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Kid Friendly Food Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Kid Friendly Food.

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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

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

Kid-Friendly Valentine's Day Surprises

Valentine's Day doesn't have to be all about chocolate and other decadent treats. Show the kids in your life how much you love them with simple, healthy snacks and heartfelt messages. They'll remember the creativity a lot longer than a ba...  Read more

Fun and Filling Lunches To-Go

It’s Sunday night and, like millions of workers and students across the land, you’re once again rummaging through a cluttered refrigerator looking for something appetizing to pack for tomorrow’s lunch. Or worse, it’s Mond...  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

Is 10am. SPIN class 5-6, shower, get 1 kid to camp
Updated 7/28/2016 10:06:43 AM

Is 10am. SPIN class 5-6, shower, get 1 kid to camp, 1 to daycare (car food: egg & sausage bake, piece of coconut). Clip dog's nails, feed both dogs, sit in traffic, teach a class on government contracting at a Chamber of Commerce. Nap time yet?...  Read more

Last night when I went to bed, I was craving food.
Updated 7/28/2016 9:08:05 AM

Last night when I went to bed, I was craving food. I used to before I started this program get up and eat fatten stuff. I got up and had some Chinese dry noodles and did log it. How do I break this habit, suggestions??...  Read more

Uuuggghhhh! Been entering every single food I touc
Updated 7/28/2016 7:10:47 AM

Uuuggghhhh! Been entering every single food I touch. Only eating healthy food. Staying well within my calories. I was starting to see results. Got on the scale and hello the pounds are coming back....  Read more

What would life be like without your favorite food
Updated 7/28/2016 8:10:43 AM

What would life be like without your favorite food?...  Read more

30 day challenge. No processed foods or added suga
Updated 7/27/2016 11:38:41 PM

30 day challenge. No processed foods or added sugar...  Read more

take a friend, meet a friend

i live in a military community that offers a child's room where you can work out AND watch your kids. i either bring friends with kids, or try to make friends there, knowing that it is a comfortable environment makes it easier to want to show up and...  Read more

Kid's Birthday Parties

If you're a parent, you know that the last thing you're worried about when planning your kid's birthday party is 'the parent's nutritional needs.' The buffet of kid-friendly delights are not always in step with your current meal plans. If you have...  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

Mom's Best Tips for Getting Kids in the Kitchen

Turn cooking into a family affair by promoting your kids to assistant chefs. Here are some quick and easy ways to get them involved.Help them plan. Let your children create the menu. Teach them how to plan a balanced meal. Plan around what's in s...  Read more

7 Tips for Feeding Picky Kids

Getting kids to eat healthy has become the Mount Everest of parenthood. Every day is a rocky, uphill battle with daily obstacles thwarting parents’ best intentions: bake sales, kiddie menus, birthday parties and vending machines are everywhere....  Read more

healthy kid friendly food...

4 Hello everyone, I am looking for some healthy lunch and snack ideas for my son to take to school. I'm not clueless, but I am sure salads and fruits are going to get boring real fast for him. I guess I am lucky since my whole family enjo...  Read more