We. Love. Vegetables! And we want all the kids in the land to enjoy them, too. There’s some ground to make up... Per the 2020-2025 USDA Dietary Guidelines, almost 90 percent of the U.S. population does not meet the daily recommendation for vegetables. A well-rounded diet can and should start from the start. Breaking it down, children under age two should be getting ¾ to 1 cup of vegetables per day. And children 2-8 years old should be getting 1 to 2 ½ cups per day. Sprout Organics is here to help!
Why we say, “Eat the Rainbow!”
We need a variety of fruits and vegetables to provide the many nutrients our bodies need to function and grow healthily. Within the broad (and tasty!) category of “vegetables” it can be broken down into 5 basic categories: dark-green; red and orange; beans, peas, and lentils; starchy vegetables; and “other” (things that don’t fit into the previous categories, like avocado and zucchini).
Doing your best to incorporate vegetables of different colors and textures into meals and snack time is a great way to make sure your little ones are getting the micronutrients (think vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients) that they need. This is why we say, “eat the rainbow!”
Need a hand?
Sprout Organics has a whole bunch of options to help little sprouts get their vegetables. You and your kiddo will get to explore new flavors and textures to help them have a healthy headstart.
Looking to feed your toddler or big kid a full serving of vegetables? Every one of our meal options includes a full serving of vegetables, with just 2 minutes in the kitchen! Check out Toddler Mealz for ages 2+ and our new Big Kid Mealz for ages 4+.
Need some on-the-go pouch options? Try this Veggie Power pouch that squeezes in a full serving of green veggies combined with tasty pineapple and apple.
Every bite adds up! Snack-time is an equally great opportunity to sneak in some veggies. Sprout Organics offers a variety of snacks that include vegetables as a leading ingredient. Crunch on some Pumpkin Carrot Crinklez, Broccoli Curlz, and CoComelon Organic Peas and Carrot Snack Bars!
Why we choose only organic ingredients
Every single pouch, meal, and snack from Sprout Organics contains only organic ingredients. That means each ingredient is grown and processed according to strict federal guidelines that regulate soil quality and prohibit synthetic fertilizers and pesticides. This is great for what goes into our food and for our future—helping to reduce pollution for a cleaner earth that our kids will grow up on.