With A Little Creativity, You Can Get Your Children Eating Super Healthy!
No doubt, there’s a whole whack of information out there for parents looking to encourage their children to eat a healthy plant-based diet. Some of these websites tell you that your kids will need a b-vitamin supplement, and others warn you that your children will be missing many essential vitamins and minerals with a plant-based diet.
It’s a work in progress, to say the least!
Here are a few delicious recipes that are going to make it fun for your kids to eat healthily.
A – Quick Breakfasts
When you’re trying to get the kids off to school, it’s safe to say that breakfast time is usually pretty crazy. A lot of kids miss out on the most important meal of the day just because they don’t have time to eat.
It’s important for everyone, especially children, to eat breakfast every day. Here are a few easy plant-based breakfast ideas your kids will love!
#1 – Whole Grain Bread With Spreads
This is an easy one. All you’ve got to do is toast a piece of healthy whole grain bread and offer these specialty spreads to make it exciting and super healthy.
-pumpkin, sesame, or sunflower butter
-hummus or avocado spread
#2 – Super Easy Smoothies
Smoothies are awesome because they are quick to make and you can put in all your favorite fruits and veggies. You are best to mix lots of fruits with a few veggies and add protein sources like nuts, beans, and rice milk.
B – Make Lunch Healthy
Whether you are packing lunches for school, or just chilling at home, it’s important your kids get lots of veggies, some healthy fats and good carbs in their day.
#1 – Easy Peasy Wraps
One of the easiest lunchtime meals is a wrap. Start with a whole grain wrap and load it with lots of fresh veggies. Add some protein-rich hummus, tofu, or even beans. Change it up to make sure your children get excited about lunch!
#2 – Rice Is In
Making a whole grain or wild rice is an excellent base for a healthy lunch. You can mix rice with beans, fruits, and all sorts of veggies. Add a little bit of cheese to ensure the protein content is there.
C – Dinner Ideas That Rock
Dinner time is where you are starting to wind down for the day. It’s all about sharing your day and helping your children to eat healthily. Here are a few awesome healthy dinner ideas.
#1 – Pasta Is Where It’s At
Pasta is fast and super easy. Cook up some whole grain pasta and add your favorite sauce. Throw in lots of fresh veggies and don’t forget the cheese! Yum!
#2 – It’s Pizza Time!
Pizza doesn’t have to be unhealthy. Try making a whole grain crust, use minimal cheese, and load it with lots of sauce and healthy veggies. Get creative and make sure you pick all of your children’s favorite vegan toppings.
Use these tips to help teach your children to enjoy eating a healthy and exciting plant-based diet. With a little creativity, you can make amazing meals your kids are going to love, ones that are going to power them up with all the vitamins and minerals they need to be the best they can be.
Best of luck!