Involving children in the kitchen is tricky. It requires preparation and follow through, but the results are insurmountable. At a minimum, studies show that children are more likely to choose healthy foods if they are involved in food preparation.
Suggesting a toddler pack his or her lunch may sound crazy, but the fundamentals of getting your kiddo on board and setting them up for success can make this a reality. Casey Seidenberg of the Washington Post wrote an excellent piece on just how to pass the baton of lunch making to your kids. I've provided the highlights here.
Get your child on board
Set your child up for success
Registered Dietitian, Austinite, Mom with a 2-yr old, Dog lover