This is a common question from parents, as many kids don’t eat the recommended servings of fruit each day. There are a few things you can try, and not all of them might work with your kids as each child is different. Make fruit accessible by having a fruit bowl on the kitchen counter or table, and having fresh fruit cut up in the fridge ready to go. Set a good example by eating fruit yourself, especially at shared meal or snack times. Include fruit as part of healthy desserts or snacks, such as fruit and jelly cups or fruit kebabs with natural yoghurt. You could try setting a challenge for them to try a new fruit each week and have a reward if they complete the challenge. Encourage this by taking your kids to your local farmers’ market and let them pick the fruit they’d like to try. Just remember that it can take a few tries before your kids eat a food regularly, so try to be patient. There are some great fruit-based recipes on the Live Lighter website http://livelighter.com.au/Recipe
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