Resources to Help Your Child Eat Fruit & Vegetables

Fruit & vegetables are essential for good health – consuming fruit and veg regularly helps prevent heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes. This page contains a range of resources to help kids eat more fruit & vegetables.

Eat More Fruit and Veg: Lunchboxes

Lunch time

Eating plenty of fruit and veg is essential for a balanced diet, and getting your kids used to eating these essential foods will help them avoid a range of serious illnesses (including heart disease and certain cancers) in later life. This article will give you some ideas for getting fruit and veg into your child’s lunchbox!

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Tips: Getting Enough Fruit & Veg

Healthy Fruit Oranges

Even though health experts recommend that we should eat 5-10 portions of fruit & vegetables per day, most people do not eat enough of these essential foods. Many children do not even consume a single piece of fruit in a day.

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Recipe: Healthy Home-Made Chips

Potato wedges

These chips are so simple to make and taste fantastic. Instead of buying a bag of frozen ready-made chips, try this recipe and amaze yourself with how good the humble potato can taste.

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Tips to Help Kids Eat Fruit and Vegetables

Girl eating fruit

Do you struggle to get your kids eating enough fruit & vegetables? Maybe you already know that fruit and vegetables are essential for good health, but your child just won’t play ball. Don’t despair, this article should give you some ideas! First of all, don’t panic. It is very common for children to be fussy […]

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Recipe: Simple Fruit Salad

Woman and little girl preparing fruit salad

This is a great recipe to encourage your family to eat more fruit. Packed full of fibre and vitamins, this makes a tasty dessert or a refreshing breakfast. Get the kids involved with washing and chopping the fruit and they will realise that eating fruit can be fun.

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Go Bananas – an Ideal Snack for Kids

Healthy Bananas

We should all try to eat as much fruit and veg as possible – according to the experts we should be eating roughly nine portions per day. The good news is that one banana counts as a portion! Most of us believe that bananas grow on trees, but they’re actually the worlds largest herb – […]

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Reasons to Eat: Courgettes

Healthy Courgettes

Courgettes are in season and at their best – why not get them on the family menu this summer? Courgettes are a type of summer squash that can be eaten cooked or raw. Courgettes (also known as zucchini!) are a great source of vitamin C and are a tasty way for you to get more essential […]

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