Tip on Getting Kids to Eat More Veggies
Monday February 11, 2013see more by jen
I am always looking for tips on getting kids to eat more veggies, and I have found one trick that works (sometimes) I wanted to share with you. Can you share your tips with me below?
So here’s my tip on getting my kids to get more veggies.
In the 30 minutes or so before lunch or dinner when all of a sudden they go from playing to climbing up to the kitchen island exclaiming with intensity “Mommy! I’m HUNGRY!” I will put out a little plate of hors d’oeuvres consisting of a variety of pre-cut veggies and dip or hummus.
If they truly are that hungry, they will eat it, and mom is victorious. If they are not that hungry, they will magically disappear and go back to playing until dinnertime. Most times however, they will eat at least some of the veggies before dinner.
I love to get the veggie consumption out of the way before dinner so I can go into the meal without stressing about getting some greens in them!
Like all things in parenthood, this works sometimes, not all of the time. But you have to take those times it does work for all it’s worth!!!
Your turn! Do you have any tips or tricks on getting kids to eat more veggies?