Getting kids excited about eating fruits and veggies can be especially difficult during the holidays with sugary treats at every corner. But not all holiday treats for children, need to provide a sugar rush.
When introducing a new food routine, it helps to get the kids involved and have their helping hands in the kitchen. Plus, you will be making special holiday memories!
From strawberry Santa’s to a Christmas tree vegetable platter, you can retrain your kid’s’ taste buds to enjoy these festive healthy holiday treats without all the processed sugars.
1. Strawberry Santa’s
Only three ingredients to make these mini Santa’s! The combination of vanilla and strawberry is sure to make everyone happy!
2. Grinch Fruit Kabobs
3. Clementine Reindeer
These adorably decorated clementine’s make perfect placeholders at the kids’ Christmas table, and we’re pretty sure your kids will be inclined to sing “Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer” at the top of their lungs.
4. Veggie Train
This elaborate display of veggies will be ready in 10 minutes and is an enticing way to get your children to chew their veggies.
5. Babybel Santa’s
Simple, yet perfectly adorning. Santa’s belt will be instantly recognized and easily packed as an on-the-go snack.
6. String Cheese Snowmen
Pack some protein with this adorably decorated string cheese. So many holiday snacks contain sugar, but try this alternative to put a smile on your child’s face!
7. Christmas Tree Cheese Platter
A festive cheese platter is a perfect way to offer healthy appetizers. All the ingredients can be easily cut up beforehand until ready to serve.
8. Christmas Tree Vegetable Platter
Even the pickiest eater will find something to eat from this wide variety of vegetables. It’s easy to assemble into the shape of a Christmas tree and helping hands will love placing the “ornaments” on the tree.
As we spend time with family and friends eating and being merry, it is important to provide healthy holiday treats for children.