I started preparing mac and cheese from scratch ever since I read an article at Yahoo parenting about the use of banned food colors added in readymade mac and cheese, even in the popular organic brand. Since then I have been reading all the food labels diligently, especially with kids foods. I have also be been cooking healthy foods for them along with serving healthy snacks. Luckily my kids are not into anything that is too sweet and they like fruits better. Some of the snacks that I serve my kids are boiled eggs, boiled peanuts, sundals, fruits (apple slices served with peanut butter) etc. When it comes to chicken nuggets, I chose the ones that has whole wheat breading, and where the chicken is organic, baked, and white meat (We love the taste of EarthBound baked chicken nuggets.