We Can!® Challenge Trivia

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There are a number of fun ways for families to get healthy together. Start by challenging your kids to think about food differently. Check out the following food trivia questions and test your kid's knowledge. You might be surprised how much they know, and how healthy thoughts can lead to healthy choices.

Can you name 8 veggies that start with the letter "B"?

Bean sprouts
Beans
Beets
Bell peppers
Bok choy
Broccoli
Broccoli flower
Broccoli raab
Brussels sprouts

These are just a few options. Can your kids think of any more? Take a look through some of our Deliciously Healthy Eating Recipesexternal link for suggestions on how to incorporate some of these vegetables into your dishes.

Can you name 7 types of berries?

Blackberries
Blueberries
Boysenberries
Cloudberry
Cranberries
Elderberries
Gooseberries
Marionberries
Raspberries
Strawberries
Tayberries

Try making delicious smoothies with your kids by blending blueberries or raspberries and fat-free or low-fat yogurt or milk, and ice. You can also include other types of fruit such as bananas, mangos or peaches—and even veggies—such as baby spinach! Find other delicious kid-friendly recipes by visiting our Fun Family Recipes page.

Can you name 5 types of apples?

Braeburn
Cameo
Cortland
Fuji
Gala
Ginger Gold
Golden Delicious
Granny Smith
Honeycrisp
Jonagold
Jonathan
McIntosh
Nittany
Pacific Rose
Paula Red
Red Delicious
Wealthy

Apples make for a great snack or side dish. Try dipping apple slices in nut/seed butter or making homemade apple sauce. The We Can! Healthy Snacks—100 Calories or Lesspdf document icon (81 KB) tip sheet is a great source for other delicious and healthy snack ideas.

Can you name 20 veggies?

Artichoke
Arugula
Asian greens
Asparagus
Beans
Bean sprouts
Beets
Bell peppers
Bok choy
Broccoli
Broccoli flower
Broccoli raab
Brussels sprouts
Cabbage
Carrot
Cauliflower
Celery
Chard
Collards
Corn
Corn salad
Cucumber
Eggplant
Endive
Fennel
Hot pepper
Kale
Kohlrabi
Leek
Lettuce
Lima bean
Okra
Onion
Parsnip
Pea
Potato
Pumpkin
Radicchio
Radish
Rhubarb
Rutabaga
Spinach
Squash
Sweet potato
Tomatillo
Tomato
Turnip
Zucchini

Have your kids help choose recipes to cook for the week and see if you can use at least three different vegetables by the end of the week. Check out the We Can! Getting Kids in the Kitchenpdf document icon (85 KB) parent tip sheet for easy ways to include your kids in the cooking process.

Can you name the only fruit with seeds on the outside?

Strawberry

Try including strawberries in unexpected dishes, such as salads or in whole-grain pancakes. If you have a picky-eater, check out the We Can! Picky Eaters Parent Tip Sheetpdf document icon (1.8 MB) for suggestions on how to get your child to enjoy healthy foods.

Challenge your family to be active for at least 60 minutes a day. Find ideas on ways to make family time healthy time, by visiting our Be Active and Have Funpdf document icon (80 KB) and We Can! Move More Every Daypdf document icon (94 KB) parent tip sheets.

Last Updated: February 13, 2013

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