A common problem for many families during the holidays is getting children to eat. Luckily Sneaky Chef Missy Chase Lapine knows exactly how to trick kids not only into eating good, but some good eating! Here are two tasty recipes you should try this Thanksgiving that the kids will enjoy just as much as the adults.
1) SNEAKY CHEF ROASTED SQUASH SOUP FOR THE HOLIDAYS
This fat-free creamy soup is a great first course to start holiday dinner. It can be as homey or elegant as you wish. A handheld stick blender to puree all the ingredients completes making this really simple to create.
Prep time: 10 Minutes
Cook time: 1 Hour Makes 6-8 Servings.
1 large butternut squash
1 red onion, quartered
4 cups vegetable broth
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1 apple, peeled and quartered
1 cup Orange Puree
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup evaporated skim milk, optional
Optional garnish: one-quarter cup toasted, shelled pumpkin seeds
2) SNEAKY CHEF GARLIC MASHED POTATOES
There are so many heavy foods at Thanksgiving; these mashed potatoes make for a wonderfully lighter version of the traditional.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 35 minutes Makes 4 servings.
2 pounds Yukon gold or russet potatoes (about 4 medium-sized potatoes), peeled and quartered
2 to 3 heads garlic
½ cup White Puree
½ cup low-fat plain yogurt (*Greek style yogurt works best with this recipe)
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
½ teaspoon salt
Freshly ground pepper, to taste
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