As a parent, it can be a challenge to get your children to eat their fruits and vegetables, especially if they are picky eaters. Parents looking to get their children to enjoy the health benefits of fruit needn’t stress out, you can try using products such as crushes, squashes, and sharbats to get the daily dose of fruit inside. Including something different from regular fruit in your daily meals will help make the children’s daily meal experience more enjoyable. But how do you go about it? There are many ways to make fruit more appealing and enjoyable for kids and we will discuss this further in this blog. Read on…
You can try using fruit crush to sweeten plain yoghurt. Mix a spoonful of fruit crush of your choice into plain yoghurt to add flavour and sweetness. This is a healthier alternative to flavoured yoghurts, which often contain added sugars and artificial ingredients.
Fruit-infused water is a fun and tasty way to get kids to include more fruit in their diet! It's a great alternative to sugary drinks, and are super easy to make. Combine a few spoonfuls of fruit crush or sharbat with water to create a refreshing and hydrating drink. You can also add herbs or spices, such as mint or cinnamon, to give it extra flavour. Your little ones will love sipping on the colourful, fruity water throughout the day, and you'll feel good knowing they're getting all the vitamins and nutrients that come with eating fruit. Plus, it's a great way to encourage kids to drink more water, which is always a good thing! You could also try cordials or squashes instead of a bottle of water when you send your kids to play - that will give them the energy and nutrients they need after a tiring game!
Smoothies for the win!
Fruit smoothies are a quick and easy way to get kids to eat more fruit! They're delicious, healthy, and fun to make. All you need to do is mix fruit crush with yoghurt and other regular smoothie ingredients (your choice). Just add a spoonful of fruit crush to your child's smoothie to give it a boost of sweetness and flavour. You can also use crushes as a topping for smoothie bowls. Smoothies are a great way to sneak in some extra fruit and nutrients, especially for picky eaters. Plus, they're portable, so kids can take them on the go
The good ol’ milkshake
Milkshakes are evergreen and are a delicious and fun way to sneak some extra fruits into your child's diet. Not only do they taste great, but they're also super easy to make at home. All you need is your favourite type of milk, some fruit crush, and a blender. Simply blend everything and you've got a tasty and healthy treat that your little ones will love. Plus, you can get creative with the types of fruit crush you use to keep things interesting.
To make popsicles with fruit syrups, mix fruit syrup with water or milk and pour the mixture into popsicle moulds. Freeze for a few hours and enjoy a healthy and refreshing treat.
You can use sharbats and squashes to make “fruit slushies” like how you have them at a popular fast-food chain – the only difference would be that your version is homemade, with natural ingredients and no added preservatives!
Use fruit (and its variants) to make dishes visually appealing to your child
For milkshakes, you can use toppings such as chocolate, strawberry, or butterscotch to add flavour and appearance. Instead of using maple syrup or honey, try using strawberry topping or any fruit crush as a topping for pancakes or waffles. This is a great way to add some extra fruit to your child's breakfast.
What to choose?
The answer to this is Mapro! A trusted brand for more than half a century, Mapro offers a wide range of products, from jams, toppings, and fruit chews to crushes, squashes, and sharbats, that can be used to make consuming fruit fun and delicious that children of all ages will love. Choose from the range of crushes – whole strawberry, Alphonso mango, kokum,, blueberry, litchi, pineapple, black currant, orange, pink guava, kiwi, or squashes such as lemon ginger, kala khatta, amla ginger, and orange.By using Mapro products, parents can make delicious, nutritious, and creative drinks that their children will love. Check outMapro range of products and ensure your kids have their share of fruits daily!
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