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Eat your veggies, kid

darklyglimmer | Dec 10, 201005:45 AM

One of my favorite recipes to feed my 18-month-old is this one, no chocolate involved (yes, I know, AR doesn't get much love around here, just bear with me):

I switch up the mozzarella, usually using a combination of whatever cheese ends I have in the fridge. They're spinachy, cheesy, and texture-wise somewhere between a dry quiche and a moist cake. I love them because:

1) They incorporate my daughter's favorite flavors, i.e. cheese, butter, and fat, but they still taste like *spinach,* thus both familiarizing her with the flavors and reinforcing the idea that veggies are not to be hidden or hidden from;
2) They're GOOD -- I've thus far given the recipe to my parents, her babysitter, and every day-care teacher who has ever come in contact with them, and I would happily serve these, cut up into appetizer-sized bites, at a cocktail party;
3) They freeze awesomely. Cut them up, wrap them individually in foil, throw them in a Ziploc and you have days and days worth of lunches and snacks.

Anybody out there have any other recipes that fit this criteria? If I had a hundred more along these lines, I would be a happy, happy Darkly with a happy, happy Darklette. Many thanks in advance!

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