TJ eating an apple, picked up an apple and started eating one himself.  Shocked, my neighbor Julie said, "We are witnessing a miracle…

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Breakfast Date Bread.. On a stick

My kids don't like dates, but they had no problem eating this Date/Nut bread! Dates are a great source of fruit.  They have: More antioxidants than apples, oranges, grapes, mangos, or cantaloupe. They are a great source of fiber. They…

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Kids, Salads, and Meal Plans

Good morning!  I've had a super busy week.. Seven Peaks, Lehi Rodeo, Parades, and EVO (Which I will share all about tomorrow). So, my quick tip of the day is simple salads!  Most kids are more likely to eat their…

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Easy Snack options- Cracker Toppings

Healthy meals don't have to be boring.  Especially snacks for kids.  My kids like to make food fun with these cracker toppings.  We used Melba Whole Wheat toast crackers to assemble these snacks: FLOWER POWER (Grapes, blackberry, pear skin, light…

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Chick-en Nuggets Recipe

  Tip #3 for getting your kids to eat beans: Turn beans into something familiar, like chicken nuggets. Did you happen to see the Jamie Oliver episode where he put a nasty chicken carcass into a blender and shaped it…

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Will they eat it if it looks like the Mona Lisa?

Experiment of the night: Ketchup boy and Cereal boy will not eat cataloupe.  Which is a crying shame with more vitamin A than any other fruit, and as much vitamin C as an orange, they are really missing out.    Unfortunately…

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