Earth Day Milk Shake
Contributed by: Missy Chase Lapine of The Sneaky Chef
If you think your kids will never eat anything healthy -- think again!
Learn how to make the meals your children already love -- but with secret sneaky ingredients that pack a healthy punch. Your kids will never suspect that there's blueberries pureed into their brownies, cauliflower in their mac 'n' cheese, or sweet potatoes in their lasagna -- but they'll love every bite! Here are simple, practical recipes and techniques that will help every busy parent create healthy meals for the whole family.
"Sneaky" recipes include:
- Masterful Mac 'n' Cheese
- Power Pizza
- Incognito Burritos
- Hi-Fi Fish Sticks
- Guerilla Grilled Cheese
- Brainy Brownies
- 5-minute quick fixes for Jello® and other kid-popular mixes
And much more!
- 2 cups vanilla low-fat ice cream or frozen yogurt
- 4 to 6 tablespoons Green Juice (See Make-Ahead Recipe below)
- 1/4 cup milk
- 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
Blend all ingredients together in a blender until smooth. Serve in tall glasses with a quick squirt of whipped cream and a straw.
Copyright © 2007 Missy Chase Lapine
Missy Chase Lapine is the author of The Sneaky Chef: Simple Strategies for Hiding Healthy Foods in Kids' Favorite Meals (Running Press, March 2007). She is the former publisher of Eating Well magazine and the founder of a natural baby product line Baby Spa®. Missy is currently on the Culinary Arts faculty of The New School, in New York City, and operates The Sneaky Chef workshops, which is a program of cooking classes and demonstrations that teach families how to eat healthier. She is a contributor to Parenting Magazine, ediets.com, and education.com, and available to individuals, groups and businesses for private cooking instruction, workshops and personal coaching in The Sneaky Chef methods and recipes. Missy lives with her family in Westchester, New York. For more information visit www.TheSneakyChef.com.
Serving Size: Makes 2 Servings