In this episode of Healthy Family Project, we talk to Kiran Dodeja Smith of Easy Real Food about the importance of grocery shopping with your kids. If the thought of taking your kids to the grocery store with you makes you want to tear your hair out, this episode is especially important for you.
Kiran talks about the different ways kids can learn at the grocery store, how they can help parents prepare for shopping trips, how to keep kids “on task” during the trip and advice for parents ready to take this step.
Kiran is the mom to four kids under the age of 13, an influencer marketing manager and holistic health coach. Her site, EasyRealFood.com focuses in on real ingredients and helps families ensure they are eating whole nutritious meals.
With a busy household herself, she wants to help others not feel the stress that so many often do when it comes to meal planning and eating healthfully.
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Want to skip straight to a hot topic? See time stamps below. But of course, we recommend listening all the way through!
- 2:39 Thanksgiving treats for the kids
- 6:53 Thanksgiving recipe ideas
- 12:11 Holiday snacks to make with the kids
- 15:35 How to balance sugar overload with healthier options
- 17:13 How to lighten up traditional holiday dishes
- Easy Real Food Recipes
- Kid-Friendly Meatballs
- How to Feed Your Family Healthy Foods
- How to Get Your Kids to Eat Real Food
- Tips to Pick, Prep and Store Fruits & Veggies
- 5 Tips for Grocery Shopping on a Budget
- 6 Tips for Saving Money in the Produce Department
For the Holiday Season:
- Download a free copy of our Festive Flavors e-cookbook for lightened-up versions of your favorite holiday dishes!
- All Things Thanksgiving on the Produce for Kids blog: from how to host your first Thanksgiving to ideas to lightened up your menu
- All Things Christmas/Holidays on the Produce for Kids blog: from stocking stuffer ideas to festive snack ideas
Other Podcast Episodes:
- Episode 10: Shopping Tips from a Grocery Store Dietitian
- Episode 11: Meal Planning Made Easy with Prepear App
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