Best Summer Foods for Toddlers by PoojaSSharma

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									                       Best Summer Foods for Toddlers
Stuck up with food ideas - what to give your kids this summer? For toddlers, food
should be such which is healthy as well as tasty. Summers are the time to enjoy
fresh produce of the season and relish juicy fruits. With summer break approaching,
moms need to figure out best foods for kids and it is possible with little planning
and some easy kid-friendly recipes.

Prepare healthy shelf in the fridge

Don’t let your children thrive on chocolate cookies and packet of crisps; instead
provide them with a healthy choice. Prepare a healthy shelf in the fridge, so that
they can depend on it, whenever hunger strikes. You can stock it with mini cheeses,
or raw cut up vegetables and dips and other healthy options.

Serve nutritious food creatively

Be creative add colors and flavors in the food to make it appealing for students. The
way you will present food to children makes lot of difference. You can cut fruits in
different shapes and make it colorful by adding banana, watermelons, mango,
grapes etc. You can do same thing with salads. Add cherry tomatoes and
mozzarella balls, chicken tikka and cucumber etc. They are small portions and look
attractive.

Frozen Yogurt

Frozen yogurt is another healthier option and it looks and tastes like ice-cream.
They are low in fat and rich in probiotics. Frozen yogurt is prepared by flash-frozen
process, therefore bacteria aids in digestion and is not destroyed during the
freezing process. With high carbohydrate content, frozen yogurt is the best post-
play snack. They are tasty and available in many flavors. They are best substitute
for ice-cream in summers.

Pasta salads are tummy re-fill

Pre-prepared pasta salads are also good option. Pastas look attractive because of
its shape and size. They come in all shapes and sizes. The tiniest shapes can be
used in soups, long ribbons or strands with sauces, and tubes and fanciful shapes in
pasta salads. Some shapes are large enough to be stuffed and baked with
vegetables and fruits. Cook pasta twirls with some steamed broccoli, some chicken,
sweet corn, cherry tomatoes and spring onions and cover it in a really nice
dressing.
Thirst quenchers must in summers

Before buying anything artificial, remember water is the best thirst quencher on the
planet. In order to add flavor or some taste- squirt a little lemon, lime or orange
into the glass. Homemade lemonade is best for kids. Coconut water is another
healthy drink. You can make it interesting by missing it with a splash of fruit juice.
The preparation will not only quench your thirst, but will replace electrolytes as
well. Fruit Spritzers are also another yummy and easy option.

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