Make sure your little one stays healthy with these easy ways to get her wolfing down her fruit and veg – and asking for more!
“Give fussy eaters simple food that’s fun,” says nutritionist Anita Bean from the Haliborange Shiny School for healthier youngsters. “Vegetable and fruit dippers are perfect.” Make a dip with grated cucumber and yogurt and chop up celery, carrots and cucumber sticks. She’ll love dunking and crunching!
2) Share the prep
“Involve your little one as you prepare fruit and veg for a meal,” suggests Sue Beever, author of Happy Kids Happy You. “Tell her what you’re doing, explain which bits we eat, the bits we cut off and how they grow, as you reinforce the message that fruit and veg are good for our bodies.” By learning more, she’ll want to eat more.
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