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Foods kids will love

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Foods Kids will Love

Food is an essential part of day-to-day life. You need food to stay healthy and to give you the energy to complete your daily endeavors.  The question is, how can you ensure that kids will love eating food that is healthy, and moreover, what type of food do they prefer in the first place?

You can assume that a lot of younger children prefer meals that are sweet, sugary, and processed, but this is hardly healthy for them. Instead, you need to figure out a way to present nutritional food in a fun and aesthetically pleasing way.

Breakfast food

Some might argue that breakfast is the most important meal of the day because it boosts your energy. Therefore, it is critical for your kids to eat their breakfast in the morning. You want the food to be nutritional, but you also need to make it fun in some shape or form.

One of the best things that you could do for breakfast food is to give them many different options when it comes to flavors. Take the example of Bob’s Red Mill cereals, as there are so many different grains that you can choose to purchase. Once you garnish these bowls with fruit and other natural ingredients, they will also become a lot more intriguing for kids, making Bob’s Red Mill a good choice for breakfast.

Check out my benefits of eating oatmeal article 

Cooking together

Cooking together as a family can be a very good bonding experience, and it can also make children more excited to eat the food that they helped make. That is why family cooking is so beneficial; you could even turn it into a tradition, perhaps one day a week experiment with new recipes and enjoy the experience as a family.

Food that is healthy but looks fun

The biggest takeaway is that food has to look fun in order for kids to enjoy it. This will inspire them to eat it, and here are three ways that you can do this:

  1. Fun color Whenever possible, add some fun colors on children’s plates. However, don’t forget that you still want the meals to be healthy. This is why you might want to consider some spices and condiments that look nice but are also good for you.  When it comes to dessert, you could choose healthy fruit syrups that kids will love because of the bright colors.
  2. Fun names Why not give names to the meals that you are serving to kids? This will furthermore make it more exciting to eat.
  3. Set it up differently The overall set up should also be prioritized and excite kids. For instance, if you plan on serving them an egg in the morning with cheese and bacon, why not set it up in the form of a smiley face?

Some kids are pickier eaters than others, and everything will have to be tailored to that specific child’s needs. Some have allergies in which case you cannot feed them everything, but a nutritional and well-balanced diet is always essential for both kids and adults alike. However, it can be harder to convince kids to eat healthy meals, and that is why you need to keep in mind some of the tips outlined in this article.

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Malika Bowling

Malika is the author of several books including Culinary Atlanta: Guide to the Best Restaurants, Markets, Breweries and More! and the founder of Roamilicious. She is also a Digital Marketing and Social Media Consultant. Follow us @Roamilicious on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest for the content not shared on the blog. And don't forget to subscribe to our newsletter (subscribe box below) and never miss a contest, giveaway or the latest must visit restaurant!