Healthy Kids

How to Get Your Kids to Eat Spinach

How to Get Your Kids to Eat More Spinach

Today we’re going to talk about how to get your kids to eat more spinach. Getting your kids to eat their leafy greens would have to be the hardest thing to do as a parent. Okay, I might be being a little over dramatic there… Childbirth was probably harder… But […]

How to Get Your Kids to Eat Sweet Potato

How to Get Your Kids to Eat More Sweet Potato

You’ve heard that sweet potatoes are pretty healthy, but your kids refuse to eat them. How do you get your kids to eat more sweet potatoes? Well, for the month of May, I’m doing a series on how to get your kids to eat more veggies. The first week we […]

How to Get Kids to Eat Zucchini

How to Get Your Kids to Eat More Zucchini

This week we’re looking at ways to get kids to eat more zucchini! (Last week we looked at tips to get your kids to get more cauliflower in. You can check out the post here.). In the largest health and nutrition survey ever performed in Australia, called the National Nutrition […]

Tips to get kids to eat cauliflower

How to Get Kids to Eat More Cauliflower

When people talk about what kids are eating, they normally focus on protein and iron (hence the emphasis on meat in kids’ diets) or occasionally calcium. But people so rarely ask about how many veggies kids have. Or if they do, they just brush off how little their kids eat […]

Vegan Foods with More Calcium than Dairy Milk

Vegan Foods with More Calcium than a Cup of Milk

Are there any vegan foods that have more calcium than a cup of (cow’s) milk? These days, with dairy advertising everywhere you look, you’d be forgiven for thinking that dairy products are the only source of calcium out there, and if you don’t eat them you’re doomed to a life […]

Vegan Food with More Iron than a Steak

Vegan Foods with More Iron than a Steak

Can your kids get enough iron on a vegan diet? Whenever the topic of iron comes up, the solution is always “you need more steak” or “you should be giving your kids more steak”. But is red meat really the only (and best) source of iron? After last week’s post […]

Vegan Foods with More Protein than Chicken

Vegan Recipes with More Protein than Chicken

Can you and your kids really get enough protein on a vegan diet? I guarantee that if you start to think about going vegan, someone, somewhere is going to ask you about protein. So, the short answer to the protein on a vegan diet question is, yes, you can easily […]

Vegan Freezer Friendly Sandwich Fillings for School Lunches

Vegan Lunchbox Sandwiches You Can Freeze

When parents are thinking about making school lunches, they often forget that there are plenty of options for vegan sandwiches that you can freeze ahead. That’s right. You can actually make up a pile of sandwiches for the week, stick them in the freezer, and then just grab them each […]

How to Pick a School Lunchbox

It’s nearly time for the kids to head back to school, and that means school lunches! Which means you probably need to find a lunchbox. But with so many different types out there, which one is best? So I’m going to be totally annoying and say that it really depends […]

Information on vitamin b12 for vegans

Vitamin B12 for Vegans

Vitamin B12 is an essential vitamin for everyone, but vegans especially. I talk about vitamin B12 in my Nutrition Handbook – Healthy Vegan Families. It is such an important nutrient for vegans that I decided to share the information from Healthy Vegan Families with you for free. What Is Vitamin […]