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Easy Kid Food Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Easy Kid Food.

SparkPeople Needs Your Help Tackling Childhood Obesity

Editor's Note: SparkPeople first asked for your help in fighting childhood obesity a few years ago, but with the recent launch of First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move campaign to combat childhood obesity, we updated this article and add...  Read more

Healthy School Lunches Kids Will Actually Eat

Breakfast might be the most important meal of the day, but lunch runs a close second. Studies have shown that children who eat a well-balanced lunch often do better in school and are more alert. It can be difficult enough to get your child to eat rig...  Read more

Expert Solutions: Overweight Kids

Of course we know that obesity has reached epidemic proportions in this country- and now it's been spilling over to our kids. Obesity among children is skyrocketing, and getting a lot of attention these days, but I think people are still not...  Read more

Help Your Kids Love Their Bodies

Playing, friends, and homework are among the top things a kid thinks about during a day. But increasingly, one's body shape, size and appearance are competing thoughts. According to Kathy Kater, author of the book Real Kids Come in All Sizes (200...  Read more

20 Nifty, Nutritious Snacks for Kids

Let's face it. Kids are hard to please, especially when it comes to food. It's not uncommon to constantly deal with picky eaters and wee ones who want the same thing over and over and over again, and snack ideas are sometimes challenging to d...  Read more

Hello everyone. I am new to Spark People. What are some good foods to snack on after your workout?
Updated 6/23/2016 1:38:32 PM

Hello everyone. I am new to Spark People. What are some good foods to snack on after your workout?...  Read more

Thinking of ways to DeCarb my foods..what do you t
Updated 6/23/2016 1:43:23 PM

Thinking of ways to DeCarb my foods..what do you think about zucchini strips as a replacement for lasagna noodles? I replaced rice with cauliflower for stuffed peppers and it was REALLY good, and no one noticed lol...  Read more

I decided to stop tracking my food and exercise. I
Updated 6/23/2016 2:32:02 PM

I decided to stop tracking my food and exercise. I have noticed that I lose more weight when I am not tracking it. Does that make any sense?...  Read more

Updated 6/23/2016 1:07:11 PM

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Anyone know how to create/delete a "group" (food l
Updated 6/23/2016 1:09:58 PM

Anyone know how to create/delete a "group" (food like Starbucks drink with different ingredients); I know it can be done....  Read more

Kid Snacks

If you need to prepare a snack for young kids in school or whatever, try this: Get some paper muffin cups (sometimes you can find themed ones), fill them with grapes, sliced-up strawberries, blueberries and/or a pinch of dried cranberries/raisins....  Read more

See no evil, Touch no evil..

You've all heard that it is easier to resist junk food if you don't have it at home. But let's take this one step further : Don't even let yourself go down the junk food and sweets isles at the store. Don't look at it, don't linger by it, browsing ov...  Read more

Fibro Warriors

Fibromyalgia is an often painful and lonely experience; and we hope that having friends makes things a little easier and life seem a little better. Please join us in encouraging one another...  Read more

Got Kids? Then You're Less Likely to Eat Healthy

As the mother of two small children, I work hard to provide them with healthy, home-cooked meals. I like to make batches of food I know they enjoy and freeze it for those nights when I'm short on time or just don't feel like cooking dinner. Last ni...  Read more

8 Quick, Healthy Lunches for Kids

In summertime, many of us moms feel like the kid in "Home Alone"--or at least we feel like making that face! The kids are hot, hungry, and tired, and so am I! What do I feed them that is healthy and quick. It only adds to the drama if you&#...  Read more