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Kid Friendly Picnic Food Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Kid Friendly Picnic Food.

Outdoor Adventures Fit for Families

Have you thought about how great it would be to include your family in your pursuit to exercise more regularly? Family exercise will improve the health of your loved ones, make exercise more fun, and at the same time develop stronger connections betw...  Read more

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

How to Overcome Any Excuse Not to Exercise

Most people begin a new fitness program with great intentions and lots of motivation--only to find both waning within a few weeks. The realities of work, school, social and family demands overwhelm the desire to get fit, and exercise gets puts on the...  Read more

Road Rules: 10 Exercises Designed for Long Trips

Forty-two hours—that is the amount of time the average commuter spent in the car, according to research completed by the Texas A&M Transportation Institute. Whether it's a long commute or a cross-country road trip, there is no need to l...  Read more

15 Comfort Foods That are Good for You

When we're not feeling our best, whether we're stressed out or we're coming down with a cold, we often turn to "comfort food" to soothe ourselves. There's nothing wrong with using food to feel better as long as you don&#...  Read more

Well I'm still not up to tracking food but I am tr
Updated 2/10/2016 3:09:48 PM

Well I'm still not up to tracking food but I am trying to stick to more reasonable portion sizes. Tiny steps!...  Read more

Tracking my food as often as i can is helping me w
Updated 2/10/2016 1:59:36 PM

Tracking my food as often as i can is helping me watch what I'm eating more than I thought. Anyone else find food tracking helpful?...  Read more

Many diabetics HAVE TO avoid high glycemic foods,

Many diabetics HAVE TO avoid high glycemic foods, such as bananas. They can live for decades without them....  Read more

Figuring calories for homemade food
Updated 2/10/2016 3:03:23 PM

I'm not one for "fad" diets, but I took some inspiration from the cabbage soup thing and made it a little more realistic. For the past week, I've been taking my veg- usually a cabbage, a cauliflower and tons of celery, bell peppers, carrots, spinach,...  Read more

I've been keeping great records of my food and exe
Updated 2/10/2016 11:51:19 AM

I've been keeping great records of my food and exercising but having trouble losing weight. Anyone have any good food tips or ideas that have helped them! Thank you...  Read more

Summer Food Safety

We enjoy many picnics over the summer. When I have to prepare and serve a lot of salads or cold foods outside, I have my husband fill two to three kids wading pools with ice. The salad bowls sit in the ice safely cooled and afterwards the kids can...  Read more

Just say NO to kids and grandkids

I love my kids and grand-kids but they still try to batt those eyes at us at times. Learning to say no to money and material things, and a big fat yes to time, games, hobbies, long walks, picnics and anything else. It was a bad habit to spend money o...  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

10 Summer Food Health Myths That Can Make You Sick

As temperatures rise, so do your chances of getting food poisoning. According to the USDA, the number of illnesses surge from May to September, when picnics and cookouts mean food is out in potentially dangerous temperatures. But even though disease-...  Read more

Go Green – Be a Girlfriend to Mother Nature!

By Debba Haupert, creator of – the online community for women focused on female friendshipWomen are caretakers. We take care of our families, our jobs, our friends and, hopefully, ourselves. The one thing we often don’t have much...  Read more