Friday, October 11, 2013

Trying to get Kids to Eat Healthy

Having a Hard Time Getting Your Child To Eat Fruits And Veggies?

Here are some fun cute ideas to get your child to eat their fruits and veggies. We know how important it is that they get the right nutrition, but trying to teach them that is another story. So if you can trick them into eating them, then at least the battle is half done!

Here's some ways to try to trick them into eating their veggies and fruits.

Carribean Breakfast  
Photo Courtesy of Jenny Rush


Mandarin or regular oranges

Just slice up your fruits and arrange them on a plate in a cool pattern like picture above. Make any kind of beach scene.


Kiwi- Fiber, Phytonutrients, Folic Acid, Vitamin E, Calcium, Chromium, Copper, Iron, Magnesium Potassium, Zinc

Bananas- Iron, Fiber, Fructooligosaccharide, Potassium, Natural Antacid

Oranges- Fiber, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, B-complex vitamins, Narigenin


Banana Split

For Breakfast? Yep!


Greek Yogurt

Just cut a banana in half, add a spoonful or two of Greek Yogurts, and top with your favorite ingredients.


Bananas- Iron, Fiber, Fructooligosaccharide, Potassium, Natural Antacid

Blueberries- rich in anti oxidants like Anthocyanin, vitamin C, B complex, vitamin E, vitamin A, copper , selenium, zinc, iron

Strawberries- Anthocyanin, Vitamin C, Folate, Manganese, Potassium, Vitamin K

Greek Yogurt- Protein, Fiber, low in sodium, low in sugar

Greek Yogurt Dip

What Your Kids Don't Know- Will Help Them

I make this for myself all the time. You can't even tell there are vegetable in here at all. You will mostly just taste a sweet fruity taste. Just blend the following ingredients and chill.

Brocolli- v=Vitamin C, Vitamin A, f=Folic Acid, Calcium, and Fiber

Kale- Fiber, Vitamin A, Phytonutrients, Beta-carotene, antioxidants, beta-carotene, lutein and zeaxathin, calcium, Vitamin C, folic acid, vitamin B6, manganese, and potassium.

Spinach- Fiber, Phytonutrients, Neoxanthin and Violaxanthin (anti-inflammatorys) Vitamin C, vitamin E, beta-carotene, Manganese, Zinc, Selenium, Lutein and Zeaxanthin

Black Berries- Antioxidants, Polyphenols, Anthocyanins (antioxidants), Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, Manganese and fiber.

Strawberries- Anthocyanin, Vitamin C, Folate, Manganese, Potassium, Vitamin K

Carrots- B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B6, vitamin K, biotin, fiber, potassium and thiamine

Greek Yogurt- Protein, Fiber, low in sodium, low in sugar

Lettuce- Folic acid, Vitamin C, potassium, and Fiber

Decorating Celery!

Benefits of Celery- Vitamins B1, B2, B6 and C with rich supplies of potassium, folic acid, calcium, magnesium, iron, phosphorus, sodium and plenty essential amino acids.

Suggested Toppings

Peanut Butter, Nutella or Cream Cheese
Diced Apples
Diced Cucumbers
Mandarin Oranges
Diced Pear

Fruit and Yogurt Popsicles in Muffin Tins

All you need is to mix together some fruit and yogurt. Mix it together, then pour it into muffin tins. Cover with saran wrap or wax paper. Poke through with a popsicle stick. The paper will hold the stick upright until the dessert is frozen.

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