The trick to get your kids to eat salad
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My kids love salads, but that wasn’t always the case. I would make them and I would end up throwing them in the trash. I found a trick so they’ll eat them now. It is so simple to do. We have salad night at our house and it’s one of the kids favorites.
The first thing I do is get lots of toppings.
- hardboiled eggs- I usually boil a bunch at one time, peel and keep in the refrigerator. My kids eat these for a snack too.
Of course, I don’t have all these for every salad night, but I usually have a lot of them. I usually grill out some chicken or steak (their favorite) to add in for additional protein.
Here’s my trick. I lay everything out on the kitchen table and I have them make their own salads. They are in charge of assembling everything themselves. After doing this a few times I really know what my kids favorite veggies are now. My daughter loads up on avocados, while one son loves peppers and the other broccoli. They all love slicing their eggs to put on top. My mother-in-law found an egg slicer and got it for me. I never thought I would use it, but the kids love it. We have a variety of dressings for them to choose from. I have one son that doesn’t even use any. One rule: If they put it in their bowl, they have to eat it.
Try this and see what your kids choose. You may soon have salad eaters on your hand.
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