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3 Ways to Trick Your Kids into Eating Vegetables

3 Ways to Trick Your Kids into Eating Vegetables

If your children yearn for vegetables the way mine clamor for candy, congratulations. But before you get too cocky, be aware that this phase may pass—my daughter cried at her first birthday party when she was asked to put down her broccoli spear to e ...
Sweet & Spicy Butternut Squash Cubes

Sweet & Spicy Butternut Squash Cubes

What dinner isn’t better with butternut squash on the side? Easy-peasy, these crispy, colorful cubes take less than 10 minutes to make and come out sweet and spicy, with a sprinkling of cinnamon and a pinch of cayenne. Just one cupful and you’ve cons ...
Get Crafty: Use Vegetables to Hand-Stamp Tea Towels

Get Crafty: Use Vegetables to Hand-Stamp Tea Towels

Roasting, sautéing, stir-frying, even juicing—the ways to prep and enjoy vegetables are endless. But here’s one that might not have crossed your mind. With some creative carving and a little paint, you can use veggies as crafty stamps to add colorful ...
Herbed Vegetable-Medley Casserole

Herbed Vegetable-Medley Casserole

Unless you’re vegetarian—and often even when you are—veggies are cast as a side, an add-on, something that completes the meal rather than “makes it.” But with this casserole, power-packed plant food takes center stage on your plate. A colorful medley ...
Sneaky Zucchini Lasagna

Sneaky Zucchini Lasagna

If you’re cooking for a crew of picky eaters, you may have tried sneaking in veggies by mixing a simple puree into a familiar dish. This recipe lets you bypass the blender and instead insert thinly sliced zucchini into a meal most everyone loves. Thi ...
Crisp Spiced Radish Chips

Crisp Spiced Radish Chips

Move over potatoes—a chip-worthy competitor is stepping up to the stove. The next time you’re craving crunch, bake up a batch of fresh radish slices. With a little spice and just 30 minutes of time, you’ve got a creative healthy snack packed with vit ...