17 Parents Share the Ingenious Ways They Tricked Their Kids Into Eating Healthy Foods

If you’re the parent of a toddler or young child, you know that they’re not always the best of eaters. And on the days they want to eat goldfish crackers all day, you’d probably do just about anything to get them to eat something with nutrition.

Don’t worry—you’re not the only one. Emily Adrian, the author of “Everything Here Is Under Control and The Second Season,” shared something that worked well for her 4-year-old son on her Twitter, and it blew up.

When her son was trying to get her to eat leaves, she told him he could eat “special eating leaves” and low and behold, her son wound up eating a bowl of salad!

Parents were so impressed that they began to share their own desperate tactics for getting their kids to get—and some of them are truly ingenious. Check out these clever ways to trick your kids into eating healthy, even when you think it’s impossible!

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What’s your best get-your-kid-to-eat-healthy tactic?