Category Archives: Kids
When my son was almost 3 years old, we finally moved into a home with some outdoor space. It was early spring and – with boxes still waiting to be unpacked – we focused on getting our backyard garden going. I had big plans for that small garden. My son, a once adventurous eater, was suddenly very particular. He was no longer eating his veggies! This garden would act as an outdoor classroom to teach him the alchemy of growing food – and hopefully to get him to show some enthusiasm about the vegetables I was putting on his plate. Long story short – it was a success! The trick was to involve him in every step.
Vitamin D is something that most of us know is obtained from the sun, and it is an important part of our daily makeup and how our bodies function. Vitamin D plays a crucial role in regulating calcium and maintains phosphorus levels in the blood. We also need Vitamin D for the intestines to stimulate and absorb calcium. Additional benefits of Vitamin D are that it helps regulate insulin levels, support lung function and promote healthy bones and teeth.
This recipe has been in my family for close to 70 years, and it has been something that has been passed down to several generations. There are many ways to eat traditional crepes. The French-Canadian way it to serve only with syrup. Some traditional people will serve with a pat of butter. There is already butter in the mixture, so I left that out. These crepes are gluten-free, but they are also made with regular flour as well. They are very tasty, both ways.
When it comes to our children there is nothing more important. So why not make their nutrition important too! Fill Your Plate focuses a lot of its attention on nutrition for kids, and how to get kids to eat healthier that is hassle-free for you. Take a dive into these articles and see what you can do to make nutrition fun!