Warner Bros. Consumer Products has teamed up with Safeway to create the Eating Right Kids Food Line featuring Looney Tunes characters. For the first time ever, such well-known Looney Tunes characters as Bugs Bunny, Tweety, Taz, Wile E. Coyote, and Daffy Duck, serve as mother’s helpers to find nutritious food and beverage items for their kids that taste great. The new line consists of 60 items across 18 categories including breakfast foods, produce, portable meals, dairy, snacks, beverages and frozen entrees. It is available at more than 1700 Safeway locations throughout the U.S. and Canada.
The Looney Tunes Eating Right Kids Program is being featured on Momlogic.com, along with an Eating Right blog from nutritionist Haylie Pomroy, who offers healthy recipes, expert tips and Looney Tunes Eating Right product recommendations to help moms save prep time when creating healthy menus and school lunches.
As a mom advocate for the Eating Right Kids initiative, I would like to invite you to join in the conversation about healthy eating habits. We'll have a different topic each week for five consecutive weeks. By weighing in each weak, you will be entered to win a gift basket filled with $100 worth of Looney Tunes themed products (more details to follow)!
Question of the Week: What personal challenges do you face daily to make sure your family is eating healthy?
For me, the biggest challenge is to introduce more variety into a healthy diet. By variety, I mean both different types of food and different ways to cook the same food. Unlike many kids who refuse to try new food, my son loves novelty and shows great enthusiasm for something new. But the problem is that he loses interest in the "new" food fairly quickly and keeps asking for a change. I often find myself out of ideas of what to cook for him. Meanwhile, I'm reluctant to expose him to the fancy world of junk food.
It's also quite a challenge to unite flavor with nutrition. I've been trying hard to maintain a low-sugar and low-sodium diet for my family. But the food I cook sometimes turned out to be too bland in taste. While flavor doesn't have to come in conflict with nutrition, I'm concerned that flavorful food tend to have more salt, sugar or other ingredients that might pose health hazard in the long run.
I look forward to reading about your personal challenges and how you cope with them.
Haylie Pomroy is currently taking reader questions about nutrition. Please feel free to email your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org by Sept 14th.
Momlogic is giving away the same Looney Tunes Eating Right Gift Basket that I'm going to give away here. Be sure to enter now for an extra chance to win!