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I have a hard time getting my son to eat his vegetables. So (and I'm stealing this idea from Bearno's spaghetti sauce) I microplane some carrots into spaghetti sauce. He can't tell it's there (what kid doesn't love pasta?) and gets an extra serving of veggies!

We were eating at Bearno's and I noticed there were bits of carrot in the marinara. With the microplane they are smaller, but you can get more in there and because of the color of the sauce the kids can't tell.
- Submitted by DGRIFFEE 7/4/2011 in Healthy Eating | 5 Comments
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DGRIFFEE 7/8/2011 11:14:00 AM

    Actually lol I did! I used the veggie pasta and this sauce trick and he didn't catch on at all. >.> sneeky mommy...
BRIAHL 7/5/2011 8:30:00 PM

    Awesome! They have also come out with veggie pasta! I LOVE IT! :) It's so yummy and colorful...maybe you can trick him that way too?
MIMIDOT 7/5/2011 9:34:00 AM

    Good idea!
PUFFPASTRY 7/5/2011 1:20:00 AM

    OH, nevermind. I googled it. Man, I was picturing shredded carrots flying in on really teeny tiny airplanes....clearly that was wrong. :)
PUFFPASTRY 7/5/2011 1:18:00 AM

    What's a "microplane", or "microplaning"? I've never heard that term.

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