With wide ranges of food options and unhealthy snacks, many kids hesitate to eat fruits and vegetables.
Fruits and vegetables include all essential vitamins and nutrients necessary for healthy growth in children.
It therefore becomes essential for every parent to provide their kids with the right amounts of fruits and veggies.
Here are a few ways to encourage your kids to take fruits and vegetables.
Easy ways to encourage kids to eat fruits and vegetables:
Prepare tasty recipes
For encouraging your children to eat more fruits and veggies, prepare dishes that are more appealing to their taste buds. You can add healthy grated cheese, sauces or even other healthy and tasty spices for cooking.
Cook different varieties
Using healthy veggies like broccoli, spinach, carrot, cucumber, etc, cook different varieties instead of the routine one. This can make your kids more interested in vegetables.
Arrange raw veggies and fruits in attractive ways
Make slices of vegetable and fruits and arrange them in attractive ways, so that your children are interested in tasting them. Store them in the refrigerator and give them to your child when he is very hungry.
Use them as snacks
Use fresh fruits and vegetable as fresh snacks for your children after coming home from school. It is a good idea to give healthy fruit juices at breakfast and also at bed-time.
Grow fruits and vegetables
Grow fruit and vegetable plants in your home garden and involve your kids in gardening with them. This can also help you to develop an interest in your children to eat more fruits and vegetables.