Healthy Kids

Information on vitamin b12 for vegans

Vitamin B12 for Vegans

Vitamin B12 is an essential vitamin for everyone, but vegans especially. I talk about vitamin B12 in my Nutrition Handbook – Healthy Vegan Families. It is such an important nutrient for vegans that I decided to share the information from Healthy Vegan Families with you for free. What Is Vitamin […]

Can Kids Get Enough Iron on a Vegan Diet?

Can Kids Get Enough Iron on a Vegan Diet?

One of the most common worries parents have is whether their kids can get enough iron on a vegan diet. We are schooled from very early on to believe that iron comes from red meat, and we need to eat red meat to get enough iron. But is iron really […]

Plant Based Milks for Kids

What Plant Milk Should I Give My Kids?

One of the biggest questions that I hear when people want their family to go vegan, is what plant milk is best for kids? We’re all told that kids need cow milk for calcium. But do they really? First up, kids do need calcium. They need it to grow strong, […]

Vegan Protein for Kids

Can Kids Get Enough Protein on a Vegan Diet?

“We would go vegan, but my kids need meat for protein.” If I had a dollar for every time I heard that…. Today we’re going to talk about the biggest question ever asked about a vegan diet. Where do you get your protein? There are actually two parts to the […]

Can a Fussy Eater Go Vegan?

Can My Child Go Vegan if They’re a Fussy-Eater?

Can your super picky eater go vegan? When all your child eats is plain pasta and nuggets, the idea of restricting them even more on a vegan diet can feel impossible. They need protein, and calcium, and iron and…. Everything else. And you just couldn’t get all of that from […]

Help Fussy Kids Eat Move Veggies

Help Fussy Kids Eat More Veggies

We can all agree that vegetables are healthy, right? And most of us probably need to be eating more of them, especially our kids. But when you have a picky eater, it can be really hard to get them to eat their vegetables. I have two super fussy eaters. Some […]

Healthy Vegan Kids | Avocado

The Big Question: Is a Vegan Diet Healthy for Kids?

Okay today we’re tackling the big question: Is a vegan diet healthy for kids? Can growing children stay healthy on a vegan diet? Or do they need meat, eggs and dairy to thrive? There is so much information out there around this question. No matter who you talk to, everyone […]

Get your Kids to Eat Beans

Help! How Do I Get My Kids to Eat Beans?

One question that I see a lot is how do I get my vegan kids to eat beans? I think anyone would agree that a legume loving kid is the ultimate goal of vegan parenting. Unfortunately, some kids are super fussy and it remains an elusive goal for many of […]

10 tips to get fussy kids to eat

10 Tips to Get Fussy Kids to Eat

Hands up, who has fussy kids? I certainly do! My six year old has sensory issues, and it has taken me five very long years to get him to eat a decent and varied diet. My two year old isn’t fussy, he just isn’t interested in food. He would much […]