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5 Easy Ways To Get Children To Eat Vegetables

Eating veggies can be fun and exciting when you use a little creativity.

Vegetables are undoubtedly some of the healthiest food that nature can provide. However, parents always seem to have a hard time getting their children to take a bite of greens during meals. It’s an ongoing struggle for most families but getting your kids to eat their veggies can be surprisingly easy.

It is important to remember that children will refuse to eat something if they don’t see their parents doing the same thing. After all, vegetables are not just for kids. Always set the example and show them that veggies should be part of their daily diet. In the meantime, here are easy ways to convince your kids to eat vegetables.

1. Cut those vegetables into fun shapes

Veggies certainly look more appetizing when they are cut into stars, moons, hearts, and butterflies. Use a cookie cutter to create new designs for every meal. It would also be a fun way to let your toddler and younger children learn about different shapes.

2. Add some color to your dish

Fresh vegetables are already colorful but an attractive assortment of bright colors could make a toddler reconsider pushing their plate away. Mix red and yellow peppers with broccoli and carrots for a yummy plate that simply screams, “Eat me!”

3. Disguise your vegetables so they look like other food

You can make veggie burgers out of chickpeas, black beans, or quinoa. Create a healthy alternative to french fries by using sweet potatoes. The possibilities for your child’s favorite new food are endless.

4. Turn them into a refreshing smoothie or shake

Children certainly love smoothies. Carrots and celery go surprisingly well in an apple smoothie. You can always experiment by combining different fruits and vegetables together.

5. Reward them with a treat whenever they finish their vegetables

Some children are willing to eat just about anything as long as there is a reward. Promise to give them ice cream or other sweet desserts when they present you with an empty plate. Soon, they will get used to eating their veggies.

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The British Royal Family’s Personal Chef Reveals Their Strange Eating Habits

Prince Philip is so relatable!

Although the members of the Royal Family are just normal human beings like the rest of us, we've always been interested in what they’re doing inside the Buckingham Palace. We're even curious to know if they also like the food that we commoners eat.

Darren McGrady, who worked for the Windsors as the royal family’s personal chef between 1982 and 1993, reveals their bizarre eating habits in a no-holds-barred interview. Read up to know McGrady’s surprising revelations.

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Inside The Factory of White Rabbit, China’s Most Popular Candy

The iconic candy is more than a sweet treat, it’s a “symbol of happiness.”

Are you familiar with the White Rabbit Creamy Candy? This popular sweet treat originated from Shanghai, China and is considered by many as a favorite childhood memory.

The iconic milk candy was first publicly sold in China back in 1943. At the time, it was launched by the ABC Company as Mickey Mouse Sweets and it initially featured the image of the Disney character. Things change during the 1950s when the country faced political turmoil and so the mouse was changed into a rabbit come 1959.

And thus was White Rabbit officially born. ...

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13 Foods To Eat To Reduce Bloating

You should start filling up your grocery cart with these foods.

Have you ever felt regret after eating a ridiculous amount of food and eating them too quickly that it made you feel puffy? Don’t worry. You’re not alone.

Bloating can often cause pain, discomfort and a "stuffed" feeling. It can also make your stomach look bigger. Although bloating is a temporary and harmless feeling, it can be bothersome.

To help reduce bloating, you can fill your grocery cart with these foods:...

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