Getting children to eat healthy foods with lots of fresh fruit, veggies, and greens is often times no easy task. Many children just aren't adventurous when it comes to food. It is also hard for us moms when so many of the foods children gravitate to these days are not the healthiest options. Why would they want to try that veggie omelet you made with pastured eggs and those funny things called leeks when the Leprechaun on TV has a more "charming" breakfast in mind for them. Add to this the fact … [Read more...]
10 Best Essential Oils To Use For Kids
No matter how hard you work to keep your children healthy, they’re going to experience sickness from time to time. While having sick kids is no fun and can be quite discouraging, how you react and what you do during times of sickness can make all the difference in your child's overall wellbeing. As a parent, you are in charge of your child’s health. You don’t have to be a doctor or nurse to take charge of your child's health naturally. All you need to be is willing to learn and do it. To … [Read more...]
If you have ever embraced a plant based or raw foods diet then you have likely heard of Brendan Brazier. He is an Ironman Triathlete who also happens to be vegan. I have read about him in various raw foods books since he is quite the fan of raw foods but mostly I knew of him from his product Vega, which I have used in smoothies. Even if you are not raw it is beneficial IMO to look to raw supplement powders because they always tend to be made from whole, organic, healthy foods that are as close … [Read more...]
Are You Eating the 30 Healthiest Foods?
Healthy eating is such a subjective thing. Or is it? Everyone has their own ideas of what is healthy. Many swear by tofu and I think it is a bad idea. Others think that fat is the devil and I think no such thing. Can we ever agree? Well, I do happen to agree for the most part with Real Simple magazine's list of 30 healthiest foods... not that they are the healthiest per say but it is a pretty good list of healthy foods. I thought it would be fun to go through their list and see how regularly my … [Read more...]
Avocados for Little Folk
Avocados are one of those amazingly healthy foods that even kids will eat and they seem to be nice and ripe in stores right now. Usually they are from Mexico but still on our continent at least. They have nearly 20 different vitamins and minerals, they are a source of healthy fats, and they are creamy so they can be fed to babies and toddlers as well. Some ways to serve Avocados: * For guacamole and chips of course! * As dip for veggies * Blend them up with cacao to make chocolate pudding * … [Read more...]