Appy Kids Co Healthy Fruit Juices – Review And Giveaway

In Reviews by eva.katona@yahoo.com100 Comments

I’m a mum of two fussy eaters and sometimes it can be very challenging to make their meals and snacks tasty and nutritious at the same time. Most of the days we have to resort to smoothies and fruit juices to make sure they have their 5 pieces of fruits and vegetables a day. And sometimes we don’t even get to 5, just 3… On those days, it’s hard not to stress about their eating habits and not to feel guilty about it. I have a few tricks I use to get them to eat more vegetables and fruits: making sandwiches with hummus instead of butter, making ice lollies with frozen fruits and a little hidden veggies or making pizza sauce with lots of veggies blended into the tomato purée. As any mum struggling with picky eaters or children with sensory processing disorder, I too do a lot of extra miles to feed my kids with healthy food.

Fruit juices are a life saver in this matter too: a cup or a small box a day covers one portion out of the recommended daily five. They are especially handy when out and about. Hydration is very important and children are normally too busy to stop and have a drink. One thing though is important when you give fruit juice to the children: make sure it’s actually healthy, so it doesn’t contain refined sugar. Refined sugar is not only bad for anyone’s health – especially when it’s unnecessarily added to fruit juices – let alone small children.

We’ve just been trying out Appy Kids Co juices, made specifically for children. They use ethically sourced premium ingredients from fairly contracted farmers (with a guaranteed price per kg for the season), the products are Vegan Approved by the Vegetarian Society. Appy Kids Co uses renewable resources for their packaging. As well as using recyclable materials, they also give back by replanting trees.

We tested the Peppa Pig range, (natural ingredients and no GMOs, gluten, added sugars, or artificial preservatives) and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles pouch range (low calorie juices with added vitamins packed in convenient pouches). They both have been very popular, the children really liked them. They absolutely loved the fruity school bars too, I’m going to have to order some more of these for them!

Even Winnie the Pooh enjoyed it:

Appy Kids Co’s range is available online by Ocado or Amazon and in Wholefoods, Tesco and other supermarkets.

GIVEAWAY!

Appy Kids Co kindly offered a huge bundle of 40 juices (4 boxes of TMNT and 4 boxes of Dora) as a prize for our giveaway.

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Comments

  1. I’ve tried these juices too, they are really tasty and the kids just loved the packaging. Oh and I am loving that Winnie the Poo!

  2. I must admit I don’t count up how many portions of fruit and veg the kids get – I think perhaps I should. Juice is definitely a great way of getting it into them though.

  3. These look fab i’ve not heard of them before, I am sure my children would love these. Fruit juices are always a hit in our house. xx

  4. Thank you for sharing with us on #ablogginggoodtime 🎉 My sons’ school only allows water now we are not even allowed to supply the 0% sugar juices.

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      I still do that! They are really spoilt with the juices here and there so I add a splash of orange juice to their water when they are really picky.

  5. I do worry abut my kids having too much sugar and they usually have water, but then I get worried that they need the vitamins! These drinks sound perfect for picnics, packed lunches and mealtimes
    Thanks for linking up with #globalblogging I hope you come back next week!

  6. I love these juices and love how ethical they are. Tasty too, they were in Aldi last year and used to buy then for Robert! ‪Thank you for linking up to the #familyfunlinky‬

  7. I’m not in the UK so I can’t enter your giveaway, but I would be very interested to have my kids try this juice. I have one daughter who is very picky with her veggies (and she doesn’t like any fruit!) so these would be a great help for me!
    ~Jess
    #FabFridayPost

  8. I love a fresh pineapple juice . It’s just so refreshing . Fab giveaway would love to be your lucky winner

  9. We love apple and raspberry, or raspberry and banana – which we weren’t going to try but was a happy and tasty accident.

  10. All 3 of my kids love apple juice but finding one without masses of sugar is often a real problem.

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