Every parent knows the importance of getting their kids to eat healthy foods. Yet, according to the American Dietetic Association (ADA), 70 percent of kids between the ages of two and nine are not consuming the recommended daily servings of fruits and vegetables. Moms say the number one reason their children reject vegetables — taste. But, what if there was a way to incorporate sweet potatoes, carrots, apples and other fruits and vegetables into their favorite meals without a fight at the dinner table? Liz Weiss, MS, RD is an expert in childrens nutrition and informs Good News listeners with snack and meal ideas to keep kids (and parents) healthy and happy all summer long. Some of the topics Liz discusses include: Ģ Super Shortcuts: If your family has take-out phone numbers on speed dial, a few surprising ingredients can make healthy homemade cooking easy. Ģ Picky Palates Indispensable tips for getting finicky eaters to expand their tiny taste buds. Ģ Breakfast Skippers How to lure kids (and their parents) to the breakfast table with some delicious ideas. Ģ Beverage Basics — Healthy thirst-quenchers as summer heats up. Ģ Same Old Same Old How to serve up fun alternatives to the usual kid staples with a few interesting new foods to boot. For more information, visit http://harvestsurprise.com http://harvestsurprise.com More about Liz Weiss: Liz Weiss, MS, RD advice has been featured on hundreds of TV and radio programs. She is co-author of The Moms’ Guide to Meal Makeovers: Improving the Way Your Family Eats, One Meal at a Time. She is also the co-founder of http://www.mealmakeovermoms.com http://www.mealmakeovermoms.com and the free online Meal Makeover Moms Club.