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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

7 Tactics for Talking to Kids' Healthy Habit Saboteurs

There's a meme that's been making the internet rounds, and most parents can probably relate: In all seriousness, it can be super frustrating when you work hard to establish healthy habits at home, only to have a well-meaning caregi...  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

My fast food craving has to be a big Mac and fries
Updated 6/26/2016 10:44:12 AM

My fast food craving has to be a big Mac and fries... I still have it just in smaller form.. What's everyones fast food they crave.....  Read more

Does anyone know if there is a way to edit your favorite foods?
Updated 6/26/2016 1:12:32 AM

Does anyone know if there is a way to edit your favorite foods?...  Read more

Only 975 calories for today so proud.... #food
Updated 6/25/2016 11:46:21 PM

Only 975 calories for today so proud.... #food...  Read more

Im proud of my self for today I didn't take in a lot of calories kids are out of school and spent th
Updated 6/25/2016 11:10:15 PM

Im proud of my self for today I didn't take in a lot of calories kids are out of school and spent the day playing and swimming and then I've been summer cleaning and got the kids to try dancing today and had a blast...  Read more

I'm having a hard time keeping track of the food p
Updated 6/25/2016 10:12:13 PM

I'm having a hard time keeping track of the food portions that I eat, any suggestions?...  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

my little drive-thru and take out secret

ORDER A KIDS MEAL..today my co-workers ordered lunch from a local deli, i ordered a kids turkey and cheese on wheat with organic baby carrots instead of chips..300ish calories..& im really full..even if you go to mcdonalds & get a kids meal [not the...  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