All posts tagged: edamame

A tough sell

The fresh pea and edamame soup in the latest issue of Today’s Parent magazine has all the delicious goodness you want to get into your kids. But can you? Could I? I tried tonight. Apart from the mint and the feta, I had everything in the house. (Frozen peas and edamame are totally okay.) Boil, strain, and whizz everything together. Easy-peasy. (Pardon the pun.) Um, it’s awfully green. This would be an uphill battle. I intended to ease my kids into the idea, but before I got the chance to say anything my six-year-old daughter saw the magazine open to the recipe and exclaimed, “Ewww, mom! Did you make that?” She actually recoiled. We don’t make the kids eat anything they genuinely don’t like, but they do have to try it. What you don’t see is her taking the tiniest sip, then spitting it back into the bowl. (That was the best picture so of course it didn’t turn out.) She was brave enough to give it a second go, but that was it. She and …