kids vegetables

30 Meal Challenge (Meals 26-30): The Final 5!

February 24, 2015

I’m glad I took the 30 meal challenge even if it took me well over 30 days! Finding time to really focus and figure out my family’s “meal vision” has helped tremendously. I’ve decided to rotate (and continue to master) about 25 meals instead of the original plan of 30. I still have to refine […]

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30 Meal Challenge (Meals 8-10): Vegetarian Dishes

January 12, 2015
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Everyone needs a good amount of tasty vegetarian meal options. Here I have a tried and true veggie lasagna along with two meals I’m trying to perfect. Let’s take a look: Black Bean Sliders I developed this recipe for Fearless Feeding and I remember really liking it.  So why don’t I make it? I think […]

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Broccoli & Red Pepper Stir Fry [Recipe]

April 16, 2014
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Do you ever find yourself in a vegetable rut? I do.  We gravitate toward salads, roasted veggies, smoothies and raw veggies with dips.  I’ve been wanting to make more stir fries so when I saw this easy recipe on Produce for Better Health, it was a no brainer. This turned out great. The broccoli is […]

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Vegetable Series (Part 3): How to Ensure Your Family Gets the Right Vegetable Variety

November 2, 2012
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Everyone knows that vegetables are good for them and their loved ones — but how exactly? Is it enough to shoot for a colorful plate or is there more that can be done? What nutrients are kids likely to fall short on when they go on veggie strikes? In this third post in our Veggie […]

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Vegetable Series (Part 2): The Realistic Guide to Raising Vegetable Lovers

August 21, 2012
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The first post in our Vegetable Series discussed parents’ vegetable baggage — and how to move past it. Now, let’s find out what it takes to raise children who have a healthy relationship with vegetables. But before we get into tips for each stage of development, we need to discuss the reality of the situation […]

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Veggie Nuggets [Recipe]

January 3, 2012
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I thought it would be appropriate for my first post of the New Year to be a vegetable dish.  I’ve been wanting to try this one for awhile now after seeing it on one of my favorite food blogs — Weekly Bite. Estela is so creative with food ideas for kids. This turned out great!  […]

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Parmesan Peas [Recipe]

October 17, 2011
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I’m always looking for ways to dress up veggies so when I saw this recipe in Real Simple Magazine I knew I had to try it. Peas are one of those foods I discovered after having kids.  I don’t know why but I never made peas much.  It could have to do with the fact that my husband […]

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Roasted Cauliflower with Parmesan [Recipe]

February 1, 2011
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I love roasted veggies but just haven’t gotten around to trying cauliflower until now.  And what a mistake that’s been.  Roasting cauliflower is not only easy but mouth watering! I really liked that this recipe used a bag to blend the olive oil and garlic.  I kind of threw it around like it was pizza dough.  It made […]

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8 Salads That Will Get Your Kids Hooked

November 12, 2010
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What parent doesn’t want their children to like (and eat) salads. They are easy and delicious. And a great way to enjoy vegetables without having to turn on the oven or stove. But getting kids on the salad kick isn’t always easy. Like all things related to food acceptance in little ones, it takes time […]

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Zucchini Fries [Recipe]

September 9, 2010
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Where have I been? Have zucchini fries been around and I just didn’t notice? These turned out amazing. While my almost 4-year old refused to try them, my 17 month old gobbled them up (and I did too!). The zucchini turned out really crispy and tasted even better dipped in ketchup. It makes the perfect afternoon […]

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