High Protein Lunch Box Ideas for Vegetarian Kids

Your vegetarian eater doesn’t need to come up short in the protein department—quite the contrary, there are many high-protein lunch box ideas for vegetarian kids who need more nutrition every day. If you’re struggling to come up with fresh ideas that aren’t peanut butter and jelly, consider how you can make better use of high-protein grains, seeds, beans and Healthy Height Shake Mix.... Read more

How to Make a Healthy Breakfast for Picky Eaters

How to Make a Healthy Breakfast for Picky Eaters It can be challenging to come up with a healthy breakfast for picky eaters. With so little to choose from, you may feel frustrated trying to throw something together as you attempt to get out of the house in a timely manner. Before you have another breakfast battle, the first thing you need to remember is the importance of sticking to a schedule, says Rachel Rothman,...... Read more

Healthy School Lunch Ideas for Kindergarten

Coming up with healthy school lunch ideas for kindergarten is just one of the many worries you may have as you send your little one to school for the first time. Not only do you want to make it healthy and sustaining, but for parents of picky eaters, packing lunch may be especially challenging. You can barely be sure that they’ll eat a meal at home, much less at school, distracted by friends and the...... Read more

5 Lunch Packing Tips to Support Bone Growth for Children

It is well known that we all have a genetic potential to reach a certain height. In fact, 60 to 80 percent of height is determined by genetics. Did you know that nutrition can also largely impact if that potential is reached? Bone growth occurs in both length and density for the first three decades of life and the majority—if not all—of the increase in length occurs in the first two thirds of that time.... Read more

5 Refueling Snacks for Kids Who Love Yoga

“When children learn techniques for self-health, relaxation, and inner fulfillment, they can navigate life's challenges with a little more ease. Yoga at an early age encourages self-esteem and body awareness with a physical activity that's noncompetitive. Fostering cooperation and compassion—instead of opposition—is a great gift to give our children.”... Read more

8 Healthy Holiday Recipes for Cooking Together as a Family

Cooking together is never more important than during the holidays, when the focus should be on spending time as a family rather than indulging in unhealthy foods. One way to spend more time as a family is to cook healthy holiday meals together, whether you spend each night of your holiday break in the kitchen or make your one big holiday meal with all hands on deck.... Read more

10 Yummy Squash Recipes to Help Your Kid Grow

Recipe & Meal Ideas 10 Yummy Squash Recipes to Help Your Kid Grow Kids need to eat a well-balanced diet to grow healthy and tall, and squash is a seasonal veggie that’s packed with nutrients. According to the Harvard School of Public Health, winter varieties of squash are rich in: Carotenoids: beta carotene, lutein, zeaxanthin Protein Vitamin C Vitamin B6 Fiber Magnesium Potassium These delicious vegetables are plentiful in the winter, and provide a wide range...... Read more

How to Make Your Favorite Holiday Recipes Healthier

The holidays are a time to be with family, look back on the past year, and indulge in your favorite holiday recipes. Unfortunately, most of your favorite festive meals are likely high in fat and calories, so between filling up on big dinners, followed by pie and cookies, your family’s healthy eating plans are quickly forgotten.... Read more

Healthy Breakfast Ideas for Kids

Making a healthy breakfast can feel impossible on your busiest mornings. Yet, one study from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing found that children who ate breakfast on a near-daily basis had “higher full scale, verbal, and performance IQ test scores.”... Read more

Healthy Height Breakfast Milk

“Do your kids like fruits and veggies for breakfast? Believe it or not, little m does. He's most likely to eat fruits and veggies (but not oatmeal) first thing in the morning,” says Jennifer, Dietitian Mom, RD over at @kids.eat.in.color.... Read more

Pumpkin Oatmeal Pancakes

Fall is in the air and it’s time to make all things pumpkin! Pumpkin is a fantastic source of beta carotene, an antioxidant that works to reduce our risk of disease and can be converted to vitamin A in our bodies.... Read more

Healthy Height Protein Date Balls

We’re so excited for you to try these protein-packed date balls, created by Jennifer, of Kids Eat In Color. Jennifer suggests that these are perfect for adding a little extra protein (5 grams per ball!) in your child’s diet... Read more