12 Fun Ways to Eat Your Veggies

There's nothing wrong with being sneaky - at least when it comes to tucking veggies into your favorite foods. See genius ways to transform cake, mac 'n' cheese and more.

Eggplant Meatballs

"I could hardly differentiate these from meatballs made with ground meat. Mine came out crunchy on the outside and soft in the inside."


Spinach Macaroni & Cheese

"This is a nice, easy recipe! I made it as a main dish, but you could make it as a side dish, too."


Cauliflower Crust Pizza

"What an excellent pizza crust! It actually tastes great too, no 'veggie' taste."


Chicken Salad

"I came up with this in order to use a cooked chicken breast I had in the fridge. I wanted an easy lunch, but something healthy and tasty too."


Chicken Meatloaf with Hidden Veggies

"This meatloaf tastes amazing and it's a great way to incorporate more colorful veggies into your diet — or hide them from picky little ones!"


Cauliflower & Cheddar Gratin

"This is excellent! Everyone loved it. This is a great change of pace from macaroni and cheese — and healthier."


Sneaky Veggie Franks & Beans

"This is a kid favorite. The sweet potato and the carrots in the puree add nutrients and fiber, as well as a hint of sweetness."


Kid-Pleaser Vegetarian Manicotti

"I made this manicotti in an attempt to get my kids to eat a good serving of spinach, and it worked! It's also fairly low in fat."


Zucchini Cobbler

"This is amazingly good. I can't tell the difference between this and apple cobbler! It's outstanding."


Red Beet Chocolate Cake

"This is amazing! If I hadn't put them in there myself, I wouldn't have known there were beets in this moist, chocolatey cake."


Homemade Pasta Sauce

"I've been making this sauce for years. The recipe is easily doubled. Feel free to add sautéed mushrooms, celery or grated carrot if you wish!"


Bonus: Homemade Carrot Ketchup

"Nobody could believe that this ketchup was homemade! I like it thick, but if you want thin ketchup, dilute it a bit after cooking."