My kiddos LOVE veggies. I am not kidding. I got so lucky. For their birthdays, I let them pic the meal and I will cook them just about anything. Last year, my middle daughter “Laughter” asked for brussel sprouts. It’s one of our favorites.
People often ask me how I get my kids to love veggies. I can only tell you what has worked for us. I LOVE veggies myself. In high school, my bff and I would pick our lunch based on what veggie was being served. I think my kids got my taste buds and that helps.
We also made it a point to always have veggies as a part of our household. It was also never to be a big deal. My hubby only likes corn and green beans. We decided early on that we would not let our children know that. So when he dishes up he always takes a big portion of veggies. And they never know that he doesn’t eat them. Our mindset has always been veggies are super yummy but we never went over the top with the message. They never had the idea that veggies could be something to not like. Or that it was a choice for dinner. They never felt pressured or like we were trying to sell them on the veggies. It was always here it is, this is what we are eating. And they did.
For those of you that didn’t get as lucky as I did, I came across an AWESOME recipe book. It is called a very veggie world by Clare Crespo. You can download your own free copy. The Clare Crespo Cookbook is full of fun, whimsical, step-by-step recipes that families are sure to love
The recipe I made is called Molecular Model Brussel Sprouts.
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Are you looking for quick and simple tips and recipes to make serving veggies more fun? Download the free Clare Crespo Cookbook here for fun and whimsical recipes your family is sure to love!