So, school is starting back soon! This means “soccer-baseball-cheerleading-football moms” have a big challenge ahead. When it comes to hungry kids, there’s such a temptation to grab a quick bite at the local drive thru. But we know that when we do that we are over come with guilt knowing we’re not giving our kids the best. Don’t worry, here’s a few tips to help you in these desperate times!
1. Fast Food Does Not Mean Fried Food.
In response to consumer demand, it’s increasingly easier to find healthy, convenient alternatives to fried foods on fast food menus. Opt for anything that is raw, steamed, grilled, roasted, or baked, or try an entrée-sized salad. Keep your eye out for vegetarian options or if you eat meat organic leaner cuts of meats like skinless chicken breasts or turkey breast. Other healthier menu options might be bean burritos, a salad or fruit bowl, or a deli sandwich on whole wheat bread. [Read more…]