06/08/2010 06:30 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

10 Ways To Get Your Kids To Eat More Vegetables

I've met a few kids in my time who have never had more vegetables than a carrot stick and, if they had to guess what an artichoke is, would say it's a karate move. But not my kids, of course. They eat their vegetables all the time. At least sometimes. I mean, they all go through phases of pickiness, but when it's all said and done, they eat almost every vegetable there is. What's my secret? Well, I have 10 of them...

How to Get Your Kids to Eat More Vegetables

Correction: A previous version of this article referenced eating raw, shelled lima beans. Unfortunately, raw lima beans (and raw butter beans contain, linamarin, a cyanogenic glucoside, which can make someone very ill. Under no circumstances does HuffPost Food endorse the consumption of raw lima beans in any amount.

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