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How I fooled my kids today

I’m a fan of telling children whatever you need to get them to eat healthily and explain it to them later.  My girls food sensitivities mean that ALL veggies are a no go. Don’t get me wrong I always put a few on her plate and while her brother is eating/flicking/shoving peas up his nose, she manages to tactically avoid them.  I’ve even shoved them inside chips (yes I have that much time on my hands) but she’s simply spits them out whole and continues eating the chip. Typical.

I’m also a fan of hiding veggies and fruit in cakes and sauces etc:

Today I made:

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I used a mix of melted white and milk cooking chocolate, unsweetened wheat hoops or rice crispies would work, some chopped up dried apricots and my secret ingredient (you were waiting very patiently!)

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Lindwoods Flaxseeds, Cocoa, Strawberries and Blueberries

A daily 30g serving provides:

Contains Flavanols; highly effective antioxidants
Good source of Iron and Zinc
5.8g of Omega 3 per serving
Low Glycemic Index (GI)
7.6g of Dietary Fibre per serving
30g serving = 2 heaped dessert spoonfuls
*RDA = Recommended Daily Allowance

Ingredients:86% Flaxseed
10% Reduced Fat Cocoa
Dried Strawberries & Blueberries
The level of berries provided in each 30g serviing are derived from c15g of fresh fruit

Sounds good to me! Mix it all in a bowl, scoop it into cupcake cases, sprinkle with hundreds and thousands and chill.

And yes the children did adore them and yes they did need a bath afterwards and no this is not a sponsored post, just a product of all the hours I spend in health food shops.

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3 thoughts on “How I fooled my kids today

  1. sounds super, but one word of warning flaxseed, which is soluble fibre can cause diarrhoea, or if do not drink enough water constipation; having said that it is extremely good for you and i enjoy it in muffins and on cereal; not only great for kids but also helps regulate hormones in adults xx

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