Dessert can also be a great way to get the family eating more fruit and dairy products.
Check out our top five dessert ideas that taste good and are good for you.
- Fruit salad - a great way to use up fruit that needs eating. Simply peel and chop any fruit you like. Add drained canned fruit to bulk the fruit salad up if you need.
- [Fruity rice pudding] (https://www.healthykids.org.nz/eat/recipes/fruity-rice-pudding) – a filling and creamy dessert that’s perfect for the winter months. Cold leftovers make a tasty breakfast too!
- [Fruit crumble] (https://www.healthykids.org.nz/eat/recipes/fruit-crumble) – this will soon become a family favourite. Serve warm with yoghurt.
- [Healthy ambrosia] (https://www.healthykids.org.nz/eat/recipes/healthy-ambrosia) – a delicious fruit and yoghurt dessert with a tasty marshmallow twist.