Who was it that announced to all children that vegetables are pure evil, dooming health-conscious parents to resort to sneaking nutrition into their meals? Well, it’s about time vegetables became a daily expectation on child dinner plates, instead of an occasional curse. According to kidscooking.about.com, kids have to be exposed to vegetables up to 50 times to develop a taste for them, and that means the casual approach may be better than to bribe, threaten, or beg. Apparently, simple exposure is the key.
According to Parenthacks.com, broccoli, cauliflower, and carrots are the most kid-friendly and tolerable vegetables, and considering that they are also three of the most commonly grubbed on in America, this is anything but a surprise. Here are a few dish ideas to feed your children the healthy foods they need without the backlash of resistance.
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