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my toddler won't eat anything but PBJ and yogurt. i can't get him to eat anything else except for cake and cookies (which i seriously limit). he won't even pick up food to try it. i've tried all the tricks...... since he loves cake, i was wondering if there was sucha thing as broccoli cake or spinach cookies
, but without a bunch of refined flour and sugar? can anyone point me in the right direction?
 

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Well, I make oatmeal cookies (tha Quaker Oat recipe with 3 cups oats and 1 cup flour). I use half the sugar, olive oil instead of butter (I think I use 3/4 cup instead of 1), and whole grain flour of choice.

I do carrot cake with whole grain flour. I run walnuts thru the food processor because ds doesn't like chunks. I cut back the sugar and bake it in muffin tins. I've put spinach in, too.
 

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Modify as needed. Add steamed/pureed spinach, cut the sugar...let me know how it turns out! But this is a good base recipe for cookies we make all the time.

Everything Cookie Recipe

2 sticks butter, cream together with
1 c brown sugar & 1 c sucanat
3 eggs
1 tsp vanilla

Add:
1 c AP flour
1 c whole wheat flour
3 cups oats
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt

Then, I add about:
1 c carob chips
3/4 c pumpkin seeds
1/2 c sunflower seeds
1/2 c coconut

but, you can add whatever...peanut butter, walnuts, go crazy!

Bake at 325 degrees for 20 min.
 
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