Healthy Eating for Kids: Recipes and Nutrition Advice

Delicious foods kids will eat, nutritious meals moms will love

8 Super Healthy Foods We Guarantee Your Kid will Eat

Not only are these 8 foods nutritious for kids, we've also paired them with tasty recipes the whole family will love. By Carolyn Land Williams, M.Ed., R.D.

Sweet Potato: Two-Potato Mash Recipes

Sweet Potato

This spud is one of the most nutritious (and inexpensive) vegetables around. The Vitamin A in sweet potatoes keeps eyes healthy, and acts like an antioxidant in the body. Sweet potatoes are a favorite among babies because of their natural sweetness and bright color, but they are often forgotten once kids get older. Try a baked sweet potato the next time you need a side dish. Simply wash, pierce with a fork, and bake at 375 degrees for 45 minutes or until tender. Then, serve like a baked potato topped with cinnamon-sugar and vanilla yogurt. Apple sauce or a drizzle of maple syrup also make good toppings. If you’ve got a mashed potato lover, then try Two-Potato Mash (pictured).

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