These healthy and delicious recipes couldn't come at a better time: Two new studies, published in New England Journal of Medicine, warn that obesity in children today is likely the result of a significant increase in coronary heart disease among adults in the near future. Fortunately, a report in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association noted that when kids improve their eating habits (including lowering their intake of saturated fats and increasing their consumption of fruits, berries, vegetables and whole grains), they can lower the risk of hear disease later in life.
Brainy brownies - hidden with spinach and blueberries
Masterful mac-n-cheese - hidden with spinach and cauliflower puree
Magic meatballs - tricked-out with eight hidden vegies
Mystery Mashed Potatoes - smashed with protein-rich white beans
Chocolate Banana Ice Cream - made extra-rich with avacado
About the Author: Missy Chasse Lapine is the former publisher of Eating Well magazine and the founder of a natural baby product line Baby Spa. She is currently on the Culinary Arts faculty of The New School, in
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