Quick Recipes For Kids To Deal With Their Tantrums

Quick Recipes For Kids To Deal With Their Tantrums

09-03-2018   |   Posted By: Megha Desai   |   443 View(s)

Is your child a fussy eater? Does your child leave the plate incomplete? Are you worried how will your child meet up with the necessary nutrient requirements? This is the everyday story and questions that parents ponder about. Every house has that messy child who throws up tantrums at the dining table.

The solution to this is giving eye-catching foods and exciting names. If I tell a diabetic patient that it’s an idli, he will wonder about eating it but if I add a new taste to it by adding colours and naming it in a unique way-It will attract his attention and a temptation to try it out?

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You might wonder what should I plan every day to make him eat!!

Here is the key:
– Make your plate colourful
– Don’t give in to picky eating. Childhood eating habits can impact future eating habits
– Ensure nutrient-dense dishes
– Make it attractive and tasty
– Give it a unique name

Best Recipes:

Quick Recipes

1. Tiranga Idli

Ingredients:
Rawa 30g
Tomatoes 50g
Spinach 50g
Soda 2 Tsp
Salt to taste

Method:

Just make the regular batter
Divide it into three equal portions
Leave one as it is for white idli
Add spinach by grinding to make it green in colour
Add tomatoes by grinding it to make it orange.
Your Tiranga Idli is ready!!

Nutritional Benefits:

– Tomatoes provide Vitamin C which acts as an antioxidant
– Spinach adds to Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Calcium, iron
– Rawa adds to energy, provides the feeling of fullness thus
prevents indulging in junk

2. Oats cutlet

Ingredients:
Potatoes medium size 3-4
Peas 10g
French beans 10g
Coriander leaves
Rawa to coat
Spices – turmeric, red chilli powder, salt

Method:

Pressure Cook the potatoes and mash it by adding salt, turmeric, red chilli powder and coriander (crushed or chopped)
Make patties by adding all the ingredients by binding with potatoes
Roast on tava with oil
NOTE: Low Oil Dish

Nutritional Benefits:

– Oats are a source of both insoluble fibre and soluble fibre. Keeps
constipation at bay
– Oats provide protein
– Oats add bulk to stools thus helping in easy defaecation
– Oats provide energy as it a source of carbohydrates and glucose is essential for brain functioning

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3. Herbal Pasta

Ingredients:
Pasta 30g
Capsicum red 20g
Capsicum yellow 20g
Capsicum green 20g
Pepper
Salt
Chilli flakes
Broccoli 20g

Method:

Cook pasta till soft in salt water
Check with a fork
Cut all the vegetables into small pieces
Saute pasta in olive oil – add all the ingredients
Cook and serve

Benefits:

– Vitamin C – Immunity
– Pasta – carbohydrates
– Broccoli – protein

Try these recipes. Let me know what your child loves the tangy and savoury stuff. Along with these nutritional benefits, I am sure they will never leave the plates empty.

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