I’m excited to launch my first blog post series, which I’m calling “What Is It and Will My Kid Eat It?” As you know, I’m passionate about encouraging kids to readily eat a wide variety of nutritious foods from the start. That means there is no such thing as “adult”
Pssst…want to know the secret to getting your kids to eat healthy foods?
No, it’s not hiding them in other foods, it’s not bribery and it’s not some phenomenal recipe that makes vegetables magically taste better. Boring as it may sound, it’s repetition. Practice makes (kinda,
Do you “sneak” spinach into your kids’ pasta sauce?
I hear this a lot from parents, that the only way they’re able to get their kids to eat spinach and other vegetables is to sneak it into foods like pasta sauce. Personally, I don’t support this approach,
Does your family eat a lot of takeout? There are certainly healthy takeout options available, but it’s not always faster than cooking at home and it’s certainly more expensive.
In my family, we rarely order takeout on weeknights. But believe me, it’s definitely not because I’m so very organized that I never have “oh my gosh what in the world are we going to eat?”
Something’s going around the Rice household this week. First my daughter was home from daycare with the sniffles and a fever and now my husband and I are starting to feel it. And even though there’s not much a parent can do to shorten the length of her family’s illness,
Ever have one of those nights when you have no idea what to make for dinner?
Don’t we all? So what would you call a crowd-pleasing meal that’s made mostly from pantry staples, takes only five minutes of prep and doesn’t require the forethought of planning a slow cooker or freezer meal?
I have a theory about why kids love chicken nuggets. It’s not because they’re the most delicious form of chicken according to the juvenile palette. It’s because when parents are trying to feed their kids on top of every other little thing that needs to get done,