Healthy lunch ideas for kids – we know it is not an easy task to convince kids to follow a healthy diet: non-processed and nutritious food, loaded with vitamins and minerals like vegetables and fruits. And we all know the importance of a healthy menu.
We struggle with our imagination to find new ideas for healthy lunches for kids. We have separated recipes that incorporate acai fruit in “conventional” and well-known dishes: bread, candy, mousse and fish. The first 2, you can also pack them in lunchboxes.
These recipes were based in research and studies involving acai by Nutrition phD Raquel Botelho and journalist Thais Umbelino (UnB – Federal Brasilia University). Conducted mainly in Brazil, home of Acai and of a well established frozen acai industry
Involving kids in the preparation – it is very important to always o include kids as “sous chefs” in your cooking routine. There countless benefits, being one of them encouraging and stimulating healthy eating habits. So, always plan to invite kids to help you.
https://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/health/healthyliving/Teenagers-and-healthy-eating https://bmcpublichealth.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1471-2458-14-1161 https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/cooking-preschool.html
Note: this recipe is based on “Brigadeiro”, a famous chocolate dessert in Brazil.