Mindy mouse likes to trade all the fruits, vegetables, and other foods her mom packs in her school lunch for the desserts her classmates bring in theirs. Over time she develops severe stomach aches that prevent her from playing and learning. With the help of Mrs Heifer, Mindy and her Mom learn how real foods help feed her good gut bugs (probiotics) and keep her feeling good. With this knowledge, Mindy decides to stick with real foods, and save deserts for special occasions. Includes 3 easy recipes using ingredients that help support kids own good gut bugs, just like Mindy.