Healthy Eating for Kids: Recipes and Nutrition Advice

Delicious foods kids will eat, nutritious meals moms will love

Lunch Box Recipes for Kids (or Adults!)

A healthy approach for the lunch bunch: Mix a lean protein with whole grains and fresh garden goods, then add a sensible treat.

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Ideas for the Lunch-Box Brigade

Every mom or dad who makes lunches for kids knows the goals: avoid total jettisoning of lunch into trash by picky eater; hope she or he doesn't trade healthy apple for can of soda; nudge the menu past the old standbys before complete boredom sets in on Day 123 (kids need lunches, on average, 180 times a year). Here are a few strategies built around some core preferences.

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