Posted at 11:59 pm , on June 25, 2013
Say good-bye to picky eaters. Say hello to toddler tummies filled with wholesome goodness!
Above are pictures of my four-year old son and an 18 month old daughter. I work hard to provide food that nurtures, heals and benefits their growing bodies. They eat healthy because it really is the only option in our house.
Even if your little one seems to hate healthy food, with patience and love you can still win your little one(s) over! As adults, we know that healthy food is necessary to run our bodies at optimum efficiency. Little ones on the other hand, would probably be happy with jam toast, cereal and cookies for each meal..that is a recipe for disaster and a definite no-no! Continue reading
Posted at 4:02 pm , on June 25, 2013
I would love to feed my family all locally grown organic food. Unfortunately the cost, variety and quality that most grocery stores offer will often prevent me from doing so.
Sometimes I will browse the isles of the grocery store and see the organic produce selling for up to 3x the amount for the same veggie or fruit that is found in the non-organic bin. Eggs, milk and meat can be even worse.
Remove the cost factor and I still don’t see the variety or quality available at most super markets. I guess the turnover is just not there yet for organic produce. The vegetables will often look wilted and somewhat dull. I’m sure this will change as demand grows and organic becomes more mainstream.
That said, there are some great markets that sell organic produce that is fresh and vibrant. Beside it however there comes a hefty price tag. It is usually too cost prohibitive to consider purchasing all organic produce each week.
Welcome to Community Shared Agriculture or CSA. Continue reading