pizza flag {recipe} #veggieworld #spon

This post is sponsored by Country Crock.
I was selected for this opportunity as a member of
Clever Girls Collective,
and the content and opinions expressed here are all my own.

pizza flag

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So, your kiddos LOVE vegetables, right? Winking smile
Well, OK, maybe not so much if they are like mine!

Did you know?

  • Veggies taste good with Country Crock, there’s no need to hide them. Yay!
  • Kids love veggies with Country Crock. (Everything is better with a little Country Crock on it!)
  • 8 out of 10 kids think veggies with Country Crock are delicious.

So I thought it was worth a try.
Bring on the veggies & the Country Crock. Smile

pizza with country crock

I found this recipe in the The Clare Crespo Cookbook
which is full of fun, step-by-step recipes that your family will love. 
{You can download it for free HERE.}
You’ll find lots of fun recipes made with veggies & Country Crock.
Like bear claws (potatoes), Mt. Veggie Volcanoes (sweet potatoes),
Pasta Full of Posies (bell peppers) & Beautiful Butterflies (baby carrots).
I decided to try out the Pizza Flag.  My kiddos LOVE pizza! Smile

pizza recipe

For our pizza I used a pizza crust mix, pizza sauce, string cheese sticks,
some grated mozzarella cheese & sliced tomatoes. 
For my flag area I cooked some spinach leaves
in Country Crock until the leaves wilted (about 2 minutes),
& then I put them on my pizza in the top corner.
Then for my “stars” I just cut a piece of string cheese into tiny circles.
You can find the whole step by step recipe in the Clare Crespo cookbook.
FYI: The recipe didn’t call for it but I did
add a row of pepperonis underneath the tomatoes.
{Hey…around here you’ve got to have some pepperonis on your pizza! Winking smile}

pizza with veggies

We served our yummy pizza with a fresh salad & baby carrots with ranch!
I love serving a healthy & delicious meal to my family. Smile

Here’s a little more information about what makes Country Crock such a great choice
to help make those veggies just a little bit more yummy:

  • 70% less saturated fat and 30% fewer calories than butter
  • 0g trans fat
  • RD approved
  • Recommended in 2010 Dietary Guidelines

To keep in touch with Country Crock you
can find them on facebook {HERE} and on twitter {HERE}.
You can also check out The Crock Country Chronicle
for some more fun ideas & recipes with vegetables & Country Crock.

So how do you get your kiddos to eat their veggies??

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Are you looking for quick and simple tips and recipes to make serving veggies more fun? Download the free Clare Crespo Cookbook here for fun and whimsical recipes your family is sure to love!

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