How to get your son excited about cooking (and eating) healthy

Did you know that children who learn to eat healthy early in life are more likely to continue good eating habits as they get older?

I’ve had friends who didn’t bother to try and feed their child anything beyond standard kid-fare because to them it was a losing battle they didn’t have the energy to fight. If this is you, you’re not alone.

One way to get your son excited about eating healthy is to involve him in the cooking process. Even at a young age, there are plenty of opportunities to help without making more of work than help for mom. [Read more…]

How to Make Frog Spit

smoothieMy kids love giving deliciously disgusting names to our relatively healthy summer smoothies! Half the fun is making it. My kiddos love helping.

In this case, we used:
– 3 kiwis
– 1 1/2 cup vanilla yogurt
– 2 lime popsicles
– 1 banana

But really, use your imagination! Throw anything sweet and green in a blender!

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