Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

1 Bump

how would you get your kids to eat vegs?

something besides potatoes,corn, green beans ,& peas. they will wat some raw vegs like carrots & brocc. my hisbannd & i are tired of always eating the 1st four vegs i have metioned.

please help!

Answer Question
 
coolmom138

Asked by coolmom138 at 7:29 PM on Nov. 11, 2010 in Food & Drink

Level 9 (282 Credits)
Answers (10)
  • put cheese on it (brocilli or califlower)
    raisingmen

    Answer by raisingmen at 7:30 PM on Nov. 11, 2010

  • I just make them and they eat them. They love roasted asperagus, baked sweet potatoes, guacamole, blanched broccoli (the trick is to drop it in boiling for only 60 seconds then pull it - sweet and crunchy), pumpkin muffins, eggplant parm, spaghetti sauce with peppers, onions, mushrooms, etc...
    karamille

    Answer by karamille at 7:32 PM on Nov. 11, 2010

  • I put them on their plate and they eat them. I make soups, casseroles, etc. 1 child turns up her nose at brussel sprouts & asparagus, other than that all my kids eat all veggies. And for the record, potatoes are not vegetables, they are starch - same as bread, rice, etc.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:32 PM on Nov. 11, 2010

  • cheese works wonders
    plclemo

    Answer by plclemo at 8:03 PM on Nov. 11, 2010

  • I cook, they eat. They have always been exposed to a wide variety of foods- I have worked hard at NOT making monsters.
    BTW- corn & potatoes are STARCHES not veggies.
    ObbyDobbie

    Answer by ObbyDobbie at 8:11 PM on Nov. 11, 2010

  • Honestly, if they're getting enough nutrients from other foods there's no need for them to eat veggies. There are a lot of foods that have the same nutrients as veggitables do, so you can suppliment with those instead.
    JazzlikeMraz

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 8:41 PM on Nov. 11, 2010


  • In our family we had the 3 bite rule.They had to take 3 bites of anything new and then decide if they likes it or not.I worked for us.
    Tikismom

    Answer by Tikismom at 10:59 PM on Nov. 11, 2010

  • puree them and mix it into foods like meatloaf or pasta sauce
    wheresthewayout

    Answer by wheresthewayout at 11:26 PM on Nov. 11, 2010

  • Cheese over them!, Or hidden in stuff he loves.
    Luisa621

    Answer by Luisa621 at 10:34 AM on Nov. 12, 2010

  • I put out the veggies first while I finish off the rest of dinner. They always seem to be hungry first. Every other day,don't make their favorites, make other vegetables, Don't comment on them not eating, just you and your husband talk to each other and ignore them. It's hard.
    SweetLuci

    Answer by SweetLuci at 11:14 AM on Nov. 12, 2010

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.

Next question in Food & Drink
Cake or pie?

Next question overall (Baby Names)
suggestions... on middle name..