Healthy Tropical Creamsicles (with Veggies!)

I have an obsession with making popsicles at home. It’s so easy and you can control the quality of ingredients going into your frozen treats. These Healthy Tropical Creamsicles have that classic orange and vanilla flavor combo of a creamsicle but with a tropical twist from some pineapple and creamy coconut. (If you’re not a…

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“Pizza” Zucchini Fries

Zucchini…it can be a tough veggie for kids (and some adults) to enjoy. But these crispy, flavorful baked zucchini sticks are a crowd pleaser. We call them “pizza” zucchini fries because when my 5-year-old dipped one into marinara sauce and gave the zucchini fry a try he exclaimed, “Yum! They taste like pizza!” The zucchini…

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Healthier Monster Cookies (Vegan and Gluten-free)

Perfectly chewy and packed full of goodness, these little cookies are our new favorite healthier treat. They happen to be vegan, gluten-free, and naturally sweetened. Plus, grated carrot adds extra sweetness and moisture to the dough (but you would never know the veggies are in there if I didn’t tell you!). We love these Healthier…

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Healthy Cheese Dip (Veggie Packed!)

Cheese dip made from cauliflower and carrots in a bowl with a chip dipping in. Surrounded by colorful veggies, more chips, and pretzels.

A creamy delicious dip that’s basically all veggies? Yes! This Healthy Cheese Dip is mostly cauliflower and carrots but you would never know it. Plus, there’s still plenty of yummy cheese in there because you don’t have to choose between cheesy goodness and veggies. You can have both! Make a platter of your favorite dippers…

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Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread Bars

A healthier baked good that’s naturally sweetened, full of whole grains, and has added veggies? Yes! These Chocolate Chip Zucchini Bread Bars are easy to make and a great way for veggie skeptics to get on board with zucchini. These treats are lower in added sugar and naturally sweetened with banana and maple syrup. However,…

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Easy Veggie and Bean Quesadillas

Veggie and plant-based protein packed into a super toddler and kid friendly package! Easy Veggie and Bean Quesadillas are simple to make and always a hit for lunch or dinner at my house. This recipe is very versatile and you can use whatever vegetables and beans you have on hand to make the no-cook filling.…

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Rainbow Pasta Salad

This simple, fresh, and delicious Rainbow Pasta Salad is perfect for getting the kids into the kitchen to practice those knife skills. You can use whatever fresh or frozen veggies you have on hand to make a colorful pasta dish the whole family will love. I often make this recipe with my preschool cooking classes.…

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Rice and Veggie Nuggets

Transform leftover rice and whatever veggies you have on hand into these super kid-friendly, healthy, dunkable nuggets. Egg acts like glue, holding all the rice and veggie goodness together. That means no more rice covering the floor! Rice and Veggie nuggets are a great side-dish or quick meal for toddlers and kids of all ages…

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Kid-Friendly Chopped Cabbage Salad

Cabbage…do you ever buy it? I think it is often forgotten or over looked because we aren’t sure what to do with the crunchy veggie. But I’ve come up with a way to use it that my kids love! Cabbage is very versatile and keeps in the fridge for weeks. You can roast it, sauté…

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Super Green Mini Blender Muffins

Green food is always FUN! Whether you are celebrating a holiday or just any day of the week, these Super Green Mini Blender Muffins are a great snack or healthy treat to have on hand. Make them with your little one by simply having her help add all the ingredients, including a few big handfuls…

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