But most don’t.
Sound familiar? Well, we can help with easy ways to sneak vegetables into food.
How to sneak vegetables into food
If you’ve got picky eaters or a hectic schedule that makes eating well difficult, try my very favorite ways to sneak vegetables into food for kids. We’ve got smoothies, spaghetti sauce, macaroni & cheese, muffins and more!
Just a quick word about “sneak”. You’ve got choices here. Either explain to your kids that vegetables make these dishes even better — because they do — or keep their very existence to yourself. Whatever works for your family certainly works for me!
How to Sneak Vegetables into Smoothies
Rainbow Smoothies are loaded with frozen strawberries, carrots, pineapple and more!
p.s. Want more ideas for smoothies with hidden veggies? Try Chunky Monkey Smoothies.
How to Sneak Vegetables into Spaghetti Sauce
Our favorite spaghetti sauce is packed with tons of vegetables and the best thing is–you can add whatever you like or have on hand. The recipe is forgiving but always delicious!
how to sneak vegetables into macaroni & cheese
My newest hack makes this veggie-studded macaroni & cheese recipe even easier: Pop two sweet potatoes into the microwave for 5-8 minutes then mash!
How to sneak vegetables into muffins
We have two kinds of muffins that are FULL of delicious veggies. Magical Muffins (with 5 kinds of fruit and veggies inside!) or our chocolate version below. How to Sneak Vegetables into Meatloaf
That’s right! We traded half the beef in this healthy meatloaf recipe for tons of vegetables, including mushrooms, which turn out to be one of the healthiest foods.
How to sneak vegetables into popsicles
Hint: Spinach has almost no flavor, which actually turns out to be a benefit when you’re adding it to popsicles! These beauties taste like fresh, fruity pineapple.
Want more ideas for feeding a family well?