I'm sad to say that I developed an unkeen, ungreen habit in 2011. Sometime after my son's first birthday, he went from eating almost everything served to him to being the type of kid who would prefer to exist off yogurt, mac and cheese, and crackers. Sigh.
Frustrated, I'd wander the supermarket aisles trying to think of what I could possibly feed my picky son. Then at my local Trader Joe's, I noticed these:
Pouches of applesauce - some plain, some with carrots, some with bananas. To my surprise, my son loved them. These pouches (and also the GoGo Squeez which I could buy in bulk at Costco - and a few other brands like Peter Rabbit Organics) quickly became my son's favorite snack while out and about. Healthy, mess-free, portable...I could stuff a bunch in my purse for a quick snack on the go. Genius, right?... read more