Picky Kids

Power Pizza

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My kids have never noticed that I’m sneaking carrots and yams into their sauce! I mix the healthy puree right into the bottled tomato sauce, then I let the kids add the toppings. You can even prepare this pizza ahead of time without cooking it, and then refrigerate for a day or two. Simply...Read More »

Sneaky Chef’s Corn Muffins

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Makes 6 large muffins (or 12 mini-muffins) 1/2 cup Flour Blend (3 tablespoons white flour, 3 tablespoons whole wheat flour, and 2 tablespoons wheat germ) 1/2 cup yellow cornmeal 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 large eggs 1/4 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup canola oil 1/2 cup White...Read More »

Sneaky Chef’s Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Makes about 50 two-bite cookies 1 cup Flour Blend (1/3 cup white flour, 1/3 cup whole wheat flour, and 1/3 cup wheat germ) 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup rolled oats, finely ground in a food processor 2 tablespoons blanched, slivered almonds, finely ground in a food processor (omit if allergic)...Read More »

Sneaky Chef’s Breakfast Cookies

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Makes 16 to 18 large cookies 2 cups whole grain cereal flakes (such as Wheaties or Total) 3/4 cup Flour Blend (1/4 cup white flour, ? cup whole wheat flour, and ? cup wheat germ) 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 large egg 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup...Read More »

Healthy and Cool School Lunches

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Parents and kids often have different ideas about what is a good school lunch and what is not. Here are a few tips and recipes that will help you create a lunch that is healthy, fun and will get noticed by the other kids. Most schools will not provide a refrigerator to store lunchboxes,...Read More »

7 Steps to Winning the Battle with Your Picky Eater

7 Steps to Winning the Battle with Your Picky Eater

I have to say given all the various battle parents encounter in raising kids, nothing is more difficult in our home than the wars over eating. Searching the Internet, talking to friends....there is no magic solution. Parenting expert Denise Mira offers these very helpful strategies to helping overcome the picky eater syndrome. Have you...Read More »