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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

I hate hate hate tracking my food ugh. Literally r
Updated 12/13/2014 9:24:25 PM

I hate hate hate tracking my food ugh. Literally rolled out the bed this morn and was thinking....ugh, i really don't want to write down everything i eat today? Anyone else deal w this? Anyone doing something other than tracking?...  Read more

Aldi's and healthy food choices
Updated 12/17/2014 6:08:31 PM

I am an Aldi's shopper and enjoy the store because the prices are reasonable and I can stay on budget. What I notice is that there are not a lot of low sugar, salt, fat options for their foods while name brands have more options. My conflict is do I...  Read more

I have no idea how many calories are in an Indian
Updated 12/13/2014 7:36:37 AM

I have no idea how many calories are in an Indian buffet, I put 2000, hope that's close enough....  Read more

Trying to do a no fast food for 30 days challenge
Updated 12/13/2014 9:55:23 AM

Trying to do a no fast food for 30 days challenge and I'm wondering if you guys consider subway fast food?...  Read more

New to sight on my Mobil. How do u crest a food gr
Updated 12/12/2014 1:41:40 PM

New to sight on my Mobil. How do u crest a food grouping...  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

Sunny Southern Interior of BC

Members who live in the Southern Interior of Beautiful British Columbia, Canada. Let's share thoughts, ideas & support. ...  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