Food Hacks

15 Hacks To Help You Eat More Servings Of Vegetables

October 10th, 2018

Sometimes eating enough vegetables can feel like a chore. Especially if you have kids. But there are ways to make eating veggies more appealing.

You have just to know the right recipes and hacks.

Not only are these recipes and hacks delicious but they hide lots of veggies inside of them. So, they’ll help you pack in all the veggies you need.

Here 15 Hacks To Help You Eat More Servings Of Vegetables:

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Suzie Weber Source: Suzie Weber

1) Cauliflower Crust Pizza

No one really likes to eat cauliflower on its own. But everyone likes pizza. You can make pizza with a cauliflower crust by following this recipe.

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ifoodreal Source: ifoodreal

2) Veggie Pasta

Tired of eating zucchini the old way? Turn it into pasta. All you need is a Veggetti. It’s an inexpensive contraption that turns your veggies into pasta spirals. You can buy a Vegetti here and find lots of Vegetti recipes here.

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Pinterest Source: Pinterest

3) Pre-Cut and Peeled Veggies

Sometimes the barrier to eating vegetables is the fact that we have to cut and peel them before we can cook and eat them. To get over the obstacle, buy pre-cut and peeled vegetables from the grocery store. It will save your 10 to 15 minutes when you cook.

4) Slaw

Slaw makes for a really tasty side that allows you to pack in veggies like cabbage, carrots, and more. You can even buy pre-packaged slaw so you don’t have to do any slicing or shredding. You can find a variety of slaw recipes here.

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bon appétit Source: bon appétit

5) Rice Your Veggies

Make your veggies easier to eat by preparing them in rice form. Make yourself a side dish of cauliflower or sweet potato rice. You can find out how to make just about any veggie riced here.

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Food Network Source: Food Network

6) Prewashed Greens

Salads are a great way to consume vegetables. But who wants to wash and chop up your lettuce? Buy prewashed greens and bagged salads. Some even come with dressed and fixings so you can grab a bag and bring it with you to work for lunch.

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Dole Source: Dole

7) Frozen And Canned Veggies

Don’t thumb your nose at frozen or canned vegetables. They are easy to prepare and easy to incorporate into recipes that are super delicious. You’ll find a bunch of recipes to make frozen vegetables taste great here and recipes for canned veggies here.

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Taste of Home Source: Taste of Home

8) Eat Them With Fried Rice

Fried rice is a tasty dish. It can also help you to eat more veggies. You can make your fried rice healthier by adding veggies to it.

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Brown Thumb Mama Source: Brown Thumb Mama

9) Put Them In Smoothies

You can drink your veggies instead of just eating them. Turn your veggies into juices or smoothies. You’ll find recipes here.

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Lauren Rothman Source: Lauren Rothman

10) Make Frozen Treats

Turn your vegetables into a nice frozen treat. Just freeze your smoothie mix. You’ll find a frozen green smoothie pop recipe here.

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Kitchen Confidante Source: Kitchen Confidante

11) Hide Them In Spaghetti Sauce

You can get more veggies into your diet by hiding them inside your spaghetti sauce. You can sneak in carrots, peppers, mushrooms, zucchini, and spinach. You can find a recipe here.

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Betty Crocker Source: Betty Crocker

12) Trade In Lettuce For Kale and Spinach

Kale and spinach have more nutrients than lettuce. You can slowly switch out your lettuce by adding more kale and less spinach to your salads. Or lose the lettuce entirely and eat a baby spinach salad.

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Vegan Day Dream Source: Vegan Day Dream

13) Sub Starch For Veggies

Cutting out carbs is all the rage. Instead, make a second serving of veggies. Your waistline will thank you.

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Food Wishes Source: Food Wishes

14) Make Them Fried or Finger Foods

Finger foods are easier to eat. And fried foods are tastier to eat. Turn your veggies into zucchini or green bean fries or broccoli fritters.

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Brown Thumb Mama Source: Brown Thumb Mama

15) Eat Veggies in Soups

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Eating Well Source: Eating Well

Soups are delicious and great when the cooler weather comes. You can pack a lot of veggie servings into soups. Make a big batch and freeze the rest for later. You can find healthy vegetable soup recipes here.

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Source: Eating Well