Healthy Eating for Kids: Recipes and Nutrition Advice

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Kid-Friendly Hoppin' John's Cousin
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Hoppin' John's Cousin

Traditionally, Hoppin' John is served in the South at New Year's because the black-eyed peas represent coins—they're meant to herald prosperity in the coming year. Tell the kids that eating this dish will make them richer, and they’re sure to bite. Our version, with all its veggies, is a fresher, healthier update. This side dish can be made a day ahead and is, in fact, better after the flavors have had a chance to meld.

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