In addition to the standard parade of fruits and vegetables, consider the following ideas. Keep in mind that foods like olive oil are healthful and add flavor.
A list of foods for little fingers to experiment with and eat.
These recipes and meal ideas were submitted by Park Slope Parents as quick and easy family meal solutions.
Help, hope, and hard lines for kids who say "yuck!" to almost any food.
Fresh Direct is a great resource for early eaters and their older siblings:
Advice on sneaking healthful vegetables into your kid's diet.
Responses to a call for help for a 6 month old on a food strike.
A PSP thread on Introducing Solids (From May, 2007)
When should you shun sugar with your child? PSP parents share tips, stories and advice on how to create and maintain a healthy and balanced diet.
- Parent Category: Parenting Advice
- Category: Eating, Work/Life Balance Tips, Back To Work, Working Parents, Recipes and Food Ideas
Includes meal planning tips, recipe ideas, and also suggestions for lunch and breakfast too!
You're a vegetarian/vegan. Should you kid be?
Do you find yourself hyperventilating at even the work peanut (or gluten, dairy, etc). Here is a round up of the folks out there who can help!
What is Baby-led weaning (BLW) and how do you make it happen. Explanations and guidance is here!
By Lesley Duval
As one PSP Member wries: "my son is starting Kindergarten this fall after having been in a preschool / day care that took care of all of his meals every day. He's used to having hot, healthy meals which basically consist of rice / noodles and a protein and a vegetable (like a stir fry type of thing). Now I have to start making him lunch and I'm not sure where to start..."
I got a great response to my question about good foods for a hot weather food strike - some won't work for my pasta-hating, cheese-rejecting vegetarians, but I got several requests to post to list and I've included all responses below, from Mom to Two who subsist on breakfast and air...
Looking for alternative ideas to sugary cereals and sweets to feed you and the kiddos for breakfast? Here, parents list their favorite morning meals that are easy to prepare. Mix your morning up...