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Lunch Box Snack Ideas

Posted on September 3rd, 2014 by Manu

By Melinda MacNaughton, MS, RDN

Now that our kids are back in school, we are faced with the chore of getting creative with their lunches so they will actually eat them! There is nothing more distressing than finding half of what you packed was not eaten. To overcome this frustrating scenario, get them involved in packing their own lunches. Offer healthy but appealing choices and consider making some of these recipes below with your kids. The more involved they are in making their food, the more likely they are to eat it. Here are some high protein, nutrient dense (packed with vitamins/minerals/antioxidants), nut free snack ideas/recipes:

Arizmendi Bakery in San Francisco – Happy Anniversary!

Posted on November 6th, 2013 by Manu

I went into the city yesterday for a family celebration. In search for a nice cup of coffee we stopped by Arizmendi Bakery. What a gem I stumbled upon! Organic flour and natural ingredients in all baked goods! It smelled soooo good when I entered the bakery. After ordering a decaf  Americano I noticed organic […]

Recipe of the Week: Oatmeal Banana Bites

Posted on September 15th, 2012 by Manu

These muffin-like bites use only pureed banana as a sweetener, have no added oil, and use whole-grain oats and oat flour. Added plus: they can be prepped in just minutes! Ingredients Makes 8 to 10 servings 1 cup rolled oats 1 cup oat flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon sea salt 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon […]

Kids eat Free on Mondays at Asquew Grill!

Posted on February 27th, 2011 by Manu

by Darya Mead Asqew Grill Review Picture this: healthy, affordable fare on a stick! by Darya Mead Picture this, trying to explain the wordplay of a restaurant named Asqew Grill that dishes up kebabs on skewers, to a seven year old. Then add a complex definition for the term askew into the mix, and one […]

Spirulina Popcorn – Well Kiddos special find

Posted on August 14th, 2010 by Manu

Spirulina (“green popcorn”) Popcorn is a great snack. It tastes delicious and most children that we have offered this to LOVE it. It’s a great every day snack and also a great offering during holidays such as St. Patrick’s Day and even Christmas. “Well Kiddos” TM  was first introduced to “green popcorn” on the island of […]