Rainbow Dinner – Challenge #6

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Purple, yellow and green. The 6th week of Rainbow Dinner and new foods are still being introduced.

What is Rainbow Dinner? Every Monday I cook a meal that has three colors from the rainbow that my daughter chooses for me. The goal? Introduce new foods to my five-year old in the hope that she will start enjoying some new foods.

I knew I had to fly out early Tuesday morning for a business trip so this needed to be an easier dinner. Yellow and green were easy but I didn’t want to repeat a rainbow food. I decided on yellow squash and green zucchini and used a gadget in my kitchen to make them into “pasta”. Now to purple. I googled, I searched Pinterest, I asked the employees at Central Market. Japanese eggplant. Purple on the outside, leave the skin on and we should be good.

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But what can I do with all the veggies? Buy dough and make pizza!!!!

I quickly sautéed the veggies in olive oil and garlic, stretched the dough(wasn’t so good at this) and decorated the pizza with my sauce cheese and rainbow veggies.

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She loved the pizza (which I knew she would) but she ate it with the green and yellow “spaghetti” veggies. She tried the eggplant but was not a fan. My husband said everything was great but the crust. I guess I’ll keep my day job selling software rather than making pizzas!!!

 

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