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3 Meals with Hidden Vegetables for Your Picky Eater

Kids and vegetables aren’t always best friends. It’s not totally uncommon for children to dislike vegetables before they’ve even tried them! The sight of green can be enough to make them turn their little noses up and refuse to eat what is on their plate. It’s frustrating, to say the least. We want our children to enjoy eating healthy foods, but we certainly can’t force feed them. Meals with hidden vegetables have been a helpful way for us to sneak nutrients into food that we know our kids will devour. Recommended Vegetable Intake for Children Children aged 2–3 should consume 1 cup of vegetables per day; children who are 4–8 years old require 1½ cups of vegetables per day. It may sound daunting, but there is good news: the fiber in vegetables aids digestion, plus they are full of phytonutrients, which boosts their immune system. Because of the recommended requirements,…