What a Difference a Scoop Can Make

Written by weightwatchers.com editors on 7/15/2009 6:22 PM | COMMENTS (3)

Last week I gave my 2-year old a bowl of cubed watermelon and she turned her nose up at it. I mean, come on, it’s pink, it’s juicy, it’s sweet!

So yesterday I got out my melon-ball gadget and scooped away. She loved that her melon was “balls” and must’ve shoved about 20 of them in her mouth, in about 2 minutes, the juice dribbling down her chin.

If I knew that’s all it would take, I would’ve gotten out my $5 scoop months ago. Now that I think about it, I wonder how broccoli ‘balls’ would turn out?!

Leslie Fink, MS, RD

Categories: CookingFamilyFood


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  • Post Image jsgroot

    7/15/2009 6:34 PM
    LOL I think we should try making all fruits and vegetables into balls for children and us adults that are not that fond of them. Nice creative tactic!


  • Post Image kami6351

    7/16/2009 1:27 AM
    My toddler won't eat watermelon unless it is on the rind. Toddlers are funny that way.


  • Post Image gigi2828

    7/16/2009 2:43 PM
    That is a great idea! I might try the broccoli balls!




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