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New Tasty Food Find for Young Kids

I wrote recently about raising adventurous, non-picky eaters. Getting kids to eat the right kinds of food is a constant challenge!

My two year old loves fruit snacks, so I was thrilled when I found some organic fruit snacks. These snacks are Tasty brand and are vegan (no gelatin), gluten free, and don't have any artificial colors, flavors, or preservatives. They are also certified organic. I opened up a package of these little fruit snacks with my two year old Basil the other day and he gobbled them up so quickly and asked for a second package!

The fruit snacks have 100% of the Vitamin C for the day and have a bit less sugar than other fruit snacks on the market.

Tasty brand also has some frozen organic baby food. I noticed on their website that they even have recipes that include the baby food in adult recipes, too! And why not: you can add the pureed fruits or vegetables to recipes to boost the nutritional value and reduce fat in some common recipes.

It is so good to see new companies supporting the creation of healthy foods for our kids!
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Tara Gidus is a nationally recognized expert and spokesperson on nutrition and fitness.

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