Posts tagged snacks
Three reasons why scheduling meals and snacks can make mealtimes more peaceful

Do you have a schedule for meals and snacks?    One of the first ways I help families struggling with picky eating is to review their meal and snack schedule, or routine.  Having a schedule for your little one (usually after about 14-16 months of age) can make a world of difference when feeding your child.  Read more to find out why and ways to get started.

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Using the Bedtime Snack To Your Advantage

One of the most common questions I get asked in my practice is if parents should be offering dessert after dinner. Some parents offer dessert as a “reward” for eating dinner, others are confused about how often they should be offering sweet foods after dinner, and still some want to provide a snack after dinnertime if they feel their child has not eaten enough.

Most of their problems are solved with a simple solution: the bedtime snack.

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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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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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