10 High-Iron Foods Kids Love - FamilyEducation

10 High-Iron Foods Kids Love

Check out the yummy high-iron foods your kids will love to eat.

This list by Sue Kolski, R.D. is brought to you by drkoop.com.
Here are some great high-iron food suggestions for your family:

  • Fortified dry cereals
  • Whole wheat or enriched bread with smooth peanut butter and jelly
  • Burritos (beef, refried beans, cheese and tomatoes wrapped in a flour tortilla)
  • Mild chili con carne
  • Gingerbread cookies made with molasses (a good source of iron)
  • Pork and beans
  • Hamburgers made with lean beef
  • Dried apricots, served in iron-fortified cereal or oatmeal, or as a cookie ingredient
  • Split pea soup and crackers
  • Meatball sandwiches
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