They say life is a combination of magic and pasta. That could not have been more true, especially for children. Majority of the little ones will jump with joy, when you mention there is pasta for dinner. If you have a fussy eater at home, who is particularly averse to vegetables and fruits, pasta is the magic wand, which will have him asking for more. Just combine any type of pasta -- spaghetti, penne, bow-tie, alphabet-shaped or macaroni -- with a tasty and hearty sauce and nutritious veggies, and you have a winner.
Check out our ClipBook for a compilation of some of the best and practical pasta recipes, and your child will be licking his plate.
Love pastas with a dash of sweetness? If yes, then this one is a must try. This mild and warm dish with a mix of veggies and sauces topped up with lots of cream will surely have your little one asking for more.
Salads are simple to prepare, delicious and as diverse as you want them to be. Add a touch of pasta to those veggies for this kid-friendly pasta salad.
Sometime, an Indian twist makes all the difference. If your child is open to a little spice and tang, then treat them with this masala-style spaghetti pasta. They will love the eclectic taste.
if it just gets too boring to serve children with the regular tomato and noodle soup, spice it up with this hearty soup that is rich in vitamins. This will make a lovely dinnertime meal.
Fruits make a unique combination with pasta and children will like it if you use fruits for their choice. Try this fruity pasta salad that is not just packed with nutrients but also has lots of flavour.
Kids generally hate broccoli, but parents force them to have it because of its healthy and nutritious. But pasta and broccoli are a different thing altogether and most children will love it. If your little one creates a fuss while having broccoli...