Every child likes to eat, or snack to be precise and hates the sight of healthy food. In such circumstances, parents try to squeeze in healthy meals into their child’s snacks. To much despair, you can’t make kids eat healthy food or conventional healthy food. They key still remains about you tend to present your food. If the kids are intrigued by the way the food looks, they will eat it. If not, they will just stuff it all in and keep watching their videos till you nudge them relentlessly towards finishing what is in their mouth. However, understanding the despair, below are some easy tricks to make your kids eat healthy food, willingly:
Easy tricks to make your kids eat healthy food
1. Palhari Seekh Kebabs
For this recipe, you need to boil two large potatoes, 100 grams arbi, 4 raw bananas.
Once done, mash it all in a bowl. Then add some grated ginger (to the tolerance levels of your little ones), some fresh coriander leaves, cut mint leaves, 1 tablespoon cumin powder and 1 tablespoon coriander powder, ½ tablespoon salt, three teaspoon maida, ½ tablespoon amchoor masala.
Once done with the preparation, make seekh kebabs and cover them in oil. Roast them and serve with amazing mint chutney. It will be gone as soon as you serve it.
2. Bread Pizza
Add sooji in a bowl followed by salt, pepper, chaat masala and some curd. This is the batter, so you need to add enough curd to obtain a thick consistency with it.
- Now, add whatever veggies your child prefers to this batter- onion, corn, tomato, capsicum, etc.
- Now, take four pieces of whole wheat bread.
- Add the batter on top of the bread slices and heat them up in a nonstick pan.
- Cover the pan with a lid to ensure that the veggies retain their crunchiness.
Serve with ketchup and they will seek it more often than Dominos.
3. Fruit/Bread Monsters
How about serving fruits looking like adorable animals and monsters? This requires no special skill than just bring in different fruits together and slicing and sticking them together like animal shapes. Some instances are as below:
The pattern can be followed with anything the kids don’t like. Just pretty the meal up or make smileys by virtue of ketchup or cheese. You can be effortlessly creative with this.
4. Eggs and Vegetable Muffin
This is immensely easy to make. Just mix eggs with tinge of salt and pepper.
Add chopped vegetables. This will then be a classic omelet, in a muffin cup. Now, the mixture needs to be divided into greased muffin tins and then bake them at 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Bake it for about twelve minutes.
5. Chocolate Protein Pancakes
Pancakes are anyways adored by children.
You can try to pep it up further by adding a scoop or half a scoop of chocolate protein powder to the batter. You can add some milk to the batter if it tends to become too thick. To make the pancakes more attractive, you can resort to likable toppings of greek yogurt, fruits, pumpkin seeds, chia seeds, etc.
6. Baked Oatmeal
Baking oatmeal is best way to create a healthy snack full of whole grains that can be eaten through the week.
To make baked oatmeal, just mix well 2 cups of rolled oats, 3 cups of milk, 2 beaten eggs, 2 ta spoons of vanilla and sugar to taste. Now, when the mixture is ready, add it to a greased baking dish and bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for about 45 minutes. You can top it up with fresh fruits to make it more appealing and delicious.
7. Overnight Oats Magic
Oats frozen overnight tend to attain an ice cream sort of deliciousness.
To corroborate the statement, mix about ¼ cup of rolled oats and half cup of milk and some sugar in a small jar. Refrigerate it overnight. Next day, top it up with fresh fruits, coconut, chia seeds, etc.
This will be a delicious jar-like magic to say no to for the kids.
There are many things we can do with a lot of healthy raw material in our kitchen. We are so used to conventional form of food and our tastes that we can’t think of anything else. Well, there are many interesting and beautiful ways in which you can make your children eat healthy food without feeling coerced to do so. Try the above way outs and test for yourself.