Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Some useful advice and a recipe from the Girl

This is the Girl's very own advice for sneaking some higher food value baby spinach into your kid's sandwich - hide the spinach between the lettuce. Of course, all three of my children adore spinach, but that's just because they're weird little mites.

Here's The Girl's Sub recipe that she wanted me to share:
- one whole wheat hamburger or hot dog bun
- one slice of pickle
- a few slices of cucumber
- baby spinach leaves
- a few circles of red onion
- some sub sauce or Italian dressing.

Her favorite!

23 comments:

chelle said...

hehe good to see you have the kids working :)

Jenifer said...

I have been using a lot of puree spinach in sauces these days. I agree with The Girl you can't have too much spinach!

PastorMac's Ann said...

Spinach - eating it raw is the only way we like it around here.

Christine said...

tell her that sounds like a PERFECT sub!
Running on empty

Veronica Mitchell said...

Mmmmmm. Crunchy.

Becky said...

That sounds delicious. I eat the same thing on a whole wheat wrap with hummus and feta cheese and it is TO DIE FOR!!! Follow up with a cookie or cupcake and you have a well rounded vegetarian lunch. Mmmmmm.

I mix spinach leaves in with the lettuce in our salads and no one ever knows. I just smile inside because they are eating healthy and they don't know it.

Heidi @ GGIP said...

Sounds like a good sandwich. Slap a nifty name on it, and submit it to your favorite restaurant!

Cristan said...

I'm strong to the finich
Cause I eats me spinach.
I'm Popeye the Sailor Man!

Go Girl!!

Anonymous said...

Yum-oh!

Susanne said...

Yummy! I'd eat these anytime!

We must be related. All three of my kids love spinach too.

Kyla said...

Oh YUM! (minus the onions, they are my kryptonite)

Aliki2006 said...

Oooh--I DO wish my kids ate like yours. Or, at least, I wish ONE of my children (you know who) ate like yours--that fresh sub sounds so yummy and healthy.

Jenifer said...

Back again. Please tell The Girl that I am interested in any other great ideas she has...we have to stick together to get the little ones to eat healthy!

Lisa said...

That sounds so yummy! Thanks for sharing!!

nomotherearth said...

I can't understand why people don't like spinach.

Cyndi said...

She has very mature tastebuds. That sounds like a really tasty sandwich.

Karen said...

pickles on a sub- just as it should be!

liz said...

Excellent choices for sub toppings! My kids eat their subs this way, too (sometimes adding black olives).

haf said...

Hey Girl, I really like your recipe for a sub. Do you have any more healthy stuff we can try? Thanks for sharing.

Pieces said...

Mmmm, that sounds good. Girlkiddo like spinach too. She likes to put it in a pita with hummus.

Rose said...

Sounds delicious, shall have to try it this Lent!

Kelley said...

Sounds like a really good recipe although I will be leaving off the pickle.....I just don't care for them.

Rach the Bach said...

My son is AWFUL when it comes to eating veggies! His food allergies don't make it any easier, since I can't smother things in a cheese sauce. How did you cultivate an appreciation of veggies in your kids? The only things J will sometimes eat are peas, cooked carrots, lettuce, green beans, broccoli, and corn. That's sometimes. Not willingly, but only after some threats! Any suggestions??