Offer a Variety of Foods

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Questions?? - Contact author Cami Wells, MS, RD

Does it seem like your child only likes a few different foods? You play an important role in helping your child learn about food. You are responsible for providing a variety of healthy foods for your child to eat. Offering different types of food helps young children get the nutrients they need from each of the five food groups. Click here for the complete newsletter.  Here is a fun recipe to make with young children:

Strawberry Chocolate Bites

Strawberry BitesStrawberries, washed with stems removed and diced
Vanilla yogurt
Chocolate graham crackers

  1. Spread yogurt on graham crackers.
  2. Top with chopped strawberries. Enjoy!

Cook's notes:  Feel free to use any type of fresh or canned fruit in place of the strawberries.  Greek yogurt works well because of its added thickness.