3 Easy Recipe Hacks to Get More Veggies into Your Diet

3 Easy Recipe Hacks to Get More Veggies into Your Diet

Picture this: it's a hectic weekday evening, and you're trying to balance work, family and dinner prep. We’ve all been there. At ElevenLabs, we know how challenging it can be to squeeze in healthy eating, especially when time is of the essence. That's why we’ve come up with three easy ways to sneak more veggies into your meals, no stress required.

Let's dive into three simple ways to boost your veggie intake and enhance your nutrition effortlessly! 🥬😋



1. Add Zucchini to Your Meatballs or Burger Patties

Think back to the last time you made meatballs or burger patties. What if I told you that you could make them even juicier and more nutritious with one simple addition? Grating zucchini into your meatball mix not only makes them more succulent but also sneaks in an extra serving of veggies. Zucchini’s mild flavour blends seamlessly, so even the pickiest eaters won’t notice it.


Nutritional Benefits of Zucchini

  • Low in Calories: Perfect for weight management.
  • Rich in Antioxidants: Beneficial for eye health.
  • High in Water Content: Helps keep you hydrated and supports digestion.


2. Add Cauliflower to Your Mash

Remember the comforting taste of mashed potatoes from your childhood? You can recreate that cosy feeling while making it healthier. By replacing half of the potatoes with cauliflower, you cut down on starchy carbs and add a dose of fibre and vitamins. Steam or boil the cauliflower with the potatoes, strain and mash away. The result is a creamy, delicious mash that’s packed with nutrients.

Nutritional Benefits of Cauliflower

  • High in Fibre: Promotes digestive health and can help reduce inflammation.
  • Rich in Vitamins: Contains vitamins C, K, and B6, essential for overall health.
  • Contains Choline: Supports brain development and function.


3. Add Frozen Spinach Cubes

Do you often find yourself short on time but still wanting to add more greens to your meals? Frozen spinach cubes are your new best friend. Toss them into pasta sauces, casseroles, or pie fillings for an instant nutrient boost. These handy cubes are a cost-effective and time-saving way to up your veggie intake without the extra prep work.


Nutritional Benefits of Spinach

  • High in Iron: Essential for maintaining healthy blood and energy levels.
  • Rich in Vitamins and Minerals: Contains vitamins A, C, K, and folate, as well as magnesium.
  • Contains Antioxidants: Helps protect cells from damage and supports overall health.


Bonus: Other Types of Veggies that are Easy to Add

4. Carrots: A Crunchy Addition with Numerous Benefits

Carrots are incredibly versatile and can be grated into a variety of dishes, from meatloaf and muffins to pasta sauces. They add a subtle sweetness and vibrant colour.

Nutritional Benefits of Carrots

  • High in Beta-Carotene: Converts to vitamin A in the body, promoting good vision and immune health.
  • Rich in Fibre: Supports digestive health and helps maintain a healthy weight.
  • Contains Potassium: Helps manage blood pressure levels.


5. Capsicum: Antioxidant Rich and Low Calorie

Capsicum can be chopped and added to salads, stir-fries or omelettes for an extra crunch and burst of colour.

Nutritional Benefits of Capsicum

  • Rich in Vitamin C: Boosts the immune system and promotes healthy skin.
  • Contains Antioxidants: Helps reduce the risk of chronic diseases.
  • Low in Calories: Perfect for adding volume to meals without extra calories.


Elevate Your Nutrition with ElevenLabs Simple 2 Step Routine

While these hacks are a great way to sneak more veggies into your diet, the ElevenLabs Simple 2 Step Routine offers the ultimate solution for ensuring you get all the nutrients you need with minimal effort. 

Imagine transforming your busy mornings with a quick, nutrient-packed smoothie with just 2 scoops.

Step 1 is our Plant Protein & Super Greens powder, providing a non-bloating blend of 20 grams of plant protein to keep you satisfied even on your busiest days. Pair it with Step 2, our Alkalising Super Greens blend, for a powerful blend of chlorophyll-rich greens and antioxidant-rich beetroot that strengthen your immune system and detoxes naturally.

You can combine both powders in the same smoothie to save even more time. Just blend them with your favourite fruits, plant milk or yoghurt for a delicious and convenient nutrition boost. Or if you’re not a smoothie person just add it to oats or your favourite healthy treat recipe like protein bars or muffins.

Curb sugar cravings, get glowing skin, banish brain fog and boost your immune system in just 2 simple steps. Incorporate them into your daily routine and experience the ultimate convenience and health benefits.


👉🏼 Have you tried any of these hacks before? Let us know in the comments below if you’d like to know more!⁠

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