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What can I sneak in to regular food?

I made my 1st batch of pumpkin bread and it was awesome. I found so many other tasty things I can make with pumpkin too. Anyone have any other healthy ideas to sneak in? It's easy to put apples or bananas in something. But I wanna focus on veggies. Ideas? Recipes? Maybe cucumber ice cream. Lol

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jus1jess

Asked by jus1jess at 12:44 AM on Jun. 12, 2009 in Food & Drink

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  • My son has always had scrambled eggs with spinach and cheese. He doesn't know any different. Spinach is a "super food" and very good for kids.

    I know there is a book called, The Sneaky Chef that has good recipe ideas.
    timelessglass

    Answer by timelessglass at 12:47 AM on Jun. 12, 2009

  • My DD loves spinach and cheese in her eggs too. She scarfs 'em down! Now she's even starting to eat the spinach out of my salads or on homemade pizza too. I think bc she figures hey, that green stuff is good in my eggs, must be good in other places! lol

    I ditto The Sneaky Chef and also Deceptively Delicious by Jessica Seinfeld (Jerry's wife). I have Deceptively Delicious and love it though I haven't used it in a lil while (got lazy). I've skimmed through Sneaky Chef though and that looks like a good one too!
    soldierswifey05

    Answer by soldierswifey05 at 3:30 AM on Jun. 12, 2009

  • Pumpkin is awesome mixed with oatmeal.
    At our house, vegetables are a primary part of most meals. Here is a list of standard dishes I cook; contact me if you would like any recipes
    I have a ton of healthy, tasty, budget friendly recipes. I can list some;contact me for recipes.
    noodles & veggies with peanut sauce
    veggie pot pie
    lentil tacos
    sweet potato & black bean burritos
    sloppy jojos (made with lentils)
    noodles with beans, sauce, spinach&cheese
    Italian stew
    veggie stew with dumplings (crockpot)
    southwest falafel (bean patties with avocado sauce)
    tofu "fish sticks" with sweet potato or acorn squash baked "fries"
    General Tsao’s Tofu
    Tamale Bean Pie
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 6:24 AM on Jun. 12, 2009

  • Smoothies are a great way to sneak vegetables. This is our standard:
    frozen blueberries
    frozen banana
    kale (loaded with calcium and iron)
    orange juice (the vitamin C increases the absorbtion of the iron)
    yogurt
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 6:25 AM on Jun. 12, 2009

  • You can put shredded carrots in spaghetti. Make veggie lasanga w/ zuccinni
    christaberk

    Answer by christaberk at 12:50 PM on Jun. 12, 2009

  • i sneak pureed spinach, squah, and tomatoes into all sorts of things. just about any pasta dish works. my kids loves my baked spaghetti with spinach puree. also i put pureed squash into pancake batter. i also add ground flax seed into smoothies, soups, and oatmeal.
    trepsica

    Answer by trepsica at 1:14 PM on Jun. 12, 2009

  • My mom has a recipe for Zucchini Brownies...I'll ask her for it and send it to you...


     

    MamaK88

    Answer by MamaK88 at 4:01 PM on Jun. 12, 2009

  • Shredded zucchini and carrots in spaghetti sauce. Shredded zucchini, carrots, spinach in meatloaf, burgers or meatballs. Zucchini in brownies or chocolate cake.
    tyfry7496

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 6:18 PM on Jun. 12, 2009

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