Baby Hints & Tips

Encouraging Healthy Food Choices

Encouraging healthy food choices with your children isn’t always easy.  Coming up with new ideas to encourage your kids to eat nutritious food can be exhausting.  So we have looked at some fun, simple ways to help your children eat healthy snacks.

Have a tea party

healthy picnicA tea party is a simple and fun way to make morning or afternoon tea fun and can be simple to prepare.  Get the tea set out or some small plates and cups and invite the dolls or teddy bears along. Food ideas include

  • fruit
  • bliss balls
  • fruit skewers – icy pole sticks are ideal for young kids
  • Organix Goodies Farm Animal Biscuits
  • veggie sticks and hummus
  • nuts – care of choking risk
  • don’t forget the water

Why would we include Organix in our list of healthy snacks for kids?  What we like about Organix is their No-Junk promise.  This is a stamp of reassurance that they are made with the best organic ingredients and contain nothing unnecessary, so your little one gets great tasting snacks without the junk.  We have been lucky to taste test the Organix range this week and love the mild yet tasty flavours.  The small bags are a perfect snack for on the go. Our tasters favourite would be the Animal Biscuits.

picnic snacks

Make sure you take a few minutes to sit down and enjoy the tea party too. Sharing food shows your children that this is food you like too and encourages them to eat.

Organix no junk snacks

Food art

Rainbow Frushi: food art

Get your creative on and try some frushi (rainbow sushi)

my house food artOr create a sandwich house! Simple but a very effective way to get your kids to try some new ideas.

fruit bowlsOh my stars, how amazing is this edible fruit bowl.  This is for when you have a little bit more time to get creative.  The kids will be gobbling up their fruit.

Other healthy snack recipes

banana blueberry muffinsBanana and blueberry muffins (sugar free)

4 ingredient quiche - corn and carrot mini quicheCarrot and corn quiche

apricot coconut balls

Apricot Balls

This article was sponsored by Organix.

Organix is available at Coles (Organix baby biscuits; Goodies Carrot Stix & Tomato Noughts & Crosses, Mini Oaty Bites, Animal Biscuits), Woolworths (Organix baby biscuits and fruit pots; Goodies Carrot Stix, Cheese & Herb Puffs & Tomato Noughts & Crosses).

Organix will be attending the World’s Biggest Playgroup Day on 29th March at Tumbalong Park, Sydney.

Organix no junk food promise

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