Get Your Fruits and Veggies
The natural sweetness of peas is complemented by the subtle flavor of mint in this simple side dish. Choose frozen peas when you shop, as they're generally more flavorful and lower in sodium than canned peas.
Roasted Red Pepper Soup
Kids will love the creamy texture and sweet red pepper flavor in this quick and easy soup. Both comforting and nutritious, it's a great midday meal when served with some whole-wheat toast for dipping.
Crinkly Carrot Fries
Antioxidant- and vitamin A-rich carrots are as fun as they are healthy in this tasty side dish. The veggies won't be left on the plate this time -- we promise!
Smoothies are fast, delicious and packed with nutrition when you skip the ice cream and use a combination of yogurt and juice. Feel free to use frozen bagged fruits like berries, mangoes or peaches instead of fresh -- they're just as yummy.
The mere mention of salad for dinner will often send kids running in the other direction, but you'll be surprised at how much they'll go for the luscious combo of pear and cheese in this dish. If your family doesn't like spinach, swap in fresh romaine or spring greens.
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