Saturday, July 20, 2013

Raise a [healthy] #grazer - the L.E.A.N. Way

Raise a [healthy] grazer!

Here are some various grazing trays I've made for my son. I'm sharing this post as the letter G in the blog post, "Meatless Monday: Eating the Alphabet from A-Z," owned and written by Jennifer Fischer


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1. Pictured are my son's daily 'supplements' - the gummies being 100% plant based fruits and vegetables (not a vitamin or supplement, but whole food), graham crackers from Trader Joe's (no HFCS), 1 tablespoon of natural peanut butter, grapes, 1/2 KIND bar, and organic apples with cinnamon. 
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2. Cantaloupe slices, Trader Joe's cookies (less than 40% sugar), organic apples with cinnamon, nectarine, organic cheese crackers, and organic strawberries. 
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3. Trader Joe's O's, grapes, 1/2 KIND bar, organic yogurt, daily 'supplements,' sliced pineapple, organic cheese crackers, 1/2 Cliff fruit snack, organic apples, 1 tablespoon of natural peanut butter, graham crackers from Trader Joe's, and more organic apples. 
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4. Pear with cinnamon and drizzled raw honey, Chobani greek yogurt, organic nectarine, organic white peach, and organic apricot. 
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5. Grapes, 1/2 cliff Z bar for kids, organic white nectarine, hummus with sliced carrots, organic apples, and graham crackers with natural peanut butter. 
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6. Organic strawberries, organic apples, organic nectarines, organic rainier cherries, and graham crackers. Not pictured: natural peanut butter. 
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7. Rice crackers, organic apples with cinnamon, daily 'supplements,' veggie straws, Trader Joe's O's, grapes, pineapples, apple straws, 1/2 Cliff fruit snack, 1/2 KIND bar, and more grapes. 


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8. White nectarine, plum, apricot, red and green grapes, and cantaloupe. 

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2 comments:

  1. I LOVE this post and will be using your advice. This really is a terrific way to eat in proper portions, while eating what is GOOD for a body. Thank you for sharing this. Carrie, A Mother's Shadow

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    1. Hi Carrie, grazing on nutrient dense foods is the way to go from toddlers on up! Kids already know how to graze so we can learn a lot from their ways and little muffin trays really help showcase the yummy snacks. Be well! =)

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