Incognito fruit and veg recipes for fussy eaters

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Genius banana skin cake with avo frosting recipe

Does your kid or significant other pull a face at a meal you’ve slaved away at because of “X” ingredient? We feel your pain. Use those bananas – and some other incognito fruit and veg – in these sweet and savoury recipes to make everyone happy.

Feeding your family well need not be a power struggle at the dinner table. Here is an arsenal of fruit-and-veg goodness to satisfy even the fussiest eater.

Something savoury

Beef and cauli mash shepherd’s pie

Cauli mash. Nobody will suspect a thing…

Try the beef and cauli mash shepherd’s pie recipe here.

Baby marrow lasagne

Hmmmm, cheesy, melty deliciousness. If you’re looking for something a little different try this version, which uses baby marrows instead of pasta. You’ll never look back!

Baby marrow lasagne recipe
Try the baby marrow lasagne recipe here.

Rotolo with burnt sage and lemon

If the lasagne was a hit, try another pasta dish that has hidden leeks and not-so-hidden (but cheesy and delicious) spinach.

Try the rotolo with burnt sage and lemon recipe here.

Baby marrow fries with garlic mayo

Do you know anyone who can resist a chip-and-dip?


Try the baby marrow fries with garlic mayo recipe here.

Tenderstem broccoli-and-blue cheese soup

We know. Green is suspicious. But if you chop that broccoli nice and fine and perhaps suggest that this is what the Incredible Hulk eats… then who knows? It’s worth a try (because it’s yum!).

Tenderstem broccoli-and-blue cheese soup recipe

Try the Tenderstem broccoli-and-blue cheese soup recipe here.

Something sweet

Pumpkin fritters

This is a great recipe to get the kids involved with some mushing, mashing and cinnamon-sprinkling. Serve these pampoenkoekies warm with ice cream as a special treat.

Pumpkin fritters recipe

Try the pumpkin fritters recipe here.

Genius banana skin cake with avo frosting

This, in our opinion, is the Trojan horse of hidden nutrition. A cake that incorporates bananas, beetroot peels and carrot peels with an avacado frosting.

Genius banana skin cake with avo frosting recipe
Try the genius banana skin cake with avo frosting recipe here.

Date balls

Fruit that tastes like toffee. Enough said.

date balls recipe

Make these DIY date balls here.

Easy fruity frozen yoghurt

If it looks like ice cream and it tastes like ice cream… Let’s just call it ice cream! This yummy concoction uses bananas and berries and no added sugar.


Try the easy fruity frozen yoghurt recipe here.
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Melissa Wentzel Article by: Melissa Wentzel

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    Ailsa Uys
    March 15, 2018

    These recipes have your fabulous Sam Woolidge written into their lines! Just saying, a lady after my own heart!