Holy cow! It must be summer, because time is flying by and I am way behind on my blogging! While I wait for the “lazy” part of summer to arrive (rather than the super-harried, running around, getting used to new schedules summer that I’m in now) – here is an article I wrote for Produce for Kids. I provide some tips for maintaining healthy eating habits while school’s out. The folks at Produce for Kids provide some yummy, easy, and fresh recipes for summertime. Enjoy!
Many of you know that one of the hats I wear is an advisory board member for Produce for Kids, an awesome organization dedicated to healthy kids and families. One of my fellow board members recently wrote some guidelines about teaching even our youngest kids about healthy eating. As obesity rises among kids (and adults!) this seems like a more important lesson than ever. But it can be tricky: We don’t want to deprive our kids or set up an unhealthy relationship with food. But ignoring the issue, or allowing them to indulge in all of their junk food fantasies doesn’t seem right either. Estella Schnelle of the Weekly Bite provides some great tips for navigating these treacherous waters.
Check out her tips below: