Healthy food choices can’t start early enough. If children participate in the preparation of meals, they are more likely to eat the foods. Other tips to get your little ones to enjoy vegetables include familiarity, satiety value, social context, modeling, and “hiding” vegetables. You can learn more about these tips here.
Try these fun vegetable recipes that children can help you make!
by Judy Mullican
Welcome spring with some healthy, refreshing treats! Nutritious and tasty recipes include Spring Garden Pizza, Shamrock Sandwiches (perfect if you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day!), and Banana Kiwi Frozen Dessert!
by Katie Brazerol
For those who have an apple tree (or several), fall can provide an abundance of the fruit—sometimes too much! Don’t let those extras go to waste! Here are ten ways to get the most out of your apples in preschool.
Whether you are packing snacks for little ones to carry to child care or school or preparing snacks for children in your care, you are probably always on the lookout for tasty snacks. The challenge is to find snacks that are both good for children and fun to eat. Here are a few snacks you may want to try!