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Smoothie time!

Are you having a hard time making your little ones eat veggies?

Put some veggies in a blender along with some fruit and voila!

My friend who has a 5 year old and a 3 year old was telling me the other day how much her kids love the juices and smoothies she makes for them and how most of the time they have no idea there are veggies in there because of all the fruit.

I put her words to the test and it totally worked!

I put half of a banana, 3 strawberries, a handful of fresh baby spinach leaves and a handful of blueberries in a blender along with a few ice cubes and blended it all up.

When done, I poured it into one of Lily’s cups, stuck a straw in it and had her have a taste.

She totally loved it! 🙂

She drank 3/4 of it.

Try it out and let me know how it goes.

banana, baby spinach leaves, strawberries and blueberries

 

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Meals

Lily is eating pretty much everything nowadays.

Sometimes it’s just hard trying to figure out what exactly to feed her.

She eats 4 full meals every day.

BREAKFAST. She usually has oatmeal with milk, banana, cinnamon and honey with some fresh fruit (usually grapes) on the side. Sometimes instead of oatmeal, she will have a 1 egg omelet, some toast and fresh fruit.

LUNCH. Noodles with olive oil and parmesan cheese, mac and cheese, grilled cheese, soups, cheese and turkey sandwich, sweet potatoes and other veggies, etc. And then of course, fresh fruit on the side.

AFTERNOON LUNCH/SNACK. Either a waffle with butter and a drizzle of syrup with fruit or yogurt with fruit.

DINNER. Most of the time it’s just like lunch. Noodles, soups, veggies, etc

SNACKS. Raisins, baked apples and fruit.

How many meals do your little ones eat?

What do you usually feed them?

I’m always looking for new ideas. 🙂

waffles and grapes in the afternoon

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