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Healthy Meals for Kids

There is no denying that kids love snacks. This is especially true as they’re growing and their small tummies need more frequent meals. It’s important that parents understand how to choose healthy snacks for kids that provide the nutrition needed for their rapidly developing minds and bodies. However, it’s also important that healthy, kid-friendly snacks be easy to prepare and take on-the-go.

Our mission is to make mealtime stress-free for parents, while providing healthy meals for kids that they’ll love. What that means is nutritious meals delivered straight to your door, with customizable features and fun activities that make the entire Yumble experience fun for kids and convenient for parents.

Easy breakfast foods for kids - recipes parents and kids love!

Easy breakfast foods for kids - recipes parents and kids love!

With summer comes slow mornings and plenty of time to make everyone a veggie packed, protein filled breakfast they love (ha). School will be back in session before we know it and so will busy mornings...let’s be honest, did busy mornings ever really leave? Between summer camp and dashing out the door to play with neighbors we all need easy breakfast ideas for kids that are more than just sugary cereal or a candy-clone breakfast bar.

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Breakfast Ideas for Kids that are Both Healthy & Fun

Breakfast Ideas for Kids that are Both Healthy & Fun

Mornings with kids are hectic. Whether you’re getting them ready for summer camp, school, or even a day at home, a good breakfast sets the tone for a healthy day. LIttle kids can sleep about 10-12 hours each night. Some kids wake up starving and some kids just can’t seem to get a morning appetite. If you’re struggling to figure out how to get your little one excited for breakfast, check out some actionable ideas for getting kids to eat breakfast. We know the nutrients kids get at breakfast fuel them through a morning of learning and playing. Kiddos are picky about breakfast and sometimes need a little encouragement to get eating- before hangry hits! These fun breakfast ideas for kids will get them excited to be at the table.

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Breakfast Foods for Toddlers That You Won't Mind Them Playing With

Breakfast Foods for Toddlers That You Won't Mind Them Playing With

If the thought of feeding your toddlers breakfast has you running to hide under the covers, you aren’t alone. Toddlers can be picky eaters. Getting a healthy breakfast for toddlers they’ll enjoy can feel daunting. But it doesn’t have to. Healthy breakfasts don’t have to be time consuming and they don’t have to be intimidating to make. There are plenty of breakfast ideas that are nutritious and fun- the best part? We did all the creative work for you.

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5 Healthy Kid-Friendly Budget Meals

5 Healthy Kid-Friendly Budget Meals

Kid friendly food doesn't have to break the bank. Most kids don’t want a fancy restaurant and a fussy meal. They want something that tastes good and looks good, too. Healthy kids' meal ideas don’t have to be hard to come up with either, from quesadillas to super tasty soups, they’re all good! We've come up with the best kid friendly meals on a budget.

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All You Need to Know About Yumble

All You Need to Know About Yumble

Yumble is a weekly subscription service that delivers fully prepared, balanced, and delicious kids' meals right to the doors of busy parents. Children have specific tastes and nutritional needs, so we always prepare and tailor every menu with this in mind. Meals are intended for children ages twelve months to twelve years, and we find the sweet spot to be right around ages three to eight years old (but have customers of all ages!).

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Breakfast Ideas for Healthy Kids and Toddlers

Breakfast Ideas for Healthy Kids and Toddlers

Getting kids up, and out the door on busy mornings can be difficult and stressful. In addition to making sure you have the sneakers, bathing suit, book bag, and cuddly best friend- you have to figure out breakfast ideas for kids. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and for good reason. Active kids, especially playing outdoors in the summertime or learning new things when school starts, need fuel for their bodies and brains.

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Lunch Ideas for Healthy Kids and Toddlers

Lunch Ideas for Healthy Kids and Toddlers

A few weeks into summer and we are almost wishing for back to school time. With a constant barrage of “I’m hungry” you can feel like a short order cook. Active kids, especially playing outdoors in the summertime, need to refuel. Lunchtime is an important time for them to refuel their growing and active bodies and get the nutrients they need.

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How to Incorporate Veggies into Pizza Night

How to Incorporate Veggies into Pizza Night

It’s Friday night (or Wednesday, or Monday) and it’s pizza night! The best “no cook” night of the week. Once that delivery box hits your door you smell the sauce, cheese, and warm crust. It’s just as delicious as it appears. Family pizza night is an easy way to get everyone gathered around the table sharing a meal and talking about their day. For older kids and adults, a salad can be a great way to add vegetables to the meal. Veggies add tons of flavor, not many calories, loads of fiber, and nutrients which keep our bodies healthy. There are so many fun ways to add veggies to pizza and we’re exploring them!

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4 Common Types Of Picky Eaters

4 Common Types Of Picky Eaters

Picky eaters can be a nightmare - not only does it make meal planning difficult, but it can also give parents sleepless nights that their little ones are not getting the right amount of nutrition that growing bodies need.

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Creative Food Ideas For A Child That Can't Eat Eggs

Creative Food Ideas For A Child That Can't Eat Eggs

If you have a kiddo with an allergy to eggs it can be hard to find food with no eggs that they will enjoy. It’s easy to find yourself in a rut, making or serving the same foods over and over. We feel you. Our perfect pizza bagel is a quick, ready to eat lunch, dinner, or breakfast. Yes, breakfast! Giving your little one a pizza bagel and veggies is a great way to start the day.

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Our Finger Food Ravioli Will Let Your Kids Have Fun With Their Food

Our Finger Food Ravioli Will Let Your Kids Have Fun With Their Food

No matter how picky your kid is, there is one food that is nearly always a winner on the plate: noodles. Soft, warm, and buttery noodles are a perfect comfort food, even for kiddos. So ravioli, stuffed with creamy, cheesy, goodness is a no brainer for picky eaters, or any eater. Finding healthy foods for kids, especially when you have a picky eater can be tough. Our flower shaped ravioli doesn’t just look cute, it’s packed with nutrients you’ll feel good about.

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Perfect Snacks for Kids Who Play Physical Sports

Perfect Snacks for Kids Who Play Physical Sports

Sports season is here and so is kid’s snack season. Whether your little one is into baseball, tennis, swimming, summer camp, or dance- the activities are endless and so are the snacks. If you are asked to do a snack share with your little league teams, you might be at a loss for what to bring. No snack share but still have a physically active and hungry kiddo running around? They need healthy snacks, too! If you’re wondering what to throw in the cart the next time your shopping double check this list for healthy snacks that are as easy as 1-2-3…..you’re out!

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Chicken Mac 'N Cheese Is The Perfect Gluten Free Meal For Your Child

Chicken Mac 'N Cheese Is The Perfect Gluten Free Meal For Your Child

No matter how picky your kid is, there is one food that is nearly always a winner on the plate: macaroni and cheese. Mac and cheese is soft, warm, salty, creamy, and cheesy. It is no wonder that even adults love it. Finding healthy foods for kids, especially mac and cheese can be tough. Finding a delicious gluten free mac and cheese can be even tougher. We’ve made the search easy. See why our Chicken Mac ‘N’ Cheese is the healthier choice for your kids.

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Homeschool Lessons You Can Teach Your Kid in the Kitchen

Homeschool Lessons You Can Teach Your Kid in the Kitchen

Homeschooling (or online schooling) gives your child the freedom to learn their own way. For most people, that means hands-on experiential learning. What better place to have hands-on learning experiences than the kitchen? It’s not difficult to turn your kitchen into a learning kitchen. We’ve gathered some tips to get you started on leading your own homeschool kids cooking classes.

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Ways to make healthy eating fun for kids

Ways to make healthy eating fun for kids

Kids can be picky eaters and even tougher critics. You don’t have to rely on fast food kids’ meals. Serving healthy foods may be met with resistance but with a little creativity in the kitchen, you and your child can be enjoying healthy meals, snacks, and smiles, too!

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How to inspire healthy eating habits in your children

How to inspire healthy eating habits in your children

You may have heard the expression “Give a man a fish and you’ll feed him for a day, teach him to fish and you’ll feed him for a lifetime”. The same is true with health eating habits. By teaching your child healthy habits, in a fun way, from an early age, you’re setting them up for a lifetime of healthy habits.

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Great snacks to encourage your kid’s focus during homeschooling

Great snacks to encourage your kids focus during homeschooling

Homeschool and online schooling both have challenges and one of them is focus - of lack of. Focusing on the task at hand for a little one can be difficult, especially when there are so many distractions: toys, TV, looking outside, and snacks. Choosing the right snacks and meals can help you and your little one stay focused during the day.

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Simple Swaps to Make your Kid’s Lunch Healthier

Simple Swaps to Make your Kid’s Lunch Healthier

Packing healthier lunches doesn’t mean emptying out your whole pantry. A couple of simple (and tasty) healthy food swaps will have everyone smiling and enjoying their healthier lunches. Looking for even more ideas? Check out these great healthy foods for your kids lunchbox.

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Simple Swaps to Get Your Kid to Love Healthy Foods

Simple Swaps to Get Your Kid to Love Healthy Foods

If you’re wondering how to get your kiddo to eat carrots, celery, and apples as often as they ask for cookies, candy, and crackers, you aren’t alone. Kids are notoriously picky eaters and parent frustration can build up, leading to mealtime battles. Picky eating is a challenge for many families. However, a couple of habit swaps can have everybody enjoying the whole meal, veggies included!

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Tricks to Get Your Picky Eater to Eat Vegetables

Tricks to Get Your Picky Eater to Eat Vegetables

Getting your kid to eat vegetables, much less enjoy them, can be tricky if you have a picky eater. However, some vegetables are easier for kids to enjoy than others. Beans, cauliflower, squash, and carrots can all be enjoyed in a variety of ways and are great examples of healthy foods for kids. A few simple tips can help you navigate picky eating with your little one. From fun shapes, dips, and flavors there are tons of ways to encourage vegetables in your kids diet.

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What Causes Picky Eating?

What Causes Picky Eating?

If you have a picky eater, you may be wondering, what causes picky eating? What can I do to help my picky eater? Picky eating is something faced by parents all over the world. In fact, it’s natural. Picky eating, while frustrating, has its roots deep in our human history and biology.

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The Best Types of Food to Give Your Kids Between Meals

The Best Types of Food to Give Your Kids Between Meals

When it comes to raising healthy, happy children, nutrition is a big part of the equation. You want your kids to have the right fuel to power them as they learn and explore their world. Unfortunately, for parents, it can be a lot of work to plan not just nutritious meals but also snacks. Our kids can also have a different idea of what they’d like to eat, as opposed to what we prefer as parents.

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Introducing Yumble's New Picky Eaters Meal Range

Introducing Yumble's New Picky Eaters Meal Range

We're on a mission, as the leading kids’ meals delivery service, to promote healthy eating for picky eaters. Our latest range is filled with creative ideas and carefully curated food items. All the recipes packed with nutritional value and flavor, without being overwhelming for picky kids. Six fun new menu items are now ready to buy, chosen with the same commitment to fresh, all-natural, sustainable, and locally sourced ingredients that Yumble is known for with all of their meal options.

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7 Snack Hacks to Pack for a Road Trip

7 Snack Hacks to Pack for a Road Trip

Travelling with a toddler or young child can be tricky. Road trips are a great way to see the sites you want and get to your destination on your own time. If you’re already thinking about what road trip snacks your little one will eat along the way, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. It can be difficult to make healthy meals for picky eaters and snacks are like mini-meals. These travel snacks for kids are sure to please even the pickiest travel snacker.

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When and What to Feed Your Kids Before Bedtime

When and What to Feed Your Kids Before Bedtime

We’ve all been there, counting down the minutes to bedtime when suddenly your little one says, “I’m hungry”. You might wonder what you should feed your kid before bedtime? What are some healthy bedtime snacks for kids that will help them thrive and get some rest? Our experts share tips, tricks, and foods that will help kids sleep and keep kids nourished.

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Healthy Kids Meals Delivered: The End of Unhealthy Frozen Meals

Healthy Kids Meals Delivered: The End of Unhealthy Frozen Meals

When you’re busy, running between work, school, day care, play dates, and errands, the last thing you want to do is spend all day cooking and cleaning up. If you’re looking for an alternative to frozen kids’ meals, you have plenty of healthy options. One pot meals, healthy meal delivery service, and simple snacks can help you find the time you need while getting food on the table- fast! These are our tips for super-fast, healthy meals for your family:

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5 Ways to Expand Your Child’s Taste at an Early Age

5 Ways to Expand Your Child’s Taste at an Early Age

If crackers, noodles with butter, and other bland, basic foods are all your child will eat, you are not alone. Picky eating can make mealtime difficult for families but can also lead to nutrient gaps as children grow. To avoid nutrient gaps check out these healthy meals for picky eaters and try our palate expanding tips.

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5 Ways to Prepare a Meal for Your Kid in Less than 10 Minutes

5 Ways to Prepare a Meal for Your Kid in Less than 10 Minutes

If you’re pressed for time, but still want to serve your kids meals that they’ll love (and that’s good for them), you’ve come to the right place. Quick kid friendly meals don't have to be bland or packed with salt, sugar, and fat. These ideas and quick tips will free up time preparing the kids meal so you can enjoy mealtime together. In fact, research shows, when families eat meals together, regardless of what they ate, they functioned better as a family.

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Easy Homeschool Meals

Easy Homeschool Meals

If you think homeschool meal prep for kids is hard, you may want to reconsider. It is not! Yes, homeschooling takes extra effort to be organized and keep children focused. However, with a little preparation and some proactivity, you can give your kids the jumpstart they need for homeschool. One way to do this is meal-prep! Meal prepping your kids homeschool days will take a load of your own plate! Check out some seamless homeschool lunch ideas your little students will love!

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These Foods Will Ensure Your Child a Healthy Future

These Foods Will Ensure Your Child a Healthy Future

We all want the best for our children. We want them to be the best and brightest they can be. Choosing nutritious foods when they are little can set them up for success later in life. You might even be wondering; what foods are best for child brain development? How can I feed my kid for growth? These healthy kids meal ideas will help you feed your child for growth and success.

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6 Preschool Lunches You Can Make in a Hurry

6 Preschool Lunches You Can Make in a Hurry

Making your preschool kids’ lunch can be a daunting and time-consuming task. School may have just started, but if you’re like most Mom’s, it didn’t take long before you ran out of easy preschool lunch ideas. Planning your little one’s lunches can entail hours online looking for inspiration.

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Compete in the Yumble Design a Kids' Meal Contest This November

Compete in the Yumble Design a Kids' Meal Contest This November

At Yumble, we are all about providing families with ready-to-eat kids’ meals made from high-quality ingredients. We want to make parents’ lives easier and deliver quick and easy meal options that taste better and are healthier than the stuff you find at the grocery store.

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Parents Turn to Learning Pods at Home as an Alternative to School for Their Kids

Parents Turn to Learning Pods at Home as an Alternative to School for Their Kids

As many schools have turned to virtual learning or some in-person classes and some homeschooling, working parents are organizing “learning pods” across the country. The pods, also known as “pandemic pods,” are typically a small group of children who assemble for in-person sessions taught by a tutor. These pods allow parents to keep going to work while also giving the children a means of social interaction outside the home.

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Homeschooling? These Healthy Meals Will Make your Life Easier

Homeschooling? These Healthy Meals Will Make your Life Easier

Your kids may not be going back to school this year, but they still need the nutrients and energy that you’re used to providing in their lunchbox. Homeschooling is just as intense as regular school, and kids need meals to help them focus and stay attentive. To make that happen, parents need to find homeschool meal prep ideas. If you are clueless about the daily menu, a kids' meal delivery service like Yumble can help you craft one.

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What's for Dinner? 5 Easy School Night Dinners for Busy Parents

What's for Dinner? 5 Easy School Night Dinners for Busy Parents

Children get bored easily and demand variety in their meals. This can be hard to manage, especially on school nights. That’s why many opt for a kids' meal delivery service for easy school night dinners. Now that schools are open, busy parents are keen to find evening dinner ideas.

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10 Healthy Lunch Box Ideas for Kids

10 Healthy Lunch Box Ideas for Kids

But what about back to school lunches? The first few days of school can be overwhelming and packing a new lunch box every day can be daunting. Let us take that burden away from you. Try our list of the top 10 tasty, exciting, and healthy lunch box ideas for kids.

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Back to School for Preschoolers: 8 Tips for a Smooth First Week

Back to School for Preschoolers: 8 Tips for a Smooth First Week

Starting preschool means big changes, which could mean stress for you and your little one. Don’t worry! With a little preparation, you can make that first day of school (and week) smooth sailing for both of you. Here are some tips that will ease the transition back to school for preschoolers (or any school-age kids)!

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Brighten Up Mornings with 8 Easy Family Breakfast Ideas

Brighten Up Mornings with 8 Easy Family Breakfast Ideas

It’s way too easy to get into a breakfast rut. You find something simple that doesn’t take a ton of time or ingredients, and you stick to it until you’re totally burnt out. If this feels like your family right now, it’s time to brighten up mornings around your house. There are plenty of options for fun family breakfast ideas that won’t take up precious morning hours!

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20 Healthy Playdate Snacks - Organized By Age

20 Healthy Playdate Snacks - Organized By Age

Playdates can work up quite an appetite. If you’re hosting one soon, it’s a good idea to prepare a couple healthy playdate snacks for your little one and their friends. Having some healthy food for kids ready to eat always helps to avoid grabbing something sugary and processed. With a little creativity, kids won’t be able to resist these healthy playdate snack ideas!

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Veggie-Filled Breakfast Ideas For Picky Toddlers

Veggie-Filled Breakfast Ideas For Picky Toddlers

Breakfast ideas for picky toddlers usually revolve around a short list of things like: toast, cereal, and frozen waffles. However, it’s the perfect time to secretly test a few healthy meals for picky eaters! It’s much easier to sneak some veggies into the morning than you might think. Here are some fun ideas to try soon!

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Dinner Ideas That are so Easy, Your Kids Could Make Them

Dinner Ideas That are so Easy, Your Kids Could Make Them

Finding super simple meals that are also kid-friendly is a total win for parents. What’s even better is when the meals are so easy that the kids can make them with minimal assistance!

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12 Kid-Friendly One-Pot Dinners Perfect For a Busy Night

12 Kid-Friendly One-Pot Dinners Perfect For a Busy Night

The last thing parents want on a busy night is a time-consuming dinner recipe that leaves a giant mess in the kitchen. Quick, easy, and tasty one-pot meals are essential for stress-free weeknights.

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How to Pack Lunch for Your Toddler (+15 Easy Lunch Box Ideas!)

How to Pack Lunch for Your Toddler (+15 Easy Lunch Box Ideas!)

Coming up with toddler lunch box ideas isn’t always as easy as it sounds. Brainstorming ideas that are healthy and appealing to young eaters might leave you packing the same favorites over and over.

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We were founded by a busy mom so we know how challenging it can be to get real, nutritious food on the table every day for today’s busy families. Not to mention trying to please picky eaters! Yumble is here to take the stress out of providing easy and healthy meals for kids, and it starts here on our blog by educating and inspiring parents just like you. So, read on to realize just how easy it can be to make eating fun and healthy for your kids and sign-up below if you’re ready to end meal-time stress forever!

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