I love to cook for my little boy! And since my husband and I are such foodies, we want to instill the same passion we have for food in our son. Before becoming a mom, I remember hearing horror stories of picky eaters throwing tantrums and I promised myself I would do my best to prevent that behavior from my child. I began taking a look at what moms would feed their children and what restaurants had to offer from the kids menu. Disappointing! It was the usual suspects: chicken fingers, fries, hot dogs and maybe pasta. As adults, we know how bad all that fried food without nutrition is so why feed that to our children? I decided to establish good eating habits starting with our son’s first bite with homemade baby food purées and now he eats solids like a champ. Try to stay away from processed foods, give them colorful natural food and if you can, shape them to make it fun to eat! I like to make adult food fun size for the little ones! If you enjoy “Taco Tuesday,” try veggie quesadillas with a cucumber, avocado, tomato salad served with tangerine for dessert. You can thank me later.
Mince the peppers, onions, and broccoli.
Have your little ones get involved and ask them what color is each veggie. I have found that the more involved they are the more likely they will eat anything you give them.
Sauté on low-medium heat until tender. Place in a small bowl. In the same pan add a small amount of butter and add the first tortilla. Add the veggie mixture and sprinkle cheese evenly. Place the second tortilla on top. Cook for 5 minutes and flip once it’s golden brown. Repeat on the other side.
Remove from heat and place on a cutting board and cut into 8 pieces. Enjoy!
Hola! I’m a New York native who relocated to sunny Miami in 2008 where I attended Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts. I’m a millennial of Dominican/Spanish descent who enjoys cooking, dancing and time with my husband, son and our two little furry ones. I LOVE to create new recipes and I'm passionate about bringing my world travels and life experiences into my kitchen. Yum!