Fruity Goodness


One of the more challenging tasks faced by mommies every day is how to make nutritious baon that their kids will actually eat and enjoy! Lucky are the mommies whose kids enjoy eating broccoli and munching on carrots. Unfortunately, some kids, the moment they see fruits and veggies on their lunchbox, are likely to cringe at the thought of having to finish them all up. Well, we’ve found an ingenious way to sneak in the nutrients of good food into children’s meals: Cook with Welch’s 100% Grape Juice!

Concord grapes, the main ingredient of Welch’s 100% Grape Juice, are great for the heart. They not only contain vitamins and minerals to keep kids active all day, they also contribute to their overall sense of well-being. Plus, Welch’s 100% Grape Juice has no added sugar, color, or flavor.

Cooking with Welch’s 100% Grape Juice is fun and easy, especially since they’ve devoted a good portion of their website to healthy, delicious recipes. Your kids will enjoy biting into some Sweetheart Salmon Filets, which is so easy to prepare. Just dust the salmon filets in a mixture of flour, salt, and pepper to coat, cook till done, and deglaze the pan with grape juice and broth to make a nutritious sauce! When packing your kid's lunchbox, place the sauce on the side so that it doesn’t make the fish all soggy. You can use this recipe for chicken too!

Kids love meatballs, and Welch’s has a Tangy Grape BBQ Meatballs recipe that will make for a delicious lunch. Make this baon idea even more exciting by putting those meatballs into barbecue sticks! Your kids will love it!

Having trouble getting your kids to eat carrots? Cook them in grape juice to get that hint of sweetness that kids like. Pack those Grape-glazed Carrots along with other goodies, bento-style.

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