5 Easy and Early Steps to Raising a Good Eater

Eat a variety of foods while you are pregnant. Research shows that infant’s food preferences develop while still in your uterus. If a pregnant woman only eats potatoes and cheese, her child might not want to try foods with stronger tastes. If they do try it, it may take them longer to learn to like it. Continue to eat […]

Nutrition Tips For Your Preschool Child

Here are a few tips to assist a parent in meal/snack planning and food selection. Unpredictable and unusual eating behavior is very common among preschool children aged two to five years. Often at meal and snack time, there is a frequent struggle for control between parents and preschoolers of what to eat, how much to […]

Moms On The Go: Check Out These Great Recipes

These recipes were developed for moms on the go. They take such little time you’ll forget you were even in the kitchen. Pastina Ingredients: 1 (14 oz) can chicken broth 1/4 cup mini star pasta, or acini de pepe or whole wheat tri-colored pasta to make it fun! 1/4 cup frozen mixed peas & carrots Directions: […]

Meal Time Tips For Your Infant & Toddler

Learn how to feed your infant and toddler with good nutrition! Follow these guidelines to include all of the food groups at meal times. At about 6 months, when the feeding adventure begins, some moms find out that the transition to solid foods is a lot trickier than they thought. While commercial baby foods can […]

Meal Time Preparation with a Hungry Baby

Sometimes dinner is not quite ready and your baby is hungry! Here are some quick meal ideas to hold your baby over while you whip up his/her meal. Try olives. Rinse them off if they were soaked in a salt marinade, chop or slice into smaller pieces and serve them to your child as an […]

Is Every Meal with Your Toddler a Battle

Having trouble finding success at mealtime with your toddler? Try these tips to make eating more fun for you and your toddler. Toddlers grow far more slowly than infants, so it is natural for their appetites to decrease. At the same time your child is becoming more independent and exercising self-selection when it comes to […]

Five Rights of Food Parenting Your Super Toddler

Are you raising a genius of food refusal or could your toddler be overwhelmed by your expectations? Take a step back and review these 5 rights of food parenting. Since the advent of Gutenberg’s printing press, a lot of books have been published on “parenting”. We all have heard many old wives’ tales, and received […]

Delicious & Easy Recipes for Your Infant or Toddler

Sometimes feeding the little ones can be a difficult task. We’ve got four delicious recipes tested on even the pickiest of eaters.  Black Beans, Brown Rice and Ricotta To prepare the black beans: 2 cans organic or regular low sodium black beans, drained and rinsed under cold water 1 medium onion, chopped 2-4 cloves of garlic, […]