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I’ve heard it’s normal for toddlers to be picky with their food, but in the back of my mind, I had always hoped that my toddler would be one of those weird ones that loved healthy foods. Well, I guess you could say I got fairly lucky in that he loves fruit and despises ice cream. I’ve heard of horror stories when trying to feed toddlers and all they want to eat is peanut butter and white bread.
Thankfully, Liam is a big fan of fruit and if he even gets a glimpse of the yogurt or applesauce pouches, we’re done for! All I’ll hear is ‘Ogurt’ and ‘App-pa-pa’ until he gets a pouch. I mean, I’m not complaining because they really are great snacks on the go and as far as nutrition goes, they have great benefits. At least it’s not candy or fried food, right?
Well, now we just go through lunch time snacking. It’s not how I imagined it would play out and I try really hard to offer a well-balanced meal at the table for lunch everyday, but all I get is kicking and screaming and ‘Ogurt’ or ‘App-pa-pa’. Finally, I just give in and he usually eats some fruit, a yogurt or applesauce pouch, a protein bar (which he calls ‘cookie’) and sometimes plan wheel shaped noodles. Don’t even get me started on why he’ll only eat the wheel shapes. I digress.
In my attempt to expand his
lunch snacking horizons. I jumped on the opportunity to review the new product called Half Time, which is a partnership made with Stonyfield, Annie’s and Applegate to bring a quick on-the-go lunch to kids that parents can feel good about. While it’s not raw veggies and fruit that I wish my toddler was eating, it’s a beautiful option for those days when you need something quick.
Each Half Time kit comes with:
- Stonyfield YoKids Squeezer pouch
- Annie’s fruit snacks or graham crackers
- Applegate whole grain crackers, cheese and either turkey, ham or bologna
I did end up adding to the lunch because with just those three options on the lunch plate, it looks pretty bare. Just add your toddler’s favorite fruit and/or veggie to the plate and you’ll be on your way to a great lunch!
I just remember being in school growing up and all the ‘cool’ kids having Lunchables for lunch. Now these Half Time kits are a great no-artificial ingredients or preservatives, antibiotic- and hormone-free option for that ‘cool’ lunch. I’m sure in a few years when Liam starts bringing lunch to school, he’ll get a Half Time for lunch every now and then, because I’m a ‘cool’ mom like that.
So, now to the fun part! It’s your turn to enter for a chance to win a Half Time kit prize pack of your own. If you win, you’ll receive the following:
- All three varieties of HALF TIME: Turkey & Cheese, Ham & Cheese, and Bologna & Cheese
- A draw-your-own lunch bag
- A set of permanent markers
- Activity book
a Rafflecopter giveaway
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