Find out what to do with all of that carb-laden loot your trick-or-treater grabbed during this year's festitivites.
Maybe everyone would be better off if they just followed the same diet that our kids need to followin in order to stay healthy ...
iPhone and iPad application geared towards kids (of all ages) encourages carb counting through games.
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.
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.
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.
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.'"
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.
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)?
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?
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.
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.