Blog — Fab 4 Under 4 RSS

6 Tips to Reduce Sugar in Your Kids' Meals

This article was inspired from this Good Morning America interview. Providing your kids with nourishing meals and a balanced diet can feel impossible, especially in today’s world where convenience foods are the norm for everyone, including kids. Unfortunately, children are even more susceptible to the dangers of too much sugar and that means we, as parents, need to step in and do the hard work of saying no to the excess.  This is not a new issue but it’s something we’re more aware of than ever. For example, a study published this month in JAMA, found that two-thirds of U.S. children’s calorie intake comes from ultra-processed foods, defined as ready-to-eat foods that contain "little to no whole foods," like frozen...

Continue reading

Stress-free Tips & Tools to Get Your Kids Involved in the Kitchen

This page contains affiliate links and are asterisked as they appear. I’m so excited to pass on my love of food and cooking to my kids and one of my favorite ways to do that is to expose them to as many parts of the process as possible. I 100% believe (and have seen) that the more involved Bash is in the entire process - going to the store or market with me, picking out fruits and veggies to try, helping me chop and season, helping me set the timer for the oven - the more curious and excited he is about discovering and trying new foods. Exposure is critical for getting your kids to eat and enjoy foods and...

Continue reading