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Trick your Kids into Veggies!

blog-trick-kids-into-veggiesA majority of parents know the struggle with trying to get your children to eat just a few bites of their vegetables. Here are five ways you can trick your children into eating vegetables:

1.Blend them into a smoothie. Add some kale into a strawberry and banana smoothie. Your child will never know the difference!

2.Sneak them into baked goods. There are many baked treats that you can sneak nutritious veggies in. Check out this recipe for green zucchini muffins!

3.Take your kids grocery shopping with you. Allow them to pick out their own vegetables. It will get them more excited to try them.

4.Serve food your child already likes. Try adding peas or other vegetables into macaroni and cheese. This is an easy way to ease your children into vegetables. And who doesn’t like vegetables covered in melted cheese?

5.When in doubt, turn them into soup. You can make vegetables savory and delicious by adding them to a stew or soup!

If you’re looking for more ways to enjoy delicious and healthy vegetables, check out our Farm Market recipes! You can also subscribe to our mailing list for upcoming food and nutrition classes.

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