Squeezable Apple Sauce

October 10, 2012 | General | Comments (0)
Applesauce on the go is a great snack when you are in a hurry or need another option in the lunchbox.
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Wegmans Apple Wedges

October 10, 2012 | General | Comments (0)
Perfect lunchbox snack- Wegmans Apple Slices.
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Vitamin D & Type 1: A Link?

November 28, 2011 | General | Comments (0)
Is there a link to a Vitamin D deficiency and the increase in incidence of Type 1?
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Good -- Plus Filling -- Snack For Anytime

November 07, 2011 | General | Comments (0)
Provolone + turkey roll-ups that are easy and that fill a belly.
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One Solution to the Dilemma of Halloween Candy

October 31, 2011 | General | Comments (0)

Find out what to do with all of that carb-laden loot your trick-or-treater grabbed during this year's festitivites.

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Going Nuts Over Snack Time

June 24, 2011 | General | Comments (0)

Maybe everyone would be better off if they just followed the same diet that our kids need to followin in order to stay healthy ...

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The Very Versatile Low-Carb Tortilla

May 25, 2011 | General | Comments (0)
Low-carb, high fiber tortillas are good for everything from pizzas to bread crumbs.
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A Call For Diabetes Supplies

May 13, 2011 | General | Comments (0)
The JDRF Chapter Office in storm-ravaged Huntsville, Alabama, has put out a call for diabetes supplies.
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A Kitchen Scale That Does More Than Weigh

May 11, 2011 | General | Comments (0)
Well worth the kitchen counter space: a scale that weighs AND offers nutritional information for food items!
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A New Cook-Out Favorite

April 27, 2011 | General | Comments (0)
The delight to eat that's not too high in carbohydrates: pineapple sausage.
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Cool Carb Counting App for Kids

April 13, 2011 | General | Comments (0)

iPhone and iPad application geared towards kids (of all ages) encourages carb counting through games.

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Diabetes Aside -- Would I Ever Let You Eat That?

April 06, 2011 | General | Comments (2)
Be wary the lunchbox woes of a kid with diabetes who often laments, "But all of my friends get seven snacks at lunch ..."
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A Free Food: Sugar Free Jello

March 30, 2011 | General | Comments (0)

There's nothing worse than having a kid with a BG level that is off the charts and he's at a school party ... or friend's party ... or sugary snacks are being doled out after a soccer game.

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Plan B: When You Need To Indulge

March 23, 2011 | General | Comments (0)

Our goal at Healthy, Happy Kidz is to use the most natural, healthy ingredients when possible. But we do understand the life doesn't always follow a direct plan and there may be those times to go to Plan B to keep on going, and that's when you need to have foods - whether snacks or really just plain "good-for-you" foods disguised as snacks - in your back pocket for emergencies.

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Pasta That Is A Dream

March 16, 2011 | General | Comments (0)

Most kids like - even love - pasta. Pasta, like so many other favorite foods, is carb-laden. Typically every cup of typical pasta can mean 42 grams of carbs.

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Why Cooking For Diabetes Means No Skimping

March 09, 2011 | General | Comments (0)

We all have heard the murmurs from family, friends, acquaintances: "How hard must it be for a child to manage diabetes and miss all of those 'kid foods.'"

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Hello & Welcome

March 02, 2011 | General | Comments (1)

Hello & welcome to Healthy Happy Kidz! We hope to bring you tasty and easy-to-make recipe ideas for your Type 1 child that the whole family will like. Let's face it, diabetic cooking doesn't need to mean that you have to skimp - it just means eating smart. And we hope that Healthy Happy Kidz will help you to.

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A Fun Low-Carb Snack

February 23, 2011 | General | Comments (2)

Check out Trader Joe's squeezeable yogurts in a tube called "Organic 1% Low-fat Yogurt Probiotic Strawberry Smoothie." Who doesn't like a snack that's portable and fun to eat (no utensils needed)?


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Hungry Kid, But Too High For A Real Treat?

February 16, 2011 | General | Comments (0)

How many times has this happened: your son or daughter rushes into the kitchen, or off the playing field, or from wherever, desperate for something to eat?

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Dealing With School Parties

February 09, 2011 | General | Comments (0)

If your child celebrates any type of holiday at school, whether it be a birthday or Halloween or the winter holidays, the small celebrations or parties that often are organized can strike fear into the heart of a parent whose child is managing diabetes. Let's face it; along with the festivities accompanying these fetes come carb-laden treats: cupcakes, iced sugar cookies, juice boxes and candy galore.

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The Cold & Plummeting Blood Sugars

February 02, 2011 | General | Comments (0)

This winter, almost anywhere in the U.S. has been hit by snow storms, including many Southern states that haven’t seen snow in decades. With these storms often come the "snow days" off from school and time spent building snow forts or sledding. Yet with this fun often comes a nasty side effect for kids managing Type 1: plummeting blood sugars.

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