Making sure your kids get the right nutrition doesn’t have to be difficult. At Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital, we’re dedicated to sharing different ways to improve your family’s health. 5210+10, a pediatric obesity prevention program supported locally by Kohl's Cares, recommends at least five cups of fruits and veggies a day.
A few months ago we shared a handy chart that outlines the appropriate serving size for fruits and veggies based on age and gender.
Here are five healthy recipes to try:
1. Chocolate Almond Butter Banana Bites
Recipe and photo from A Healthy Slice of Life
2. Blueberry Citrus Shake
Recipe and photo from Marla Meridith
Blend everything until you have a delicious, creamy shake!
3. Frozen Fruit Pops
Recipe and photo from Skinny Taste
4. Sweet Potato Chips
Recipe and photo from By Stephanie Lynn
5. Cheesy Broccoli Bites
Recipe and photo from Super Healthy Kids
Give these recipes a try, and let us know if your kids approved. We’d love to hear your feedback and other recipe ideas on our Facebook or Twitter! To find out about other healthy options for your child, check out our articles about Healthy Sleep, Heart-Healthy Recipes and the Truth about Sugar.