Simply Nerdy Mom: 'Let's Get Your Family Eating Healthier In Simple Steps

Monday, June 1, 2020

'Let's Get Your Family Eating Healthier In Simple Steps

As one of the adults in the household, it falls to you to try and get your family to eat as healthily as possible. It’s not an easy task, and we know that even if you’re the one pushing the healthy eating, it isn’t something you want to do all the time. Trust us, we completely understand, but there are things that you can do to encourage the whole household to follow you. It’s not that you have to stick to healthy eating all day every day, but most of the time is going to be most beneficial for your health. So, if you want to know more about this, keep reading down below.


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Talk To Them About It

If you want your family to eat healthier food, then the first thing you’re going to have to do is talk to them about it. Explain to them the benefits of healthy eating, that there is a lot of delicious healthy foods out there even if people make it out that food that is good for you isn’t very tasty. Sit down and discuss what it means to eat in the healthiest way possible and see how they respond to it. Try making a list of all the foods that they like that are considered healthy, and then show this to them. This way, they will realize that there are plenty of foods they already enjoy on a daily basis.

Use Delicious Recipes

Another thing that you can do is use delicious recipes, to create meals that they are going to love. You can find a number of these online such as a 15-minute spicy noodle recipe which is good for you but also tastes incredible. Now, you’re going to have to tailor the spices in some recipes because it’s likely that not everyone in your house likes spicy food, but that’s okay. You can follow these recipes and change them slightly to whatever fits the preferences of your family.

Spend some time looking around online, or check out some cool cookbooks and see what you can find. You never know if you’re going to like something until you try it, and the same goes for your family.

Get Creative


Finally, you don’t have to follow a recipe if you don’t want to. You can get creative and find some fresh, healthy ingredients, blending them together to create a yummy dish for meal times. It’s a bit of a gamble, and sometimes your mixtures might not work, but at some point, you’re going to find what does go together well, and it’s going to be a big hit in your house.

Keep in mind though that not everyone likes the same things, and if one doesn’t like an ingredient that you put in the meal and know it’s there, they’re not going to want to eat it. As such, it’s best not to tell your family what you have put in it until they’ve eaten it. Sneaky, but effective.

We hope that you have found this article helpful, and now see some of the ways that you can get your family to eat healthier. Good luck.


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