Posts tagged nutrient dense food
Zucchini Chocolate Chip Muffins

Have zucchini on hand?  How about chocolate chips?  It's time for chocolate chip zucchini muffins!  These were on the menu for bedtime snack, and you can bet they will be in our snack rotation again!  If you make them, don't forget to save some for yourself! 

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Spinach and Banana Yogurt Drops

When my now 1.5 year old was an infant starting solids, we had a lot of fun in the kitchen. One of my favorite recipes we created were spinach and banana yogurt drops. We blended together spinach, banana and greek yogurt, added a little more yogurt to thicken the drops, placed them on wax paper in the freezer and then had these delicious drops. Try this easy, fun recipe!

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Breakfast Rotations

How does your family do breakfast? A common pain point I find with clients is that their child seems to eat the same food over and over again for breakfast, the child becomes tired of said food and stops eating that food completely - leaving parents unsure of what to serve. Many times, we think about variety in lunches and dinners, but we fall short in making sure we are providing variety with breakfast. Here I post 8 breakfast ideas - very easy, full of nutrition, and provide variety throughout the week.

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Kid-approved Spinach and Banana Blender Muffins

Spinach muffins are popular - and rightfully so: they are an easy snack to create and full of vitamins and minerals from the spinach. Spinach is a food that some kiddos have yet to acquire a preference for in it’s natural state (although don’t give up - keep offering!).   Check out my no sugar added spinach muffins - which are sure to be a fit in your home too!

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Getting Started with Your Child in the Kitchen

One of my favorite recommendations to families that may have a picky or selective eater is to get them helping in the kitchen, which can assist to encourage them to try new foods. Creating food is a sensory experience: we are touching, smelling and tasting - which are all beneficial to trying new foods! There have been so many times my daughters have surprised me by trying something new (check out the picture of my 4 year old eating raw spinach).

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