6 Foods Every Mom Should Fill the Fridge with for Healthier Kids


6. Veggie sticks

Make vegetables more appealing and easier to choose for your kids. Cut up carrots, celery sticks, broccoli, or cauliflower and store them in the fridge for dipping into that hummus. Plus, they can be used for meal prep in the evening.

Grab them out and steam away for a quick and healthy side dish. Use your choice of seasonings to bring out the best flavors of the fresh vegetables.

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Do not forget to let your children see you making healthier choices when you are snacking. You have to practice what you preach. That does not mean you have to have the entire household on lockdown with no chips ever allowed.

But it does mean that you should be demonstrating healthy eating habits for your children. When you do, you will be much more likely to have kids who make healthy food choices independently.