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These snacks all have one thing in common -- they're made of veggies. (But they're so yummy your kid might not notice.) Plus, get healthy eating tips, exercise ideas, and more ways to shape up with Parenting’s Fit Generation 2011!
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Inside this snack round-up: Spinach noodles and red pepper crisps. Who knew pasta and crackers were prime opportunities to sneak veggies into your tot?
Green peas are transformed into airy crisps with a touch of salt. (Calbee Snack Salad Snapea Crisps, $2.98)
For older tots, "crunch dried" corn kernels are gems best eaten by the handful, kinda like M&M's. (Sensible Foods Crunch Dried Sweet Corn, $1.89)
Carrots, onions, and red peppers add a kick to these crisps. (Edward & Sons Brown Rice Snaps in Vegetable, $3.99)
Use Your Noodle
Would your kid ask for seconds of spinach? Didn't think so. But he might just polish off these spaghetti noodles fortified with it. [Insert evil mommy laugh here.] (De Cecco No. 12 Spaghetti with Spinach, $4.49)
Don't tell: The colors in this screwy pasta come from spinach and tomato. (De Cecco No. 34 Fusilli d'Italia, $3.99)