To balance the fruit consumption, kids can get their veggies consumption making great salsa and pairing it with store bought chips.
Salsa & Chips Make a Great Snack
Ingredients: *1 white onion *1/2 bunch cilantro *3 tomatoes *1 large jalapeÃ±o pepper *1 small can of chili peppers *The juice of 2 limes *1/2 tsp. salt *1/2 clove garlic (chopped) *1/2 tsp. sugar
1)Wash all the vegetables 2)Use the vegetable chopper to chop the onion, cilantro, and tomatoes. 3)Set these ingredients aside. 4)Finely chop the jalapeÃ±o and the chilies. 5)Add the jalapeÃ±o and the chilies to the tomato mixture. 6)Add the rest of the ingredients and stir well.
Clean your hands well with soap and water after cutting up the veggies to avoid getting the hot pepper into your eyes. The whole family will love the Salsa. Use immediately or refrigerate. There is nothing more yummy than home made salsa. You may never purchase the pre-made salsa again.
After the ingredients have had time to blend, the salsa is even more delicious. Milder salsa can be prepared by substituting sweet peppers for the jalapeÃ±o and chili peppers. Hotter salsa can be prepared by increasing the onions and peppers.
There is a complete serving of veggies in 1/2 cup of salsa.
The best carrot recipe is one that is healthy and kids will eat.
Carrots are full of vitamins A. Vitamin A promotes the growth of bones and teeth, supports the immune system, and promotes the health of internal cell tissues and the skin.
Discovering a way to fix carrots that kids will eat may be as easy as Mary Poppin's song " A little bit of sugar will make the carrots go down".
Try this recipe and watch your kids eat it up.
Ingredients: *1 pounds carrots *1/2 cup sugar *1/2 cup butter *1/2 teaspoon salt
Directions: 1) Put 1/4 cup of water in the bottom of the pan 2) Peel carrots and slice into rounds. 2) Put all ingredients into the pan 3) Cover carrots and cook very slowly 4) Shake the pan frequently 5) Do not open the top, let the steam cook the carrots 6) This cooking process takes about 20-30 minutes