Posts tagged Kid Friendly
Meeting Your Child’s Nutrition Needs: Iron

When we think about vitamin and mineral needs, iron is a mineral that may come to mind. It’s a important component of hemoglobin, which is a component of red blood cells that transport oxygen from our lungs to the rest of our body. It is also one of the most common mineral deficiencies, especially in children.

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PB and J Pancake

Pancakes can be relatively unhealthy - take a look at these Egg Nog pancakes from IHOP.    1000 calories for breakfast?  No, thank you. For reference, a 2,000-per-day calorie diet would typically indicate about 350 calories for breakfast, and 66 grams of fat for the whole day.  This meal is half of BOTH.  RUN.  (Actually, if you eat this, go run a 1/2 marathon afterward to burn it off). I decided to make some whole wheat pancakes and stepped the nutrition up a notch by adding some healthy foods.... introducing, PB and J Pancakes: 

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