hidden vegetables Archive

Green Smoothie for Veggie-Hating Kids

We drink a lot of smoothies in our house and our favourite recipe is a very green one we call "Dino Buzz"! It basically gets its name from Miss A's favourite Boost Juice smoothie Banana Buzz which consists

Golden Pumpkin Pancakes

So colourful veggie pancakes has been my thing as of late. We've done green pancakes (zucchini with the skin on), pink pancakes (beetroot), and then I thought…how about pumpkin for golden pancakes? I baked the pumpkin then

Pink Beetroot Pancakes

A couple weeks ago, I decided to attempt to add beetroot to pancakes and smoothies since it turns things pink…and little girls like all things pink, right? So I bought a bunch of beets, wrapped them in foil, baked them whole,

Broccoli and Cheese Nuggets

A couple weeks ago, I whipped up some broccoli and cheese nuggets/tater tots/patties (call them what you may) and my toddler actually ate a couple which is nothing short of a miracle. How to make them: Chop a head

Chocolate Avocado Mousse: Serve the kids dessert without the guilt

A few nights ago, in a desperate bid to get some nutritents into my fussy eater, I whipped up this chocolate avocado mousse. I had come across it on the internet quite a while ago and it

Healthy Homemade Chicken Nuggets for Kids

These chicken nuggets are super quick to whip up and are a healthy alternative for fast food lovers. They can be served with homemade baked chips or other vegetables on the side. In the photo are takeaway chips from

Hidden Zucchini Pancakes

Zucchini is probably one of the easiest vegetables to hide into meals. And I don't just mean the savoury stuff, I mean the sweet stuff too! You can add finely grated zucchini to things like chocolate cake and

Hide Cauliflower in Mac and Cheese for Fussy Eaters

If you have a kid (or adult?) who is "allergic" to vegetables, you may want to try this tasty dish which is very popular with my husband and toddler. I also use the exact same sauce with spaghetti

4 Ways to Hide Spinach in Toddler Food

Before having kids, I thought the concept of hiding veggies in their food was besides the point. I mean, how does that teach them to eat the real stuff? However, once having a little fussy eater of

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