21 Sep Primal Kids – Real Food for Growing Bodies!
Long before I was a mother, I started watching kids eat. As a cafe waitress, I would cringe while serving family meals. For the parents: grilled chicken, steak or fish with salad or vegetables. For the kids: chips (french fries), a milkshake and maybe some chicken nuggets or a mini pizza. The kids food came frozen in a box with ingredients like hydrolyzed vegetable protein, thickeners, stabilizers, artificial flavours (like MSG) and colours, preservatives of every number, hydrogenated vegetable oils, refined flours, and maybe a bit of chicken scraps. Many of the kids knew better than to eat it. Their instincts kicked in and they would whine while the parents tried to co-erce their “picky eaters” into finishing the so-called food. Parents have somehow became convinced that kids won’t eat the same nutritious food as adults, but we’re here with Kaiya to debunk that myth and save your kids from “kid food”.
In this video, Kaiya is 2 1/2 to just over 3 years old. Most adults are absolutely amazed by what Kaiya eats, as if she’s some alien child because she likes the same food that her parents do. But this food is simply all Kaiya knows, and all she has ever eaten her whole life. We are not wonder parents or health food nazis; we just serve Kaiya the same nutritious foods that we eat.
At 3 years and 2 months, Kaiya loves sweet potato, eggplant, red capsicum (bell pepper), beetroot (beets), green beans, tomatoes, brussel sprouts, broccoli, cauliflower, pumpkin, carrot, onion, garlic, sauerkraut, cabbage, cooked spinach, veggie juice, kale chips, rice, liver pate, nuts, fruit, chicken, fish, lamb, pork and beef. She does not like zucchini, asparagus, raw spinach, or cucumber. Besides those in the video, other meals she eats with us regularly are mild curries, osso bucco, liver and onions, pork belly roast with crackling, stir-fries, homemade soups, meatloaf, lamb shanks, and raw grated veg salads.
How to Get Your Kids Eating Primal Foods
Watch Primal Baby – Baby Led Weaning – No More Mashed Up Food or Separate Meals
Read 10 Ways to Kids Who Eat Healthier Than You
And get primal yourself, so you can be the best example for your kids!
Primal Kids – Real Food for Growing Bodies! – February 2013