Healthy Eating

  • Outrageous Pizza Combinations

    Outrageous Pizza Combinations

    Pepperoni. Mushrooms. Extra cheese. Sure these are all classic pizza toppings, but over time, they can get a little boring. The next time you and your little chef go to the store to buy homemade pizza ingredients, try thinking outside the box.

    These make-at-home pizza ideas are also a great excuse for your little helper to use their Curious Chef 5 Piece Pizza Kit for prepping, slicing, and serving!

  • Vegetable Garden Prep & Planning

    Vegetable Garden Prep & Planning

    Could it be that spring has finally (finally!) arrived? There’s no better way to celebrate this season of growth and rebirth than by getting back outside with your little helpers and working on establishing a vegetable garden together. Not only will you both enjoy the fresh air, but you will engage in a project that results in yummy, healthy food for the whole family. Growing veggies for growing kids – it’s a win-win.

  • Calypso Cantaloupe Smoothie

    Calypso Cantaloupe Smoothie

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    Celebrate spring with this refreshing, delicious, and healthy Calypso Cantaloupe Smoothie recipe from Veggiecation! Your little chef will love helping you measure out the ingredients, cut the bananas, and blend up this sweet smoothie. This simple recipe is perfect for even the newest additions to the kitchen.

  • Yummy Alternatives to Work Around Kids Food Allergies

    Yummy Alternatives to Work Around Kids Food Allergies

    Spring has sprung, and with it a host of seasonal allergies. But there’s another kind of allergy that affects people year-round: food allergies. According to FARE (Food Allergy and Research Education), about 1 in 13 children has a food allergy today. There are eight foods that cause 90% of allergic reactions: eggs, milk, peanuts, soy, tree nuts, fish, shellfish, and wheat. The suggestions below will provide ideas for how to work around some of these allergies, but it’s essential to work with your pediatrician to ensure a healthy, nutritious, and safe diet.

  • Best Breakfasts to Start the School Day

    Best Breakfasts to Start the School Day

    Cicero once said, “Learning is a kind of natural food for the mind.” While that may be true, the mind also needs actual food for the kind of learning our children do every day at school. Our test is to provide our kids with the healthiest breakfast possible to ensure eager minds and healthy bodies.