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Brain Boosting Foods for Kids

Brain Boosting Foods for Kids

Nutrition for your children has a direct effect on IQ, learning, concentration, sleep, and behavior. Just as athletes eat a diet to win, children can eat to learn. Foods that contain antioxidants, choline, omega-3 fatty acids, and complex carbohydrates are all particularly helpful in boosting brain power. Here are some of my food tips to give your children a brain-power boost and some of my favori ...[Read More]

Healthy Lunch Ideas for Kids

Healthy Lunch Ideas for Kids

 Want some healthy lunch ideas for kids?   Unfortunately most school lunches are not healthy….or tasty.   All moms know that school lunch prep has to be quick, easy and it really helps if it can be frozen.  My favorite tool for school prep is my trusty muffin tray (actually I have a few of them!!).  Muffin tin cups are just the right size for a single serving and ...[Read More]

Smoothie Recipes for Kids

Smoothie Recipes for Kids

Want some healthy smoothie recipes for kids?  How about our best healthy kid smoothie tips? I have been making daily smoothies for myself and my kids for well over a decade. And in that time I have somewhat of a smoothie expert. I’d like to share with you with 10 best smoothie PRO TIPS to make your smoothies better and tastier than ever for your whole family! 1. Use frozen berr ...[Read More]

5 KidzShake Lunchbox Bliss Ball Recipes to Supercharge Your Kids’ Lunches

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Have you ever been in a lunch packing slump? I don’t know about you, but I can barely make it through a week without feeling the lunch-packing blues!  Don’t despair! Kidzshake delivers with 5 Kidzshake Lunchbox Bliss Ball recipes to supercharge your kids’ lunches!  If your kids are anything like mine, they eat very little at lunch (despite my beautifully packaged and ve ...[Read More]

Homemade Protein Bars

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On days that I’m running errands, in a rush, or just need a quick grab & go meal or snack option, my “emergency” stock of homemade protein bars (or sometimes store bought!), in my pantry, purse, and yes, even my car, are life savers! Not all protein bars are created equally, though. In fact, some bars have just as much sugar (or even more!) than a candy bar. If you’re wondering how to tell if ...[Read More]

Tasty Treats for Tiny Tots: Kid-Approved Recipes

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Kid-approved recipes. They aren’t always easy to come by. That’s why we’ve rounded up not only a delicious collection of sweet treats, but also a couple of savory sides that will have your kids quoting Oliver Twist. “More, please!”    Kid-Approved Recipes: Savory Sides These kid-approved recipes taste just right to adults too. So whether you’re fe ...[Read More]

Healthy Breakfasts for Kids: Kidzshake Freezer Packs

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Now that school is back in session, mornings seem to be getting crazier…(Mom life, you feel me?!) From wake-ups to breakfast prep, then lunches to getting kids dressed (and, of course,finding the missing shoes), anything busy moms can to do simplify the morning hustle can be helpful. Enter healthy breakfasts for kids: Kidzshake freezer packs! These quickly became our favorite way to get ...[Read More]

Jackson’s & Warren’s Dinosaur Birthday Party

Jackson’s & Warren’s Dinosaur Birthday Party

We had the BEST time celebrating Jackson and Warren at our Dinosaur Birthday Party last weekend! Our sweet boys turn 3 and 5 this month.  Since sharing about the party on Instagram, I’ve gotten so many follow up questions, I decided to pull a few answers together for you in a quick post.  It was a WILD party, and we had a ROARING good time! From snacks to decorations and my vi ...[Read More]

Healthy Ice Cream (that’s still delicious!)

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I love ice cream. Ya’ll know I have a major sweet tooth, so in the summer months when it’s hot, ice cream is the perfect cool and sweet treat! Unfortunately, most of what you’ll find when you go down the ice cream aisle is very high in sugar and fat and is a disaster for your health, fitness and fat loss goals. I see nothing wrong with an occasional treat from time to time, so yes, you can certain ...[Read More]

Health Benefits of Bananas for Kids

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An apple a day keeps the doctor away…but what about bananas? Bananas are a highly nutritious, energy packed fruit, so including bananas in your children’s diet will help you to provide them many beneficial nutrients.     Bananas contain lots of nutrients including: manganese vitamin B6 vitamin C fiber Potassium Iron vitamin A biotin   In addition, here are some surprising health ben ...[Read More]