The Best Meal and Snack-Planning Tips
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By Lauren Barth January 16, 2014
Hanan of Lilac City Momma suggests setting specific snack times. If you allow them to snack all day long, they won’t eat their meals. Kids love routine—they thrive on it, really.
Jillian from Catch My Party loves to make these cinnamon-applesauce muffins for her family. They make a great breakfast or snack. And by using applesauce, she's able to cut down on the butter and sugar.
Janssen of Everyday Reading makes snack plates for her daughters daily. It's an easy way to use up the random ingredients in the fridge: a chunk of cheese, a couple carrots, a quarter of an apple, etc. It can also help you to introduce new foods to picky eaters.
Sharon of Cupcakes and Cutlery mixes a food her kids do enjoy—like mushrooms—with something new they aren’t quite sold on yet—like brussels sprouts. This way, they keep an open mind and palette.
Mariah of Formula Mom says that Mott’s Snack & Go pouches are a staple in her pantry. They come in a variety of flavors and are delicious and easy on-the-go.