If there’s one thing that all parents can agree on, it’s that getting your kids to eat more vegetables is a never-ending chore. Try as we might we can’t seem to trick them into falling in love with broccoli or asking for extra serves of Brussels sprouts, and so we have to try stealthier methods.
Pasta is one of those staple ingredients that works with all types of cuisines, skill levels, and desired tastes, and it has the bonus of being a favourite for kids around the country. That’s why pasta presents the perfect way to hide some sneaky vegetables in its midst so your kids can get a flavoursome and super healthy serving of dinner without being any the wiser.
This recipe is affordable, simple, and perfect for amateur cooks and the time poor. It is also a great way to get rid of those vegetables in the crisper that are nearly past their best. Mix and match the veggies you use, so long as you keep them hidden. The sauce freezes perfectly too, so make up an extra batch and keep it for a rainy day when you don’t have time to cook from scratch.
This is one of those versatile dishes that can please the whole family from parents to babies. If you’re feeding a young one, use pasta that’s easy for them to grasp with their hands. Large spirals and penne are ideal for self-feeding babies, and they’re simple enough for kids to pick up with their forks.
With just one serving of this delicious pasta, you’ll be giving your kids a healthy dose of vitamins, protein and fibre. To make it even more enticing, you can sprinkle it with cheese or put the whole thing in an oven safe dish and bake it if you think the family would prefer a pasta bake instead.
If you’re feeling adventurous, you might want to top it with rocket leaves, but if this is going to cause suspicion amongst your diners, top it with yummy cheese instead.
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While beef meatballs are great, we decided to go for lean turkey as a healthier alternative to this classic!
Looking for a way to sneak a serving or two of healthy vegetables into your kids’ diet? One of our favourite recipes is the zucchini slice!
The sizing & fit of Peachymama nursing clothes are specially designed for you and your ‘after baby’ body. This means that if you were say, an AU/UK ’S’ (8-10) before bubs came along, you’ll most likely be the same now in Peachymama sizing.
Wrap the measuring tape around the fullest part of your bust, waist and hips. When measuring your bust we recommend you wear your nursing bra.
|FRONT RISE||28||11||29||11 1/2||30||11 3/4||31||12|
|INSIDE LEG||76||30||77||30 1/3||78||30 2/3||79||31|
* 'Inside Leg' is the measurement that indicates the pant's length.
** The 'Front Rise' is the measurement from your crotch to your belly button.
In the video, Taryn wears size 12/14 (Medium)
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