3 Roasted Veggies Your Kids Will Eat

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Personally, I love roasted veggies.  They’re all about the right seasoning and the right oven temp. When you get it right, you have veggies your kids will gobble up.



  • Olive oil
  • Salt
  • Asparagus
  • Lemon
  • Parmesan cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 400°.
  2. Cut tough ends of asparagus and lay in single layer on a baking sheet.
  3. Drizzle a little olive oil and top with a little salt. Toss them around so they’re evenly coated.
  4. Put asparagus in the oven for 8-10 minutes until they start to blacken.
  5. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese and cook for another two minutes.
  6. Drizzle a little lemon juice to balance all the flavors.

Roasted Carrots


  • Olive oil
  • Salt
  • Carrots
  • Honey
  • Cumin
  • Cinnamon


  1. Preheat oven to 400°
  2. Cut carrots on the diagonal. It helps to caramelize them and gives you more surface area for the sweetness
  3. Drizzle oil and salt.
  4. Add cumin and cinnamon and a drizzle of honey.
  5. Give them a good toss, so they caramelize evenly.
  6. Spread on a baking sheet and place in oven for 20 minutes.

Roasted Broccoli


  • Olive oil
  • Salt
  • Broccoli
  • Garlic
  • Pine nuts


  1. Preheat oven to 400°
  2. Pour broccoli into casserole dish and sprinkle with olive oil.
  3. Add chopped garlic and pine nuts and add a little salt.
  4. Give it a good toss and then place in oven for 15 minutes.

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Meg is a Co-Founder of What's Up Moms and the mom to three kids (11, 9 and 6). She wishes her kids asked for caramelized brussel sprouts and wild salmon salad every night. But most of the time, you'll find her whipping up a kid-friendly pasta or a sweet treat with a healthy twist. Her motto is: everything in moderation... except coffee. Find her on Instagram @madewithmeg. {{Privy:Embed campaign=591322}}