Now even Jamie Oliver is jumping on the fun food art bandwagon and promoting it as a way to get people excited about eating. And yes, it is adults as well as kids. We all eat with our eyes and the more appealing something looks the more likely we are to want to eat it.
This was just an uber simple little salad plate, but cute!
I haven’t been doing much food art recently – which I’ve missed – as I’ve been focused on other things I’m passionate about. I’ve realised what a difference I can make to individual parents supporting them with recipes, information and tips and tricks so they are able to provide simple, healthy school lunches. Creating balanced, delicious, fresh food lunches in 10 minutes is something I can deliver to my boys every day. Did you want to learn how? Check out the link .. http://www.theartofnutrition.co.nz/store/c1/Featured_Products.html and join the other parents creating new habits and empowering their kids with brain food.
Scientists Prove Best Ways to Get Kids Eating More Veggies
I was doing research for my monthly blog at the Healthy Food Guide and starting reading about some of the studies figuring out how to get kids to eat more veggies. It was fascinating and I got totally engrossed. Even had to drill down and read some of the actual studies themselves not just the “news summaries”. Amazing how much time and energy is poured into this topic and it really gets me wondering whether we need to put way more energy into changing our customs and culture so that “eating veg” is not such a big deal. Why is eating veggies such a big hurdle for millions of kids? Why have we let it become so?
Check out the article at the Healthy Food Guide … http://www.healthyfood.co.nz/blogs/the-art-of-nutrition/2016/march/23/10-scientifically-proven-ways-to-get-your-kids-eating-more