One of the best ways to ensure kids (and adult kids!) receive a great variety of nutrients is to make sure you’re always ‘eating the rainbow’. Add protein in the form of chicken or meat and you have a perfectly balanced meal that will appeal to any age. Remember the RAINBOW acronym you learnt at school… ROY G BIV!
Rainbow Pita Pizzas
Rainbow Buddha Bowls for kids
These are the latest in trends for adults and kids and a very easy way to get fussy eaters to try even a little of everything in their bowl. They are easy to pack for lunch at school or in the office and children love them - especially if you put out the ingredients for them to make on their own.
The urban dictionary definition of a buddha bowl is “a bowl packed so full that it has a rounded “belly” appearance on top, much like a buddha.”
You don’t really have to follow a recipe when making buddha bowls, it can simply be the food you have to hand. The basic idea is to ensure a good balance of starches, protein and vegetables plus fruit to make it more appealing to the kids.
Here are a few proven combinations: