Kid-Friendly, Post-Halloween Recipes

It’s the day after Halloween, and your kids have likely filled their trick-or-treat bags to the brim with all kinds of sweet stuff. This is one of the best time of the year to be a kid. . . BUT we still need to keep an eye on what they consume while letting them have a few treats during the prime holiday eats season.

Root Vegetable MedleyNo doubt they’ve got the “desserts” portion of their daily diets covered now, so we need to make sure we are preparing more tasty veggies for them so they get all of the nutrients they need.

My recipes for Medley of Root Vegetables is a fantastic dish to make for and with your kids. It’s flavored with juices from a roasting pan, so it helps to “conceal” the “veggie taste” a little.

Butternut Squash RissotoMy recipe for Butternut Squash Risotto (vitamins A and C in the squash) Spicy Tomato Tortelloni Soup, (lycopene) and Italian Style Deviled Eggs (good for protein and vitamin B) are also choice menu items for the fall and for making sure your kids are eating healthy. These are also ideal recipes to include in your Thanksgiving menu pre-planning!