Getting your kids to eat fruit and veg can seem impossible when all they want to eat is noodles, fries, and other beige foods. However, here you’ll find a handful of useful tips that can help you to get your kids eating more fruit and veg in no time.
Use Fun Names For Fruit And Veg
Try making up fun names for fruit and veg. Lots of moms say that calling broccoli ‘mini trees’ helps their kids to actually want to eat it!
Mash-Up Their Veg
How about mashing up their veg to give it a mashed potato type texture? You could even mix it with mash potatoes to trick them into eating it if you need to.
Get Creative With Your Presentation
It takes a little bit more time, but creativity with your presentation could make a huge difference. We eat with our eyes just as much as anything else! How about making fun faces and shapes?
Include Them With Every Meal
It might take your kids a while to start eating them voluntarily, but get them used to it as early on as possible by including them in every meal. You can save what they don’t eat for yourself, or try again at another meal. Even if they don’t like something the first time, try again. It can take up to 9 tries before they get a taste for something.
Trick Them With Smoothies And Juices
Smoothies and juices are delicious and can be a great way to help your kids get more micronutrients into their diets.
The infographic below can give you more information.
credit to Goodnature
What are your best tips and tricks for getting your kids to eat more fruit and veg?