Fun Food Ideas with Cherries for kids

Fun Food Ideas with Cherries for kids

As a kid, I loved cherries simply because of it’s bright red colour. And as I grew old I enjoyed it in cakes and had a special love for this fruit.  It’s very rare kids don’t like cherries but as we all know some kids can get really fussy and for them I am sharing some Fun Food Ideas with Cherries for kids.

The goodness of Cherries

These little fruits manage to pack in a lot of important nutrients. These super healthy snacks contain ample calcium for a growing baby’s bones. They are also full of antioxidants to boost baby’s immune system (that’s what gives cherries their vibrant red colour), vitamin C, iron and potassium.

How to Choose Cherries 

Cherries are a very delicate fruit, it is important to always inspect before purchasing. Look for bright, smooth fruits that are unblemished and shiny. A general rule is the darker the cherry, the sweeter it tastes.

Now sharing some


1.Have it Raw. That’s the best way to consume cherries. But if your kid is on the fussy type or is glued to TV/ Mobile while eating. I’ll share a tip to how to break the habit. Make a simple foodart the way I have done. And I bet you are not going to hear the word NO.

Fun Food Ideas with Cherries for Kids

To make the foodart place the cherries as balloon shown in the picture above and make a sweet little girl enjoying/ playing with the balloons with some chocolate sauce.

2. Make a Cherry Puree

Put about a ½ pound of prepared cherries (washed and pitted) into a saucepan with a cup of water. Boil and allow to simmer for approximately 20 minutes, or until the juices run freely and the cherries are soft. Serve as topping or on bread etc

Let the cherries cool, then pureé in a blender!

3. Make lovely cherry ingredient recipes like cherry yogurt, cherry crumble and pies, cherry smoothies… the colours in itself will do the magic

I hope you enjoyed these Fun Food Ideas with Cherries for Kids. And hope you will try some variants for your kids. Do share your feedback and suggestion on the same and shower this post with some love

Do check some more foodart of mine if this one amazes  you here

Blog Inspiration : Baby Gourmet

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