How To Slip Vegetables Into Your Child’s Diet

Is this your problem?┬áDon’t worry. There is something you can do: trick them. Following are some ways i researched on how to slip vegetables into food so that they will be virtually undetectable.

STRAIN VEGETABLES:

Strain them yourself by boiling vegetables, putting them in the blender and pureeing them, then straining again. You can also keep it simple and just buy small, single-vegetable baby food jars, such as spinach, beets, green beans, squash, broccoli, carrots, sweet potatoes, peas, etc. Then covertly slip them into a number of places:

– Mix beets or carrots with pasta or pizza sauce, then add a bit more spices.

– Blend just about any strained veggies with ketchup; it masks the smell and the taste well.

– Use food flavor injectors to add carrots or beets to bit-size pizza rolls or pocket sandwiches. A little dab here and there will do you.

– Mix butternut squash in with mashed potatoes. The color is light enough that they’ll never know.

– Mix broccoli or peas into chop meat when making hamburgers. You can get half a jar into a hamburger, then bake it. With condiments, the flavor is virtually undetectable.

– Mix squash or sweet potatoes with apple sauce. Blend it well. The colors will be similar, and both vegetables are sweet enough not to sour the applesauce.

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