A Healthy, Easy, Vegetarian Crock Pot Recipe That My Toddler Loves (LINKY)

by Charise Rohm Nulsen

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Toddlers can have very short attention spans, especially when it comes to eating. That’s why I love creating meals that offer 19 month old Baby lots of whole foods that span the food groups within a single bite. Here’s a healthy, super easy, crock pot recipe that Baby loves:

Ingredients
Equal parts of:
Black Beans
Kidney Beans
Brown Rice
Green Lentils
Corn
Peas
Carrots
Green Beans
Bragg Certified Organic Sprinkle Seasoning

Instructions
It doesn’t get easier than this! Put all of the ingredients in the crock pot and season with Bragg to taste.

Tip
To avoid BPA, use fresh or frozen ingredients, or use products in BPA free cans like the ones from Eden Organic.

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1 Pondering Jane January 19, 2012 at 8:47 am

Looks yummy! This will be on next weeks menu. I’ve just started using dry beans (instead of canned)…do you know if I should soak them before putting them in the crockpot? I’m sure that it is a question I should know the answer to, but I don’t!

Thanks for sharing!

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2 Terri January 19, 2012 at 11:21 am

Yummy! We cook beans on a daily basis and I really should get a crock pot to make some simple meals but I don’t even know if they are available in Dominica! I must check

We use dried beans almost all the time with the exception of chick peas as they take too long to cook. I would probably soak them overnight before adding them to a pot as they still take quite a while to cook after this has been done. And red kidney beans must always be soaked and boiled separately before cooking with other foods as they are toxic without this process.

Thanks for the Linky Mama!
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3 katrina79 January 19, 2012 at 12:17 pm

Wow! I think this is great! Hope my daughter will love this too… I am desperate to make her eat veggies.
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4 Amy G January 19, 2012 at 1:35 pm

Great idea that sounds delicious! I really need to use my crock pot more often!
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5 JDaniel4s Mom January 19, 2012 at 2:45 pm

This really sounds wonderful. I will have to look for the seasoning you mentioned!
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6 Brenna @ Almost All The Truth January 19, 2012 at 8:04 pm

Definitely sounds great. I wish we had a crockpot. I think it would be so useful!
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7 All Natural Katie January 19, 2012 at 9:17 pm

Great linky, as always!
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8 Samantha Verne January 21, 2012 at 4:02 pm

You’re really a pro cook! I would try this at home to give my children the healthy food like what you did. Do you have other variations of this dish?

Thanks for the recipe!
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9 Good Girl Gone January 22, 2012 at 1:45 am

That recipe looks so yummy! Thanks for hosting, Charise! :)
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10 angie lilly February 1, 2012 at 10:08 am

mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm this sounds so good and I am always looking for a new vegetarian easy crockpot recipe!! Thank you!
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11 Charise @ I Thought I Knew Mama February 2, 2012 at 1:30 pm

I hope you like it!

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12 angie lilly February 2, 2012 at 1:31 pm

I don’t see how I couldn’t! LOL
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13 Rebecca @ Natural Mothers Network February 2, 2012 at 7:47 am

Do let me know when you put a linky up and I’ll pop by, it was closed by the time I arrived:-(
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14 Charise @ I Thought I Knew Mama February 2, 2012 at 1:25 pm

Thanks, Rebecca!

The new Green & Natural Mama Linky is up today!

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15 Dexter @ Kidney Therapy February 5, 2012 at 1:46 am

We need to try this with my kids..
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16 Rosie@st regis bal harbour February 16, 2012 at 8:13 pm

Yummy, i’m sure my niece and nephew will like it. Thank you for sharing, keep it up.

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17 Edu@Continuum South Beach February 23, 2012 at 2:58 pm

We’ll also try this at home, thanks for sharing this recipe.

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18 Villa@W South Beach March 2, 2012 at 3:57 pm

A crock pot recipe for kids, very nice. Thanks for the share.

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19 Edward@Miami Homes March 9, 2012 at 3:33 pm

It’s a great recipe, my kids love it. Thanks

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20 Mia@Aventura Real Estate April 20, 2012 at 4:30 pm

That recipe really looks good. I’m also going to try this for my child. Thanks

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21 Blogspot December 23, 2012 at 8:42 pm

This will be perfect for my vegetarian friends. Thanks.

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