Tips for kids!
Kid-friendly Fruits & Vegetables
Fruits and vegetables have important vitamins and fiber that kids' bodies need to build strong bones and muscles and stay healthy
Experts recommend that children eat 5 or more servings of fruits and vegetables each day to reduce the risk of obesity and chronic diseases
- Try snacking on vegetables with a yogurt or hummus dip. Carrots, broccoli, and celery are great veggies for dipping
- Add toppings! Try adding vegetables like tomatoes, onions, or broccoli to pizza or pasta dishes, and you can add berries to your cereal in the morning
- Make a smoothie! Blend fruits with fat-free or low-fat yogurt and ice for a great and tasty snack. You can use frozen or fresh fruits. Vegetables can be combines with fruits to make yummy smoothies as well!
- Make it colorful - try eating fruits and veggies of all colors
Pack your own healthy snacks! Here are some examples of fruits and vegetables that are kid-friendly finger foods:
- Vegetables - carrots, bell peppers, cucumbers, celery
- Fruits - apples, oranges, blueberries, strawberries, pears
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