Raising kids to eat healthy is one of the best and most important lessons you can teach them. The gift of good health and nutrition truly lasts a lifetime. Clean eating kids are healthier kids.
When your child can go out into the world on their own, safe in the knowledge that a healthy meal is just a single kitchen session away (instead of a trip to the local fast food joint), you know you’ve given them tools that truly help them in life.
Make no mistake, our kids need our help when it comes to learning how to eat. They are totally at our mercy in the food department. for the first 10 years at least, we totally control what goes in their mouths. Not in a “creating food issues control freak” kind of way, but in an “I buy all the food in the fridge because you don’t have a job or your own money yet” kind of way. And because kids will often do what we do, rather than what we say, it’s really important to set a good example in this department. I promise, it’s not as hard as it sounds. Here’s how to help them…
GENERAL INFORMATION ON CLEAN EATING KIDS
Getting your kids into the kitchen
Why it’s so important to teach kids to cook, and how to start.
Wondering what to pack in your child’s lunch?
If you struggle with what to pack for your child’s lunch every day, this list can help.
While most of the recipes on my blog are kid-friendly, these are a few that I’ve created specifically for my own son.
How to make your own clean eating baby food
Why you should make your own, and specific instructions on how to do it.
5 tips for getting your teen to eat clean
Do you struggle to get your teen to eat healthy? It doesn’t have to be an uphill battle. Here’s how to make it easier.