Roasted vegetables are a great way to help kids learn to appreciate veggies! The reason is simple: when you roast vegetables, it actually liberates their natural sugars giving them a refined and more flavorful taste than when they are steamed.
Sautéed vegetables are delicious and really versatile. They can be served as a side of even incorporated into your favorite stir-fries or pasta dishes. The advantage is that you can vary your recipes according to the inspiration of the moment or what your children ask for.
The practice of braising vegetables (which is to simmer over low heat for several hours) is popular all around the world! Add vegetables to stews and casseroles to benefit from all these good vitamins while offering a comforting dish to your kids.
You can buy them pre-made or make your own! Pickled vegetables are delicious as an appetizer or a side dish, and they make excellent additions to salads. Among the most popular, you will find carrots, red peppers, pickles, beets, eggplant, asparagus and artichoke.
You have a craving for French fries, but you really want to make better food choices? Fries are no longer only potatoes that are deep-fried in oil. Baked vegetables’ fries are an excellent alternative for those burgers and hot-dogs kids love so much!
Most kids love eggs, and they can be eaten for breakfast, lunch and dinner on top of the fact that they make for a very quick, healthy and delicious meal!
Another versatile option; you can serve soups as an appetizer or even as the main dish. Vary your recipes according to your moods and what is available at home.
Raw veggies with a dip and salads are already popular appetizer options with kids, but you can also eat raw vegetables as a main dish! Vegetarian sushi rolls make an original and healthy meal for kids, for example. The raw food diet also provides great recipes incorporating uncooked vegetables loaded with vitamins.
Fruit smoothies are already a hit with families but did you know that you can incorporate vegetables in all your recipes and even make smoothies only with vegetables? What a good way to give vegetables to kids that they will enjoy!
Vegetables for dessert? Why not! We already know the traditional carrot cake, but vegetables are now used more and more to create bold and delicious desserts that will satisfy the whole family!