I just finally got around to looking at It’s Not About Nutrition and I am in love. The excellent posts on this blog include: 10 Ways Improving Your Kids Snacking Will Improve Your Life , How Cottage Cheese Changed My Life, Parenting an overeater, and The Potato Chip Challenge: How We Decide Which Snacks To Give Our Kids.
Snack Attack: 50 Ideas for Healthy Snacks from The Six O’clock Scramble. You have to sign up to get the “free report”. But, if you use it like this mom did, it can be an excellent spring board for healthy and stress-free snack times.
How much sugar is too much for kids? from A Life Less Sweet. This is guest post from Jenna of Kid Appeal.
Mothers rotate nine recipes to feed their families from The Daily Mail via Food News Journal.
The “Fat Map” from the Huffington Post via Eat Me Daily. The map shows per capita calorie consumption on a nation by nation basis.
Lunch Lab from PBS Kids (launches Nov. 16) – “Join Professor Fizzy and friends in the super-charged Lunch Lab Test Kitchen, as they prepare healthy snacks, investigate the difference between good and bad food, and learn what happens once the food you eat goes into your body.” via A Life Less Sweet.
Warning: Food News Harms Your Child’s Health from Lettuce Eat Kale.
Travel-friendly snack ideas from Feeding Little Foodies.
Dinner Table Myths Debunked from Health.com. Addresses “Clean your plate”, “Eat your veggies or no dessert”, “What my kids eat won’t affect them later”, “Sugar hypes kids up” and “My child won’t eat, he’s going to starve”.
Super Easy Frozen Yogurt Treat from Journey Into Unschooling.
9 Tricks to Make Halloween a Treat from Summer Tomato. My new favorite term: Rational Indulgence!
Whenever you feel like your child’s diet is a complete zero, pull up this article from the New York Times – Living for Candy. It’ll make you feel better in a things-could-be-worse sort of way.
Five Things To Do with Leftover Halloween Candy from Serious Eats. Leftover?
Nori “crackers” from Bitten. Considering the source, I bet these really are yummy. I’m just not up for feeding my kids seaweed right now.
Study finds snack-making stimulates brain development from Japan Today.
Nourishing a sick kid from Parenting.com. Food and beverage suggestions broken down by symptom.
A Persimmon A Day… from Kid Appeal. If you’re like me and have been wondering if persimmons might be worth seeking out and what to do with them if you actually find them, here’s a nice little introduction to the fruit.
Introducing your kids to the coolness of food from Oregon Live via Food News Journal.
Chocolate-covered coconut ice cream treats from Nutrition as Nature Intended.
15 Great Lunchbox Snacks from The Kitchn
Manifesto on picky eaters from Make Your Own Damm Dinner. I love this. A nice dose of humor/reality for those of us trying to feed small ones.
Fruit & Veggies Recipe Guide from Whining and Dining via @smallbites. A lengthy list of toddler-friendly fruit and veggie recipes sorted alphabetically.
Learning to Love Foods You Don’t Like from Summer Tomato. Brussel sprouts, anyone?
Halloween Recipes and Kitchen Projects for Kids from Epi-Log via Food News Journal.