Entice your youngsters to eat extra fruit and veggies with these vitamin suggestions and tips!
Cutting-Edge Ideas For Your Cookie Cutters!
Sometimes inspiration comes from new shapes, relatively than new recipes. Put your cookie cutter to good use with these concepts:
- Don’t accept a boring sandwich! Use cookie cutters to show complete grain bread and cheese into enjoyable shapes with recipes like this apple cheese pita pizzas.
- Similarly, make mini PB&J bites for a enjoyable after-school snack. Make an everyday peanut butter and jelly sandwich, then lower it into small rounds utilizing a small round cookie cutter. Watch how briskly they get devoured!
- Use cookie cutters to chop bigger fruit! Watermelons are excellent for this (see Super Crew kid Tom-Tom’s watermelon popsicles for extra concepts with watermelon). Other giant cookie-cutter pleasant fruit contains honeydew melon, cantaloupe, pineapple, apples, and pears.
- Who says pancakes should be spherical? Use your cookie cutter molds to make a enjoyable breakfast. Kids will like it!
- Tortilla pizza makes a straightforward and scrumptious pizza. Make it even higher by molding your tortilla into shapes earlier than baking! You can toast the leftover tortilla scraps for soup or salad toppings. See our Super Crew colorful pizzas.
- Cookie cutters make for a straightforward and technique to lower a frittata into eye-catching shapes. Save the top items combine with cooked potatoes and bell peppers for the adults to take pleasure in!
- Cut potatoes into shapes with cookie cutters earlier than you roast them. Mini heart-shaped potatoes are excellent for date evening. Don’t overlook about candy potatoes too! Give these mini-sweet potato cakes a attempt.
- Use the small, rounder cookie cutters to form your cucumbers, jicama, and squash for a inventive veggie tray.
Cauliflower is having a second within the solar. Capitalize on its reputation by making an attempt a few of these creative makes use of:
- After tossing in a flavorful mixture of olive oil, salt, pepper, turmeric, paprika, and garlic powder, roast cauliflower at 400ºF for 15-20 minutes.
- Bake some cauliflower tots– a wholesome various to conventional tater tots. See our recipe for cauliflower tots and candy potato truffles.
- Make cauliflower pizza dough. Remove cauliflower stems and leaves after which chop. Pulse the items within the meals processor till it resembles a grain (watch out to not purée it). Pre-cook the crust on the range high with olive oil or launch moisture by microwaving it for about four minutes on excessive (or till tender). Add in an egg and your favourite herbs then mildew into pizza crust on baking sheet. Once baked high with tomato sauce and cheese -it’s scrumptious!
- Enjoy cauliflower rice as a straightforward grain-free facet dish. Simply pulse cauliflower florets in a meals processor, as you probably did for the cauliflower crust till finely chopped. Sautee in olive oil with diced veggies and seasonings of your alternative.
- Experiment with completely different shade cauliflowers on the farmer’s market! When you see a purple cauliflower -ask your baby, “hey who colored that purple?”
Spiralize & Crinkle it up!
- Purchase a straightforward handheld veggie spiralizer and serve zucchini noodles and different softer squash as noodles with marinara, or as a garlic, herb and olive oil dish. Have your youngsters create taste with phytonutrient-rich herbs and spices to taste it the best way they prefer it.
- Buy pre-spiralized carrots, candy potato or butternut squash. Bake with olive oil and serve with salt-n-pepper or sauce.
- Make or purchase pre-crinkled veggies like carrots which give a enjoyable look and engaging and satisfying crunch and serve with a tasty Greek yogurt veggie dip.
Don’t settle for a similar previous boring meals. Try a minimum of certainly one of these inventive twists this week!