On today’s show I’m talking about tiny tweaks you can make to the food you serve your child to improve its overall nutritional content. These food upgrades for kids are so easy, you’ll wonder why you didn’t think of these yourself!
You know I’m not all about food as the answer to healthy eating for kids, but I am about making it easier for you, and for your child to eat healthier, no matter how you define that. Upgrading your child’s food helps you get your nutritious food system in place.
With a functional and nutritious food system supporting your child’s health, you’ve automatically made it easier on you, and your child, to learn about nutritious food, and eat it, without issue.
I cover the following food upgrades for kids:
- granola bars
- sweet treats
- and alternatives to dining out
No matter which upgrade you choose (hopefully you’ll take a stab at all 13!), or how many you can accumulate, tweaking food so that it’s more nutritious is a win-win for you and your child.
This show makes it super simple for you to instantaneously inject “healthier” into your child’s regular food fare. Really, you can just start writing your grocery shopping list right now! I am challenging you to make 3 tweaks today–and I have no doubt you can do this!
Speaking of super simple, I’ve compiled a cheat sheet of the major tips I’ve offered in this show (because unless you are taking notes, there is no way you’ll remember all of this!) for you to download here:
Resources I mentioned in the show:
Gorp recipe (homemade snack)
10 of the Best Cereals for Kids by Raise Healthy Eaters
The Dinner Bar (search for more ideas in the search box!)
Don’t forget to check out my many FREE snack ideas!!
Are you ready to upgrade your child’s food today?
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Written by: Jill Castle, MS, RDN
Published on: August 21, 2016
Updated on: November 21, 2018