21 Recipes with Hidden Vegetables


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  • By Sarah Koszyk, MA, RDN on
  • June 16th, 2018

Getting your kids to eat their veggies can challenging. Even us adults may have a hard time eating the veggies we need. Having dishes that include the vegetables inside the recipe can be an easier way to get everyone involved in enjoying the colorful outcome without the fight at the table or the extra item to cook. Here are 21 Recipes with Hidden Vegetables that are dietitian-approved and full of flavor & taste.


Carrot & Kale Power Smoothie
our own recipe


Vegan Wild Blueberry Cauliflower Smoothie
by Amy Gorin Nutrition (photo by her, too)


Sun-Kissed Strawberry Beet Smoothie
by Liz’s Healthy Table (photo by her, too)


Gyros Breakfast Burritos
by Live Best (photo by her, too)


Zucchini Parmesan Waffles
by Kroll’s Korner (photo by her, too)


Zucchini Carrot Muffins
our own recipe


Veggie Blender Muffins
by Chronic Planet, Lauren Panoff, MPH, RD (photo by her, too)


Spiced Carrot Hummus
our own recipe


Golden Beet Hummus
by The Culinary Nutritionist, Chef Catherine Brown (photo by her, too)


Roasted Eggplant Hummus
by Katie Cavuto, RD (photo by her, too)


Cheesy Loaded Mashed Cauliflower
by Jennifer Hunt, RDN (photo by her, too)


Zucchini and Avocado Mac & Cheese
by Kroll’s Korner (photo by her, too)


5 Ingredient Turkey and Spinach Burgers
by Nutritionally (photo by her, too)


Classic Turkey Meatballs
by Triad to Wellness (photo by them, too)


Vegetarian Eggplant Meatballs
by Byte Sized Nutrition (photo by her, too)


Dad’s Delicious & Easy Meatloaf Recipe
our own recipe


Skinny Mini Meatloaves with Zucchini and Carrots
by Stephanie Lee Nutrition (photo by her, too)


Beef and Veggie Taco Pie
by Fearless Flying Kitchen (photo by her, too)


Mushroom Black Bean Veggie Burger
by The Foodie Dietitian (photo by her, too)

“Hidden Veggie” Chicken Parmigiana by Amanda Hibshman, RDN (photo by her, too)


Healthier Chicken Nuggets
by The Domestic Dietitian (photo by her, too)

For more tips on how to increase your veggie intake, check out these past posts:

7 simple ways to eat fruits and vegetables while traveling

5 ways to get your kids hooked on more fruits & veggies

Enjoy the colors of the rainbow with your fruits & veggies.

Sarah Koszyk, MA, RDN

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