Fun Ways to Eat Your Veggies

There's nothing wrong with being sneaky - at least when it comes to tucking veggies into your favorite foods. See genius ways to transform cake, mac 'n' cheese and more.

Part of: Healthy Your Way: Healthy Tips

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Eggplant Meatballs

"I could hardly differentiate these from meatballs made with ground meat. Mine came out crunchy on the outside and soft in the inside."

-Pneuma

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Chicken Salad

"I came up with this in order to use a cooked chicken breast I had in the fridge. I wanted an easy lunch, but something healthy and tasty too."

-Sarah_Jayne

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Chicken Meatloaf with Hidden Veggies

"This meatloaf tastes amazing and it's a great way to incorporate more colorful veggies into your diet — or hide them from picky little ones!"

-lolablitz

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Cauliflower & Cheddar Gratin

"This is excellent! Everyone loved it. This is a great change of pace from macaroni and cheese — and healthier."

-The_Mick

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Zucchini Cobbler

"This is amazingly good. I can't tell the difference between this and apple cobbler! It's outstanding."

-jbb

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Spinach Macaroni & Cheese

"This is a nice, easy recipe! I made it as a main dish, but you could make it as a side dish, too."

-SarasotaCook

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Kid-Pleaser Vegetarian Manicotti

"I made this manicotti in an attempt to get my kids to eat a good serving of spinach, and it worked! It's also fairly low in fat."

-pixieglenn

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Red Beet Chocolate Cake

"This is amazing! If I hadn't put them in there myself, I wouldn't have known there were beets in this moist, chocolatey cake."

-WizzyTheStick

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Homemade Pasta Sauce

"I've been making this sauce for years. The recipe is easily doubled. Feel free to add sautéed mushrooms, celery or grated carrot if you wish!"

-JustJanS

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Sneaky Veggie Franks & Beans

"This is a kid favorite. The sweet potato and the carrots in the puree add nutrients and fiber, as well as a hint of sweetness."

-Sharon123

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Bonus: Homemade Carrot Ketchup

"Nobody could believe that this ketchup was homemade! I like it thick, but if you want thin ketchup, dilute it a bit after cooking."

-Lalaloula

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