Nutrition Tips

100% Whole Wheat Orange Blueberry Muffins

These whole wheat orange blueberry muffins are egg-free and refined-sugar-free, and get a nutritional boost from chia seeds and antioxidant-rich berries.   My kids and I are always delighted to start the day with muffins! It always feels like a…

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Fruit-n-Rice Salad

It's all about the brown rice today! As a side dish, brown rice is a super healthy food to include in your families diet.  Brown rice has more fiber, less carbs, and more nutrients than white rice.  However, kids who…

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Banana-Date-Carrot Muffin Recipe {Gluten free- No Sugar Added)

Today’s post is a guest post from my web buddy, Kristen. We met last year when she asked Super Healthy Kids to become a contributor to her app, The Daily Mom  and we’ve found common ground in our quest to feed…

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Are Eggs Your Brain Food?

True or false: An egg’s nutrition comes from the white and the yolk is nearly all fat.     False.  Much of the nutrition comes from the yolk of the egg.  One large egg yolk contains vitamin D, choline, folate,…

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Vit C – Why Is It So Vital?

On the forefront of nutrition at this time of year is Vitamin C.  An important vitamin from food that has been shown many times over to ward off the typical coughs and sniffles.  One aspect about this powerful nutrient is…

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Breakfast -Is It Really the Most Important Meal?

When I typed the word breakfast in my search bar, I did not know what was going to pop up. Essentially, a lot of recipe sites and (not surprisingly) photos of eggs over-easy, toast, bacon and some form of potatoes. …

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Teaching Nutrition to Rambunctious 10 Year Old Boys

I had the opportunity to teach a group of 10 year old Cub Scouts (Webelos) a nutrition lesson to earn their Fitness badge yesterday.  I actually love teaching this one.  I have taught it at least 6 times to different…

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Kindergarten: Let's Learn About Better Food Choices

It is always a blessing to be able to teach children the ABC's of nutrition (and even more of a blessing that it is your own child's school).  It is during these younger years when it is most important to…

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Food Substitutions: To Begin With!

Have you driven down the gluten-free path or used flax as an egg substitute? Is it due to a physician’s diagnosis, allergy or personal desire to “eat healthier” or "fat-free?" Whatever your reason, it can be frustrating at times.  For instance, making changes…

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Orange: The Supercharged Color!

  Hands down, pumpkin and butternut squash have got to be my favorite fall foods—and thank goodness for me, there’s always canned pumpkin puree and frozen butternut squash! Each of these foods are beautiful in color and taste amazing prepared…

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