We all know that vegetables are a key element of nutritional living, but sometimes they are the last thing we feel like eating. We’ve put together a list of 10 ways to eat vegetables that are actually delicious, which will hopefully ignite your tastebuds and make eating veggies the highlight of your day!
1. Chicken and Cabbage Potstickers: Sneak some veggies into your favorite appetizers, like these chicken and cabbage potstickers. They taste so great that even your picky eaters won’t know they have veggies hidden in the filling.
2. Skinny Omelette Wraps: These wraps are great for a health, grab-and-go meal option that are packed with protein, greens, and flavor! Start your day with veggies to set the tone for the rest of your meals.
3. Butternut Squash Mac N’ Cheese: This mac n’ cheese recipe hides butternut squash in its cheesy sauce, upping the nutritional value of a favorite side dish without compromising any flavor!
4. Chicken Club Lettuce Wraps: Take one of your favorite sandwiches and replace the bread with lettuce for a delicious meal with added vegetables. This recipe is sure to please the entire family.
5. Spinach and Chicken Quesadillas: Packed with protein and leafy greens, this quesadilla is an easy way to sneak vegetables into your diet, and it can easily be altered with different proteins to keep it interesting!
6. Pan-Seared Brussel Sprouts with Cranberries and Pecans: This tasty side dish goes great with so many entrees, and all of the ingredients are available year-round.
7. Spicy Miso Edamame: This spicy miso edamame makes a great appetizer or side dish that is absolutely loaded with flavor.
8. Garlic Shrimp Pasta: This dinner is quick and easy — a go-to for nights when you’re tempted to just order a pizza, but know your body deserves better fuel.
9. Creamy Cauliflower Garlic Rice: This creamy dish takes brown rice and spices it up a notch with a creamy cauliflower and garlic sauce. This idea adds vegetables to an ordinarily plain side dish, breathing new life into your plain, brown rice.
10. Paleo California Rolls: Believe it or not, these sushi rolls contain zero soy or rice, but they contain a lot of great vegetables and flavors. The step-by-step instructions make prep very easy.
What are your favorite ways to incorporate vegetables into your diet? We’d love to hear- share them in the comments below!