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Kid Food Ideas Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Kid Food Ideas.

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Healthy School Lunches Kids Will Actually Eat

Breakfast might be the most important meal of the day, but lunch runs a close second. Studies have shown that children who eat a well-balanced lunch often do better in school and are more alert. It can be difficult enough to get your child to eat rig...  Read more

SparkPeople Needs Your Help Tackling Childhood Obesity

Editor's Note: SparkPeople first asked for your help in fighting childhood obesity a few years ago, but with the recent launch of First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move campaign to combat childhood obesity, we updated this article and add...  Read more

Healthy & Fun Lunch Ideas for Kids

Although a packed lunch can be a healthy alternative to cafeteria food, making sure all those required vitamins and minerals also squeeze into that brown bag can be a challenge. Just as the hot lunch counter may be laden with unhealthy foods, so may...  Read more

Help Your Kids Love Their Bodies

Playing, friends, and homework are among the top things a kid thinks about during a day. But increasingly, one's body shape, size and appearance are competing thoughts. According to Kathy Kater, author of the book Real Kids Come in All Sizes (200...  Read more

14 Ways to Encourage Kids to Play Outdoors

We believe that all parents want what is best for their children. We also know that our world is changing more quickly than ever before, and sometimes we are swept into new lifestyles before we realize it. Who would have imagined 30 years ago that we...  Read more

How do u edit details on a food eg calories once y
Updated 4/28/2016 8:28:23 PM

How do u edit details on a food eg calories once you've created it?...  Read more

Anyone have any ideas on how to dress up an apple. What can I add it to or add to it to make it more
Updated 4/28/2016 6:14:50 PM

Anyone have any ideas on how to dress up an apple. What can I add it to or add to it to make it more appealing?...  Read more

How do I delete a favorite exercise or food, please? Seems I added something twice. Thanks for the h
Updated 4/28/2016 6:51:45 PM

How do I delete a favorite exercise or food, please? Seems I added something twice. Thanks for the help....  Read more

Day three and as I chart my food I am under calori
Updated 4/28/2016 7:43:27 PM

Day three and as I chart my food I am under calories for the day but my percentages for carbs fat and protein are equaling out and I feel great. Thanks for all the support everyone...  Read more

Able to avoid the temptation today! Had a great first week so far, logging food, eating mindfully an
Updated 4/28/2016 6:07:02 PM

Able to avoid the temptation today! Had a great first week so far, logging food, eating mindfully and even took my first barre class. Thought and beat urge for wendys.... Remembered goals and had salad with gr chick.... Feeling amazed and proud!...  Read more

List of Foods and Combinations to Try

I keep a list of food ideas to try. I started it several years ago, and I just keep adding to it when I run across an inspiring idea. The ideas may be a vegetable or fruit I have not eaten, a combination of foods or a whole meal. I also list rest...  Read more

Develop Idea Into Action

An idea that is developed and put into action is more important than an idea that exists only as an idea. ~ Buddha...  Read more

You're Not The Only One Without Kids!

Welcome to our 'child free' SParkers who want a safe and honest place to discuss our choices for not having children (and all things that come from that)...  Read more

CONTEST CLOSED Win a Copy of Our Healthy Lunches E-book

CONTEST CLOSEDSparkPeople want to help you get your kids off to a healthy start this school year. That's why we are giving away 10 copies of our latest e-book: A Month of Fun and Healthy School Lunches from SparkPeople, written by ...  Read more

Non-Messy Kids Snacks

I have 3 kids with completely different personalities, but one thing is for sure—they’re all messy eaters. Like most moms, cleaning up after their mess becomes never-ending and frustrating. There are several things I do to make snacking l...  Read more