When kids refuse to eat vegetables, moms have to go to great and creative lengths to hide the good stuff in foods they will eat. (Jessica Seinfeld wrote a whole cookbook about it!)

Since most children adore macaroni & cheese, this mom had a brilliant idea. Her five-minute mac & cheese recipe incorporates an entire zucchini!

When the cheese sauce is mixed in, the kids will never know the difference. Genius.

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You will need:

  • 1½ cups pasta, uncooked
  • 1 zucchini, peeled and grated
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • ½ cup cheese, shredded

Get the full recipe at Cooking for Busy Mums.

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