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Ways to Sneak Veggies into the Child’s Food

Aug 16 , 2021

Kids do not eat veggies easily and getting your kiddo to eat veggies is quite a difficult task. Green becomes a dangerous color for them when it lands on their dinner plates and as they don’t eat vegetables directly, sneaking them into meals is the only option. Providing your child with vegetables is important as it improves the nutritional content of the meals so here are some sneaky tips to get your kid to eat more vegetables:

  • Hide in pizza

Who doesn’t love pizza? When you are baking pizza for your kids add healthy vegetables such as broccoli, zucchini, tomatoes and other veggies in it. Then cover it with a layer of cheese, it is one of the best ways to make your kid eat veggies.

  • Pasta

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Source Betty Crocker

Ask your kids what they want in lunch and pasta will be one of their favorite options. While making pasta add some chopped vegetables like capsicum, cherry tomatoes, broccoli, mushrooms, and corns in it. You can blend all the  cooked vegetables to make a sauce . Also while preparing the sauce, add more of mushroom then cheese.

  • Juice

Smoothies and juices are a great way to sneak in vegetables. Try whirring up raw veggies, such as carrot, kale, spinach, avocado and cucumber. You can add any of these with sweet fruit to change the taste.

  • Sandwiches

Sandwiches are a healthy breakfast option. Load two bread slices with lots of veggies like lettuce, tomatoes, bell peppers, onion and greens like spinach.

  • Be innovative

Do not force them to eat veggies they don’t like, instead cook their favorite vegetable in different ways.

  • Fried snack

Source Food Network

Source Food Network

Kids cannot resist fried snacks so mix some healthy veggies with potato mixture and serve it to them. This is a great way to sneak in veggies.

Once your kids will develop different tastes they will start asking for vegetables. Your goal is to make them believe that vegetables are tasty and healthy as well.

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