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Kids Healthy Snack Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Kids Healthy Snack.

20 Nifty, Nutritious Snacks for Kids

Let's face it. Kids are hard to please, especially when it comes to food. It's not uncommon to constantly deal with picky eaters and wee ones who want the same thing over and over and over again, and snack ideas are sometimes challenging to d...  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

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

25 After-School Snack Ideas

If I close my eyes and concentrate, I can still remember how it tasted: The snack that my best friend introduced me to in the 10th grade. So delicious, it soon became part of an everyday after-school ritual. We’d each cut a plain white bagel do...  Read more

Snow day for the kids, I hope I can get my workout
Updated 2/5/2016 5:50:42 AM

Snow day for the kids, I hope I can get my workouts in before the evening....  Read more

Any on the go healthy breakfast ideas ?
Updated 2/5/2016 2:48:35 AM

Any on the go healthy breakfast ideas ?...  Read more

I had a good day today eating healthier. The only
Updated 2/5/2016 8:15:51 AM

I had a good day today eating healthier. The only sweet thing I had was a mini sugar free apple pie. Wish I could've had a little more sweets. Only problem is, I have energy throughout the day, But crash midway. What can I eat or do to maintain....  Read more

Kids are priceless! My son just told me that he wa
Updated 2/4/2016 10:49:06 PM

Kids are priceless! My son just told me that he was happy that he can reach around me when he hugs me now and because my stomach is "jiggley" now that I have loose skin, it was a compliment and super cute, so glad I am showing him to be healthier...  Read more

My kids prefer most veggies raw, but sometimes it

My kids prefer most veggies raw, but sometimes it goes better with the main dish cooked. So I chop them up, set some aside raw, and cook the rest how hubby and I like them. Could be carrots, celery, broccoli, cauliflower, peppers, zucchini, whatever....  Read more

Keep the cookie jar in a cuboard

My kids have their own cuboard in the kitchen where they keep sugary snacks,its so easy not to eat anything from there when your an adult isnt it? We all ate sugary snacks when we were kids didnt we?Now most of us realize we cant be slim and healthy...  Read more

Healthy Snacking

Recently discovered this downloadable free eCookbook that contains 40 Healthy Snack recipes. Go to:
nack-Recipes-Free-eCookbook...  Read more

College Students

This group is for college students who are looking to get healthier and need a little support from those in a similar situation...  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

Early Snacking Helps Avoid Later Weight Issues

My oldest child has always been a great eater.  She’s very active and has a big appetite.  She’s willing to try new foods (within reason) and is always asking when the next meal or snack is being served.  She’s a heal...  Read more