You’re going to love these 7 deliciously fun recipes dedicated to sneaking a few extra veggies into your breakfast, lunch, dinner and party menus!
Eat your vegetables. We’ve all heard it. And we all know how good those vegetables are for us. But sometimes we get in a veggie rut. Eating the same ones, in the same ways.
But eating your vegetables doesn’t have to be boring. In fact, eating your vegetables can be the best part of any meal… or party! That’s right!
From dips to appetizers, snacks, side dishes, even comfort meals, this week’s Saturday Seven showcases wonderful ways to incorporate more veggies into your menu, ways that even the pickiest eaters will love!
7 Recipes to Sneak in Your Veggies
Sneak in rich greens by giving your cheese dip a little southern flair! Spicy ground sausage, diced tomatoes and green chiles and tender collard greens does takes the standard crock pot cheese dip and gives it a hearty new southern flavor.
These unbelievably fluffy and tender muffins will make you forget they are absolutely loaded with good stuff- like shredded carrots and zucchini! Lightly sweetened with brown sugar & cinnamon, made super moist with sour cream and sprinkled with the nutty crunch of walnuts, these Delicious Carrot Zucchini Muffins are the perfect go-to for breakfast or afternoon snack!
There is just something about a good pan of Cornbread & Squash Dressing. It's like cornbread dressing with a punch of extra savory flavor. While the mild flavor of yellow squash won’t overwhelm you, the moistness it brings to the cornbread will certainly cause you to sit up and take notice. Then there’s a whole host of supporting vegetables, like green bell pepper, onion and celery that add layers of rich flavor.
Getting in a few heavy duty veggies like broccoli and brussel sprouts is easy with this deliciously crunchy Broccoli Slaw recipe. Loaded with apples, shaved brussel sprouts, bacon and walnuts and topped with a simple Dijon vinaigrette, this versatile side dish is has what it takes to satisfy at family gatherings, tailgates and potlucks, but also makes for the perfect simple lunch.
Everyone loves to dip and enjoy crispy, seasoned fries. But those fries don’t have always have to be of the potato variety! Carrots make fabulous fries. Tossed in a little olive oil, Parmesan cheese and just the right seasoning, carrots bake up to be slightly sweet, crisp delights!
Sneak in veggies like spinach, artichoke and roasted red bell pepper with this deliciously cheesy comfort casserole. It's classic chicken and rice meets creamy, cheesy spinach artichoke dip in this Spinach Artichoke Chicken Casserole recipe with rice. It's dreamy indulgent and perfect for every occasion!
Asparagus is for more than holidays and fancy dinners. Wrapped in light & crispy puffed pastry sprinkled with bacon, garlic and parmesan cheese and baked up golden brown, it makes a mouthwatering appetizer or side dish. Dip these twists or just nibble them the way they are. Eating your green veggies never tasted so good!
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