Category Archives: Kids and Food

Bars I Can Get Behind

I’m constantly on the hunt for health(ier) bar alternatives for kids’ lunch boxes and quick snacks for me. Like it or not, a lot of my life is on the go and while I make it a point to sit … Continue reading

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Worm In Your Apple? Yum.

“Don’t eat anything incapable of rotting.” ― Michael Pollan, In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto The other day, I taught a lesson to twenty fourth graders on natural sweet snacks. We sampled fruit and they had to try each piece and … Continue reading

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Frozen Kid Meals Review

Sometimes, even the most health conscious mom needs a quick meal that someone else can cook. I did this review on my blog a few years ago and while my kids loved the food, I have to be honest. I … Continue reading

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Back To School Lunch Ideas On KidzVuz Parents

It’s that time of year again:dreaded lunch box season. Sometimes I wish I could ignore health and just give my kids $3 to buy lunch. But, I can’t. The stuff they pass off as lunch is pure crap and we … Continue reading

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The Old Standby Smoothie-With a Twist

My kids are pretty good eaters but my oldest is by far the pickiest. She has a penchant for cheese fries and anything white. Yes, the anti-health coach diet is her preferred diet. So, when she asks for something healthy, … Continue reading

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Healthy Travel With Kids

We love a road trip here at RLW and we’ve learned that you can maintain your healthy habits, even on the road. Watch what I do in this video and check back next week to see “what’s in the bag”. … Continue reading

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Eating on the Road

I had a lovely surprise ride home from an event the other night thanks to GM and MomTrends. Since I was the last dropped off,  the driver and I had a chance to chat. He learned that I was a … Continue reading

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Vegetable Stir Fry & My Tired Husband on Video

A few years back I learned a few simple tricks for stir fry that have changed the way we eat. I used to serve stir fry, but it was mostly a gaint blog of over-cooked vegetables and under-cooked meat in … Continue reading

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Kids’ Nutrition: You’re Smarter Than Disney

After reading an article in The New York Times about how Disney would curb its advertising of junk food, I began to think about the ramifications of this move. At first, I thought it was great. Any time a giant … Continue reading

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Summer Transition

It’s June! How the heck did that happen? I’ll tell you a secret-it caught me off guard this year and I’m finding myself scrambling to remember how I deal with summer. So if you’re head is spinning, rest assured you’re … Continue reading

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