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It can be hard to give kids the recommended 5 serves of vegies or salad each day. Here are some tips to help:
Kids are more likely to develop a habit of eating vegetables if they see it’s a normal part of family meals.
Some studies suggest that a child may need to try a food 8-15 times before it’s accepted, as they go through phases. Try encouraging rather than demanding. It’s best to give younger children smaller amounts, like a couple of slices of carrot or a teaspoon of peas.
like spaghetti bolognese and soups. Easy additions include grated carrots, zucchini and pumpkin.
with the way you present vegies. Sometimes the size or shape can make a big difference.
They’re sure to taste better and getting the kids involved will add interest.