by Lisa Lozano
If your kids gobble down the main dish but turn up their nose at a side of veggies, we’ve got 7 creative ways to get them to gorge on veggies, possibly without even realizing it!
If your kids love spaghetti and meatballs, try swapping your usual recipe for this lightened up version. Just roast a spaghetti squash, shred the insides with a fork, and serve with chicken meatballs and marinara!
Bob Harper’s dish will have your kids asking for green beans! He just roasts green beans in the oven and tops with meat sauce – it doesn’t get easier than that!
Cookie Monster visited Rach to show her how to make one of his favorite healthy recipes, a whole wheat, cheese and zucchini strata. The kids will never know how much healthy zucchini they’re eating!
It’s hard to imagine who wouldn’t like bacon with their spaghetti, and the cabbage comes along for the ride!
This mac and cheese primavera packs a ton of veggies into a healthy treat that the whole family will want to chow down on.
This main dish packs a double punch of two extremely healthy ingredients – black bean and butternut squash! Serve with cheese and sour cream and the kids will literally eat this up.
This vibrant green of this dish and the brightness of the lemon flavor will reinforce that spring has arrived. It’s a great dish to throw together after a busy workday, and the rich, creamy Ricotta sauce will win over every member of the family. Bonus – it has shell-shaped pasta which kids love!
What’s your favorite way to get your kids to eat their veggies?