Healthy Kids

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 […]

Can Kids Get Enough Iron on a Vegan Diet?

Can Kids Get Enough Iron on a Vegan Diet?

One of the most common worries parents have is whether their kids can get enough iron on a vegan diet. We are schooled from very early on to believe that iron comes from red meat, and we need to eat red meat to get enough iron. But is iron really […]

Plant Based Milks for Kids

What Plant Milk Should I Give My Kids?

One of the biggest questions that I hear when people want their family to go vegan, is what plant milk is best for kids? We’re all told that kids need cow milk for calcium. But do they really? First up, kids do need calcium. They need it to grow strong, […]

Vegan Protein for Kids

Can Kids Get Enough Protein on a Vegan Diet?

“We would go vegan, but my kids need meat for protein.” If I had a dollar for every time I heard that…. Today we’re going to talk about the biggest question ever asked about a vegan diet. Where do you get your protein? There are actually two parts to the […]