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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

#firstpost Time for a new portion of my life! I've always been the skinny kid but now my metabolism
Updated 5/27/2016 2:48:34 AM

#firstpost Time for a new portion of my life! I've always been the skinny kid but now my metabolism is slowing. I put on 35 lbs in 2 years. :S Going to nip this in the bud and start eating healthy! Wish me luck!...  Read more

I Need help gaining weight i dont know what foods
Updated 5/27/2016 2:46:39 AM

I Need help gaining weight i dont know what foods or what can help me gain weight...  Read more

Need ideas of more protein foods ideas. Still runn
Updated 5/27/2016 1:23:10 AM

Need ideas of more protein foods ideas. Still running about 150-200 less daily....  Read more

#healthy #food Over the past few weeks I've slowly
Updated 5/27/2016 1:22:42 AM

#healthy #food Over the past few weeks I've slowly been incorporating things into our pantry to add variety and health to our meals. We are on a budget so I need to do a little at a time. What cooking items or staples should I keep on hand??...  Read more

Feeling great! Took the kids to the park, 1.2 mile
Updated 5/27/2016 12:21:19 AM

Feeling great! Took the kids to the park, 1.2 miles each way, pushing a stroller. Cals well in range, carbs under goal, protein in range. Fat was a teeny bit over, but it's hard to keep that under when you're doing #lowcarb. Better on that tomorrow!...  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