Tag Archives: picky eater

Healthy Kids & pH Levels

What is pH? Every solution is either acidic or alkaline, including our body fluids. The body is designed to maintain a constant pH 7.4 in the blood. It does this by depositing and withdrawing acid and alkaline minerals from the bones, soft tissues, body fluids (blood, saliva, and urine). Your pH levels are usually more acidic in […]

Go Organic Without Breaking the Bank

What does organic mean? To earn the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s organic certification, the land must be free from prohibited substances such as synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, and other toxins for at least three years. For most, organic means less processed or unprocessed foods. The top reasons for organic usage are the absence of pesticides and […]

What’s a Natural Flavor, Anyway?

What is this? Amyl acetate, amyl butyrate, amyl valerate, anethol, anisyl formate, benzyl acetate, benzyl isobutyrate, butyric acid, cinnamyl isobutyrate, cinnamyl valerate, cognac essential oil, diacetyl, dipropyl ketone, ethyl acetate, ethyl amyl ketone, ethyl butyrate, ethyl cinnamate, ethyl heptanoate, ethyl heptylate, ethyl lactate, ethyl methylphenylglycidate, ethyl nitrate, ethyl propionate, ethyl valerate, heliotropin, hydroxyphenyl-2-butanone (10 percent […]

Processed Foods = Sugar

How much sugar is there in processed foods? Turns out a lot! We tend to overlook added sugars in processed foods. But, sugar is a primary ingredient in most of our processed foods and breakfast foods are the worst. Sugar is an early riser, who loves to ambush your child first thing in the morning. […]

Kitchen Time-Savers

Get Organized Let’s face it, cooking meals can be time-consuming. Even if you love to cook like me, it takes planning and time to prepare wholesome meals. You will be more efficient in the kitchen, when your kitchen is well organized. Make sure every item in your kitchen has earned its right to take up […]

Sugar Is Addictive

Reduce Sugars In Your Kid’s Diet Today, people eat one hundred and fifty pounds of sugar in a year. That’s two-and-a-half pounds of sugar each week! Eliminating (or at least drastically reducing) sugars from your picky child’s diet is essential. For the child who’s not eating a healthy variety of foods, this one adjustment will open […]

Apple, Carrot & Raisin Salad

Apple, Carrot & Raisin Salad This recipe is yummy and easy as counting 1, 2, 3. And even picky eaters love it! I made this yesterday for a group of ladies. They all loved it and asked for the recipe. Of course, I forgot to take a photo, so this picture is of what was […]

Spinach & Tomato Medley

Popeye’s secret to his strength was to rip open a can of spinach with his bear hands and plop the spinach directly into his mouth. He was on to something as spinach is loaded with A, K, D and E. Spinach is a good source of Omega 3s,  it’s an anti-inflammatory antioxidant and it strengthens […]

Super Bowl Guilt-Free Snacking

  Hosting a Super Bowl Party? What will you serve? According to a recent SUPERVALU® Snack Down Survey, the list of popular Super Bowl snacks include dips and spreads, chicken wings and pizza. Chips and salty snacks such as peanuts, popcorn or pretzels are present at most gatherings. Of course there’s the ever-popular burgers, hot […]

3 Steps to Transform Your Picky Eater

Picky Eaters Are Made, Not Born Eating whole food is the basic building block of health. For a lifetime of health, it’s imperative you teach your child how to enjoy whole foods. If you have a picky eater, you need to change what you are doing. Your child will begin to eat whole foods, when […]