Monday, July 10, 2006

Good Health in Children

12 Easy Ways To Increase Fruit And Vegetable Intake In Children

1. Liquidise Vegetables to make Soups or Pasta Sauce

2. Puree fruits and add to Yogurt, Porridge, Custard or Puddings

3. Make fresh fruit smoothies for Breakfast and Snacks

4. Make freshly squeezed Fruit and Vegetable Juices

5. Chop raw vegetables like Cucumbers, Carrots and Beetroots and serve with Dips.

6. Make your own pizza and top it with vegetables like Spinach, Sweetcorn, Peppers and Tomatoes

7. Mash together a few root vegetables like Sweet potatoes, Parsnips and Carrots and serve this instead of only potatoes

8. Make delicious burgers and veg cutlets at home and serve with a dollop of tomato Ketchup.

9. Puree fresh fruits and freeze them to make very healthy ice lollies.

10. Add extra vegetables to your children's favourite foods like noodles, pasta etc

11. Top Breakfast cereals , Icecreams and Yogurts with slices of fresh fruit.

12. Introduce Dry Fruits to children at a very young age perhaps as soon as they learn to chew and they will be hooked on to them for life.


Neelu said...

excellant tips and very nice picture :)

Anupama said...

Thanx Neelu.

Revathi said...

Hi ANupama

I am really very happy that I know you now ( well atleast I have visited ur blog - know you ). Incidentally I know "ein bisschen Deutsch". I lived in Hannover for 6 months and used to do german translation. My dad though has done research in German Linguistics though.. Well now that i know-ur-blog-know-u will keep ourselves posted :)


starry nights said...

stopped to say hello. you have a nice blog here.

Anupama said...

Revathi Its so nice to get a prompt reply from someone. We will now stay in touch thru our blogs regularly

Hello to you too Starry Nights. Glad you like my blog. I am constantly fiddling with it to make it look better.