What's a parent to do?

Make it Fun
Mountains of carrots ~ Cook carrots (or potatoes) with small amount of water in microwave for 5 to 10 minutes, depending on how small you cut them. Puree, season with salt and pepper, dollop onto plate, or use a pastry bag or pipe to form "mountains. mountains of carrots

Mountains and trees ~ Make mashed potatoes and stick broccoli florets into them to make "mountains and trees."

Cone head
Cool it ~ For tropical coolers, puree one pound of fruit -- such as carambola -- with a little sugar and club soda. Serve over ice, or freeze and serve in an ice cream cone.

Cone head ~ Serve fruit with cottage cheese or yogurt in an ice cream cone.

Peanut butter "flowers" ~ Start with a tablespoon of peanut butter in center of plate; slice carrots or celery thinly on diagonal and place slices in circular pattern to create peanut butter "flowers."

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