Tag: real food kids

Tricksters, marketing science…Part One!

I was talking to a mom the other day and she said her major barriers to cooking real food were being not knowing what to choose and frustration with the food battling at the table. How fantastic that she was so honest and was able to verbalize that to me. Motherhood is an intensely personal

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Creativity and Planning: How to work through the “choosiness” of kids

Creativity and planning are the key when it comes to feeding two sets of twins real food, consistently at every meal and every snack. Subtle changes in how I combine foods, sequence foods throughout the day and present them based on their mood makes a big difference. And, even with all of that some times

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25 Again and Booch

Today is my birthday! Can you believe I am 25 again? It’s amazing how this real food living actually stops time. Seriously, I am stronger and more agile today than I was at the actual age of 25. I have way better blood sugar control, connective tissues resilience and focus. I could ride my bike

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A real food beach vacation

Packing real food for the car requires strategic planning! It must be something that is fresh but does not crumble easily. Any packaging should be easily opened by the child and not require parent intervention. The vessel holding the food must be sturdy enough to hold multiple items. The chosen food must be substantial enough

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Organ Meat Meatballs and Sauce

Oh good! You are reading this post…that means that the title did not scare you away! I asked Cameron what he thought about the fact that there was organ meat in the meatballs. He said, “So. It’s just another part of the cow, right?” When I mention organ meat to some adults, the typical reaction

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Creamy Broccoli Bacon Salad

If you are looking for fresh new ways to add vegetables into your children’s diet…combine it with something they really love. The boys LOVE bacon and having it is a HUGE treat. A traditional broccoli salad usually has mayonnaise and some add bacon. So, I created my version of this favorite classic. 1/2 pound of

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