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How do you get your kids to eat more vegetables?
September 14, 2012 at 1:39 PM
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Tell us about your family. How do you get your kids to eat more vegetables?

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  • Hannahsmommy816
    October 13, 2012 at 7:20 AM

     they are also little helpers at the store and pick out the ones they like!

  • meegs23
    by meegs23
    October 13, 2012 at 9:14 AM
    Soup!!!! My 5 and 3 year olds will eat any vegetable in soup format. It's actually ridiculous! So we do a lot of soups in our house!!
  • corkigurl
    October 13, 2012 at 9:38 AM
    My son is a picky eater, but one thing that he WILL eat is Mac n cheese. I have started hiding veggies in that and he eats them up! I'm always looking for creative ways to get healthy foods in my picky eater :) we have veggies with every meal. My 9 month old daughter will eat ANYTHING I put in front of her, including broccoli. I haven't found a food she doesn't like yet :) her favorite is Green Giant Green Beans, she'd eat the entire can if I let her! :)
  • ScrChk23
    October 13, 2012 at 10:46 AM

     I was blessed to have two sons who LOVES to eat fruits and veggies. 

  • hunterskysmom
    October 13, 2012 at 10:51 AM
    The only veggi i can't get my dd to eat is green beans
  • krs_tristan
    October 13, 2012 at 1:49 PM
    My kids grew up loving fruits and veggies! I just always offered them once they were able to eat solids. One has a sensory disorder so we have to sneak them to him, but the other asks for them!
  • kjb949
    by kjb949
    October 13, 2012 at 2:26 PM
    By making them more available at meal and snack times.
  • DelilahsMom4108
    October 13, 2012 at 2:38 PM
    They like most veggies....but I occasionally make apple & carrot muffins or zucchini bread to sneak in some more
  • kathislove80
    October 13, 2012 at 2:53 PM
    My son is seven months old. He loves veggies, especially squash and sweet potatoes. He doesn't get commercial baby food. I make all his food. It's so easy, and doesn't take much time. I think giving him seasonal, fresh, delicious veggies from the start will make him like veggies as he gets older.
  • sweetmissy_05
    October 13, 2012 at 2:55 PM

    My kids love vegetables so we normally don't have a problem.

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