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Kid Friendly Food Ideas Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Kid Friendly Food Ideas.

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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

Fun and Filling Lunches To-Go

It’s Sunday night and, like millions of workers and students across the land, you’re once again rummaging through a cluttered refrigerator looking for something appetizing to pack for tomorrow’s lunch. Or worse, it’s Mond...  Read more

Kid-Friendly Valentine's Day Surprises

Valentine's Day doesn't have to be all about chocolate and other decadent treats. Show the kids in your life how much you love them with simple, healthy snacks and heartfelt messages. They'll remember the creativity a lot longer than a ba...  Read more

14 Ways to Encourage Kids to Play Outdoors

We believe that all parents want what is best for their children. We also know that our world is changing more quickly than ever before, and sometimes we are swept into new lifestyles before we realize it. Who would have imagined 30 years ago that we...  Read more

Healthy & Fun Lunch Ideas for Kids

Although a packed lunch can be a healthy alternative to cafeteria food, making sure all those required vitamins and minerals also squeeze into that brown bag can be a challenge. Just as the hot lunch counter may be laden with unhealthy foods, so may...  Read more

Anyone use a food scale to measure their food? I'm
Updated 3/1/2015 2:17:24 AM

Anyone use a food scale to measure their food? I'm thinking about getting one. It seems like some of the food I eat is measured in ounces and I have no idea how to measure that. I'm trying to get in right portion sizes and not what I'm used to eating...  Read more

First week of exercise and food tracking went pret
Updated 2/28/2015 11:47:27 AM

First week of exercise and food tracking went pretty well...had a "mini binge" last night, but back on track today... Going to the mall, so will be walking alot. Tomorrow is first weigh in, hoping for positive results....  Read more

Protein and fiber Recipe ideas/help
Updated 2/28/2015 12:35:50 PM

I am having a problem meeting my protein and fiber goals. What are good snack and recipes to help with this. Example of what I ate today so far: Breakfast: Egg vege Frittas Recipe from Sparks recipes 1/2 raisin bagel w/ 1Tbsp Cream Cheese ...  Read more

Food tracking Question
Updated 2/28/2015 12:39:02 PM

I like to manually enter all my food nutrition into my "favorites" on the food tracker. I know there is search data base, however I have found that often my info differs from theirs. This way I can also share my favorites info with others . My questi...  Read more

When I was a kid....
Updated 3/3/2015 12:45:19 PM

teachers were allowed to give spankings....  Read more

Non-Food Rewards

I've been using SparkGoodies as non-food rewards for non-scale AND scale victories. I usually pick out a gold star and list why I'm giving it to myself in the comment section. This keeps me from rewarding myself with food!...  Read more

List of Foods and Combinations to Try

I keep a list of food ideas to try. I started it several years ago, and I just keep adding to it when I run across an inspiring idea. The ideas may be a vegetable or fruit I have not eaten, a combination of foods or a whole meal. I also list rest...  Read more

Sunny Southern Interior of BC

Members who live in the Southern Interior of Beautiful British Columbia, Canada. Let's share thoughts, ideas & support. ...  Read more

This Week's Healthy Headlines

Conquer Your Fitness Fears from Woman's Day How Do You Know You've Found Your Feel Great Weight? from Carrots 'n' Cake 3 Ways to Jazz Up Your Water from the Fit Stop Quick and Easy Kid-Friendly Snack & Meal Id...  Read more

A Month of Fun, Healthy School Lunches

Want to get kids off to a healthy start this school year? So does SparkPeople! That's why our very own Samantha Donohue, dailySpark blogger and healthy lunch packer extraordinaire, wrote our latest e-book: A Month of Fun and Healthy School Lunche...  Read more