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Share how you make your children’s food win-win with Soreen - £200 voucher to be won

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CeriMumsnet · 04/01/2021 09:27

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As a parent it can be tricky to make sure our children are enjoying a healthy, balanced diet, especially if we are now busy juggling work with home-schooling and the biscuit tin is within reach. Ensuring that their meals are nutritious enough to give us peace of mind but won’t go untouched, or that we’re stocked up with the right snacks to keep our children fuelled and able to concentrate throughout the day is a constant balance to strike, whether your DC are staying at home or still going into school this lockdown. With this in mind, Soreen would like to hear your stories and tips about making your kids’ foods ‘win-win.’

Here’s what Soreen has to say: "It’s only natural for parents to want to give their children what they ask for however, as we all know this can’t be done, especially when it comes to snacks.

And now with many families spending more time indoors and trying to balance work and home-schooling it can be even more tempting to say ‘yes’ to visiting the treat cupboard, especially if it means you might get some peace and quiet for your next virtual meeting.

With Soreen Lunchbox Loaves there is finally a treat you and your kids can both agree on. Containing 50% less sugar than the average cake bar, a source of fibre and low in saturated fat they’re a healthier alternative (don’t tell the kids!) that takes the guilt out of saying ‘yes’. They’re available in four squidgy and delicious fruity flavours; banana, apple, malt and strawberry, and come individually wrapped in a pack of 5 mini loaves - perfect for each day of the school week."

So have you resorted to hiding vegetables in your pasta sauces to ensure your DC get their 5 a day? Do you opt for low in sugar alternatives to your children’s favourite snacks, or have you set a lockdown snack-time routine that works for your family? Perhaps you teach your children about the importance of a balanced diet by saving dessert for the weekend?

Whatever your tips for making your children’s food win-win, all who post on this thread will be entered into a prize draw where one lucky MNer will win a £200 voucher for a store of their choice (from a list).

Thanks and good luck with the prize draw!

MNHQ

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Share how you make your children’s food win-win with Soreen - £200 voucher to be won
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TierFourTears · 24/02/2021 07:04

We are lucky that both kids eat a vide variety of food, and are usually game to try something new.

They have been involved with cooking from an early age, and have always eaten with us - and eaten adult food.

We dont buy much pre prepared food, and make our own biscuits, cakes, snacks and most sauces.

Zimbabwe54 · 25/02/2021 15:41

As I am a lover of colour I try to have as much colour as possible on our plates .I have a colour chart that is ticked off as the food is eaten with a weekly reward .It works .Veg and fruits are now eaten and enjoyed

Lambethmum · 25/02/2021 16:39

We put out raw vegetables on the table first when the children are hungry, and they eat peppers/carrots/cucumber etc and chat [argue] while the rest of the meal is coming

SusannaCallaghan · 25/02/2021 21:09

Thank goodness my children like their fruit and veg and treats are all healthy too: Soreen, fruit bars, fruit and nuts.

CeriMumsnet · 01/03/2021 12:01

Thanks to everyone who took part in this thread. The winner of the prize draw is @TheDeckchairGardener. Congratulations!

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