Real Food Nutrition FOR KIDS!

I would get anywhere from 2 to 5 emails a day, and they all read the same way. “I’m interested in your book of lessons for younger, elementary aged children. It sounds perfect for my 7 year old daughter! Is it available yet? I’ve looked everywhere on your website and didn’t see a place to purchase it. HELP!”

Praise be to God. I’m done. The book that has been more than a year in the making is finally finished. And it’s beautiful. Really, folks, this is something you’ll be glad to own.

Want to take a look inside?

Real Food Nutrition FOR KIDS! provides 15 lessons in Real Food nutrition for younger children, starting with the real basics (What is Digestion?) and moving on to navigate the world of choosing healthy, wholesome, real foods instead of their fake, often cruel, industrial counterparts.

Accompanying each lesson, you’ll also find a beautiful coloring page, a fun activity, and copywork pages (in both print & cursive). The book is also full of lively, classic art prints from throughout the ages like the one shown above. Painted in 1590 A.D. by Giuseppe Arcimboldo, the painting above is used to illustrate the ever-important lesson: you are what you eat!

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(photo art “Vegetables In A Bowl Or The Gardener” by Arcimboldo Gardener)


  1. Amy Haberman via Facebook says

    Will it be available in print copy soon? Looks like you only have it as a download right now?

  2. says

    Amy — A printed copy is cost prohibitive. I believe color is really important to do the book justice, but printing such small quantities in color will make the book cost somewhere in the vicinity of $45. I don’t think too many people would be willing to pay that… LOL. If enough people express interest in a B&W edition, I may release that. It would probably run nearer to $30.

  3. Allison Powell via Facebook says

    I requested html. Is it possible to request again using the text option? Right now it won’t let me. Thanks!

  4. says

    Food of Grandfathers not liked by children means something seriously wrong with your parenting! Continuity-breaking is your onus!! So sustainability carries no meaning in tersm of food habit in many households!! See how grandfather/grandmother challenge is understood in perspective by us all in continuing culturally sound food habits and avoiding ‘globalised Yankee Junkee’!!!

  5. Mary says

    Yay! I have been thinking about buying this book as soon as it came out. I haven’t checked back in quite a while and just thought to check in and there it is! Great timing!

  6. says

    Amy — I just had a thought! What if I ONLY printed the lessons in color? I can get the book of lessons down to about $22/book. Then the activities, coloring pages, and copywork pages can be provided in an e-book format so that people can print off as many copies as they need for each of their kids. It’s a complicated solution, but it enables readers to have access to a nicely bound color version of the lessons. How many of you would buy it in that format?

  7. Tammy R. says

    YAY! I’ve been waiting for this! Thank you so much for getting this done for all us homeschooling real food mommies :)

    • KristenM says

      Augie — You can start selling it right now, if you’d like. :) Shoot me an email and I’ll show you exactly how to format your affiliate link so it goes to the kids book landing page. Your standard affiliate link goes to the landing page for the 12+ book.

  8. Lisa says

    I definitely plan on buying the book! I don’t want to sound rude, and please don’t take it the wrong way. I’m an art teacher and have taught lessons around the artist in the artwork above. The artist is actually Giuseppe Arcimboldo, not Arcimboldo Gardener. Can’t wait for my kid to read the book when he’s old enough!! Thanks for spreading the word on real food.

    • KristenM says

      Lisa — LOL! Thanks for catching that. I must have copied & pasted from my notes in the wrong place. I fixed it!

  9. Pearl says

    Question from a reader in the UK – How ‘American’ is this book? I mean, are there many references to American policies/government/the USDA/currency that would be difficult to relate to for a non-American child? As an American ex-pat, I can understand these and find as close to references here in the UK as I can, but my very British son — who is now in a ‘I want to do as much myself as possible stage — gets very frustrated at what are to him confusing American references in otherwise great books and home-education resources. (Maths is actually the worst for this, finding country neutral maths is far harder than it would seem!).

  10. Stephanie Russell says

    YAY! Ordered and downloaded!
    I am SO thankful for this! I’m homeschooling my 7 year old and while I know all the in’s and out’s, it is hard to get it across to her when she is literally suffering for McDonalds because ‘all her friends get to go!’ >.<
    She has made very valiant efforts and she knows a lot but you have just made my job so much easier! I have to teach health as part of my curriculum (no problem!) but I was NOT looking forward to literally having to write my own curriculum entirely because everything available was food pyramid/plate, mainstream, unhealthy crap.
    SO….thank you, thank you, thank you, THANK YOU! I am so appreciative and thankful!

  11. says

    Hi there! I’m wondering if you have a Table of Contents document available? I am an online teacher who has several homeschooling students using this resource. Thanks!

  12. says

    “You are what you eat”, now I’m thinking if we repaint this picture, the only thing we would see is chips and burgers. Thanks.

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