Give a vegetable a fun name and kids will eat more.
“X-ray Vision Carrots?” “Dinosaur Trees?” Give a vegetable a fun name and kids will eat more. Brian Wansink, a Cornell University professor and author of Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More than We Think, knows that for a fact. In a recent study, Wansink and fellow researchers found that preschoolers ate twice as many carrots when the veggie was given the playful moniker. Accordion Potatoes, anyone?
Looking for ways to keep your kid’s entertained while you’re cooking the Thanksgiving meal? Check out these fun activities.
A sweet-tangy sauce for green beans that kids will love. You can make it a day ahead.
A sauce for green beans that both kids and adults will love.
Give these Brussels Sprouts a new name to tempt the kids into eating them. They'll love the browned butter and bacon. Barbie Cabbages, anyone?
Skip the marshmallows (and extra sugar). The kids will love the super-sized orange "fries" loaded with beta carotene.
These are such a nice change from the usual baked or mashed potatoes, and your kids can peel off one little bite at a time.