My Kids Are Good Eaters: Here Are 4 Things I Know for Sure (Plus a Recipe)! by Amy Fothergill
I know I’m very lucky to have kids who are good eaters. Here’s what I have learned over the years.
- They eat salad when I eat salad.
- They eat things that I think taste good (flavor is important).
- I don’t give them a snack before dinner (they eat more if they are hungry).
- I do give them treats. Instead of saying “No” to everything, I try to use the phrase, “Yes, after you have...”
Want to entice your kids to eat salad? I drizzle about 2 teaspoons olive oil and some rice wine vinegar (less than 1 teaspoon) over lettuce or veggies. I add another drizzle of agave nectar (about 1/2 teaspoon) and flavor it with fresh ground pepper and sea salt. Toss and serve! Bet your kids will love it!