Wordless Wednesday: Healthy Eating

This week we asked: What does healthy eating look like?

(Read more about Feeding With Love and Respect and Healthy Living on our resource pages, and enjoy this week’s articles on the theme.)

From Shannon: “I think an important foundation for healthy eating is learning to make good choices. We set up this snack drawer, full of nonperishable snacks so our daughter could make her own choices from an early age. The drawer above holds things she needs help with like peanut butter, and fresh fruits and veggies are just steps away.”
Shannon blogs at Pineapples & Artichokes.

“Mama, I love eating salad!”
Carissa blogs at Mama in the Kitchen.

girls and kale
From Tracy: “My girls eating baked kale chips about 4 months ago (22 months old in the picture — a little over 26 months now) — Callie on the left, Veronica on the right.”

Momma Jorje’s girls enjoy sharing cups of yogurt.
Read more at Momma Jorje.

Charise’s 7-month-old son feeds himself multigrain toast with hummus. Mama and baby love baby-led weaning!
Charise blogs at I Thought I Knew Mama.

From Melissa: “We believe healthy eating starts with a positive food relationship. Our girls are always welcome to participate in the food process—gardening, purchasing foods, preparing meals, and of course, eating. Left to right, top to bottom: 1. choosing vegetables at the farmers market, 2. natural-duration breastfeeding, 3. eating fresh veggies from the garden, 4. enjoying the fruits of the season, 5. apple picking, 6. tasting veggies at the market, 7. shucking corn, 8. a color-filled salad, 9. washing and preparing vegetables.”
Melissa blogs at Simple Whimsy.

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From Tree: “I never thought of going straight for the heart! I believe this was a genius move.”
Tree blogs at Mom Grooves.

From Emily: “Rice and fish stick dinner. He’s got a lot of faith in that chopstick.”
Emily blogs at embrita blogging.

Josias “eating” a momsicle (made of breastmilk). He loves his milky and it is the healthiest food of all!
Dena blogs at Earth Mama Yoga.

From Jessica: “Hitting the Farmers Market is not only a fun outing but we get organic produce and support local farming! This is Nathan enjoying a ‘snowman’ carrot.”
Jessica blogs at Cloth Diapering Mama.

From Brittany: “We encourage healthy eating habits through imaginative play. Here is my son Asher getting acquainted with a felt food salad I made for him.”
Brittany blogs at Mama’s Felt Cafe.

Tell us: What does healthy eating look like in your family?

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