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TNC 017 Kid-Friendly Lunch Ideas: I’ve Got an App for That!

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Need some new and creative lunch ideas? How about a lunch box packing app you can’t refuse and the story of a mom’s entrepreneurial journey? 

Meet Gillian Fein, my guest in this episode of The Nourished Child podcast, and the creator of LaLa Lunchbox and LaLa Breakfast, the meal planning apps that make raising the next generation of healthy eaters possible!

She picked it. I packed it. She ate it. ~Gillian Fein, creator of LaLa Lunchbox and LaLa Breakfast Click To Tweet

What You Will Learn:

Why Gillian created LaLa Lunchbox, and how a paper project turned into an app

How involving a child in food selection can reduce the struggle and strife with feeding kids

How to use the LaLa Lunchbox app

Why independent food choice empowers kids to eat

The problem that LaLa Lunchbox solves for parents

How an app can help raise the next generation of healthy eaters

Gillian’s advice on becoming an entrepreneur

The importance of focus groups in the development of a product

What We Cover in this Episode:

What it means to be on the health-side of health, rather than on the sick-side of health

The basic food components in the LaLa Lunchbox app

The robust food library in the LaLa Lunchbox app

How your child’s food selections with the app become your grocery list

Customization of the LaLa Lunchbox app

Why visual food icons help children branch out to new food

The popularity of LaLa Lunchbox on iTunes

NEW, available food bundles in LaLa Lunchbox: nut-free, dairy-free, gluten-free vegetarian, and Kosher

The varying tastebuds among children, even within families

The food components of LaLa Breakfast

The endless opportunities for food conversation within the home

Links Mentioned in the Show:

FREE LaLa Lunchbox app on iTunes

La La Breakfast on iTunes

LaLa Lunchbox website and blog

Follow LaLa Lunchbox on Instagram

Follow LaLa Lunchbox on Facebook

Follow LaLa Lunchbox on Twitter

Follow LaLa Lunchbox on Pinterest

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