Healthy Eating for Kids

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Raise healthy kids with delicious and nutritious meals, tips and advice from EatingWell food and nutrition experts.

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This Woman Is Turning Food Waste Into Meals for Hungry Kids

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After operating a catering business in her home city of Cincinnati for 25 years, Suzy DeYoung craved a change.

7-Day Healthy Dinner Plan for Picky Eaters

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The term "picky eater" is a little unfair: it suggests a certain grumpiness associated with food. My kids are certainly not grumpy about food. They love it! They just want to be in control of what they put in their mouth. This is all fine and good, except when, for example, my son's desire to eat nothing but steak for dinner conflicts with my desire for him to eat a balanced meal. Inevitably, frustration ensues—on both sides of the argument.

How to Make Epic Smoothies at Home

Submitted by admin on Mon, 08/20/2018 - 09:08
Smoothies are refreshing and delicious. And most of the time, they're also super-healthy. The best way to guarantee you're drinking a healthy smoothie and not a milkshake in disguise is to make them at home. Not only do you get to control the ingredients, but also the cost (those fancy-smoothie-shop trips can add up). Whether your goal is to eat breakfast more often, get some fruit and vegetable servings in the morning or eat healthier in general, this guide to making smoothies at home will help get you there.

9 Vegetables You Can Eat as Dessert

Submitted by admin on Tue, 08/14/2018 - 11:10

I'm not typically a sneaky chef. I'm lucky that, so far, my daughter eats the same food at dinner that my husband and I are eating. She loves "crazy" stuff like beets, parsnips and rutabaga. That being said, she'd choose a sweet treat over veggies any day, like most kids her age. So I'm not adverse to sneaking more veggies in where she least expects it—dessert. And, let's face it: a little extra veg couldn't hurt the grownups either.

Here are 9 ways you can turn vegetables into dessert: