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Healthy lunch and snack ideas for ids

Healthy Lunch and Snack Ideas for Kids

“What are some healthy lunch and snack ideas for kids?” As dietitians, we get asked this question all the time. As parents, we want to properly fuel our kids, whether they are home with us or heading off to school. Remember, what your kids eat throughout the day truly does matter. In fact nutrition can …

How to Manage a Picky Eater

If you are wondering how to manage the picky eater in YOUR life, we can help. As Registered Dietitians, we’ve worked through this challenge with many kids and their frustrated parents. And guess what? Being a dietitian doesn’t make you immune to having a picky eater right in your very own home! A quick sidenote: …

Easy and Nutritious Lunches for Kids

Busy Moms often ask us, “What are some easy and nutritious lunches for kids?” Fortunately, we have some Moms on our team of Registered Dietitians who know the struggle all too well. They’ve compiled lots of great suggestions and ideas, which we share with you here! Our dietitian Moms agree that when it comes to …

School Lunch to the Rescue

School supplies are taking over the local shopping stores, back to school sales are in full swing and meet the teacher nights are ensuing. The lazy days of summer are almost over and morning alarms are being set. Back to school is right around the corner and the busy days of school are almost upon …

Benefits & Tips for Physical Activity for Those on the Autism Spectrum

Why is activity important for those on the autism spectrum? Individuals with autism have a higher incidence of chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease. While the reasons for these conditions are complex, contributing factors include medications, sedentary lifestyle, and dietary challenges.  Individuals on the spectrum also often have co-existing mental health conditions, sleep …

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Toddler Portion Sizes

Are we expecting too much with toddlers during mealtime? Do we know what the recommended toddler portion sizes are? Meal Time Picture this…. You’ve planned your weekly meals with your young kiddos in mind. You include all the food groups, it’s healthy, it’s perfect for your toddler, and the recipes say “toddler-friendly”.  You follow that …

Autism and Picky Eating

Many parents are familiar with picky eating.  As a parent of a child with autism, you may be  familiar with it on a whole new level. You are not alone.  It is not uncommon for children with autism to also have extremely restrictive eating, preferring specific colors, textures or even brands of a specific item. …

Picky Eaters

Can you relate? I know I can. My two and a half year old is definitely a picky eater.  I did all that you are supposed to do when introducing foods, but yet here we are.  I honestly think if it were up to my son he would eat only bananas, pizza, yogurt, cheese and …