How to get a kid to eat vegetables

If there is one flaw in Ethan, it must be the fact that he doesn’t like fruits. Getting him to eat fruits is like forcing him to take poison. I’ve given up coaxing him to eat fruits. He doesn’t like juices as well but occasionally will gulp down a glass of freshly blended apple juice just so his Mommy won’t cry that all her efforts has gone to waste. 

To balance things up, I have to make sure he eats his greens. Thank goodness he is still okay with vegetables so it’s still not the end of the world. 

He loves his greens to be colorful and his favourite is this rainbow mixed vege with fishballs and anchovies. I alternate between french beans and broccoli or just dump in anything I can find in the fridge. 
Colorful mixed vege

Rainbow mixed vegetables

Ethan does not fancy leafy vegetables though and the only one he’ll accept is spinach. So yeah, I cook a lot of that too. I think deep down my boy has Popeye’s blood >_<


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    Hmmm … look delicious and colourful!!

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    hoho! popeye the sailorman!! for me, i will stick choose out those i dont like. =p like carrot! >.<

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      Son, carrot is GOOD for your eyes! You have such huge eyes you better take good care of them :P

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    Wah!!!! Cantik!!! Berwarna-warni!

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    Carrot, French beans, corns are all my girls’ favourite veggies too. This dish looks colourful, I m sure all kids can’t resist to take veggie more by looking at it.

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    I’m blessed with a kid who LOVE vegetables!

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    Both french beans and broccoli are my favorites too!

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    I should have known 15 years ago,,,,,,aiseh man,,,,,,,,,,,,,

    but thank God my boys now began to hantam,,vegi juga,, big one, i say to him eat vegi, can have good complexion,, kena kantoi,, so makan,,,,,,,second one, i say, can have good memories,, kena kantoi juga,, also makan,,hahahahhahaha

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    Very colorful dish. Mommy put in so much effort to make sure he take green.

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    That’s a colorful dish. My boy might be still young, but he loves vegetable from green leafy veges to bitter gourd.

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    if my mummy cook this for me, I would makan it too :D

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