Let’s be clear, kids will be kids. It’s unrealistic to expect them to say no to sugar or refined foods when they are literally everywhere they look. There are always going to be school functions and birthday parties, and the inevitable take-home party pack. Also, the convenience of pre-packaged “kid-friendly” foods is unmistakable.
That being said, there are some key simple food swaps for “kid-friendly” meals that you can make in your home to ensure that your kids get the healthy version.