The Sneaky Chef, Missy Chase Lapine, is a New York Times bestselling cookbook author. She has begun selling pasta sauces and peanut butter alternatives. What's so sneaky about pasta sauces and peanut butter alternatives? Sneaking veggies into them, to help provide your kids (or yourself) with the recommended amount of veggies each day. They are gluten free, contain no msg, are all natural (no artificial colors or flavors) and have no added sugar.
The Sneaky Chef sent me the Pasta Sauce and No-Nut Butter to try and let you all know what we thought.
The Pasta Sauce has eight hidden veggies! Tomatoes plus sweet potatoes, cauliflower, zucchini, carrots, bell peppers, yellow squash, celery, and onions, With that much vegetable power in it, I did not tell my kids The Sneaky secrets. Much to our surprise, the sauce was smooth and tasty. My kids enjoyed it and I enjoyed knowing they were getting extra veggies in for the day. The Sneaky Chef also makes a Cheesy Red Pasta Sauce.
The Best Gluten Free Vegan Bread. I was craving a slice so I decided to crack open the No-Nut Butter and give it a try. Since I was hesitant, I put only a small amount on a little corner of the bread. Holy Moly! It was GOOD! In fact, I put more on my slice and ran over to my husband to insist he try it. He doesn't like sunflower seed butter, in fact he is a strictly peanut butter kind of guy. I wished I had a picture of the look on his face, he was pleasantly surprised and said it was really good. The rest of my family loved it too. The taste is really subtle with just a hint of sweetness, surprisingly similar to peanut butter minus the sticky, dryness. The fresh bread and No-Nut Butter make an amazing combination! I wanted to try baking with this to see how it works. Sunflower Seed Butter often makes the food look greenish after a couple of days and I wonder how this will do. Unfortunately (or fortunately) it was too good to save any to bake with. We couldn't stop eating it! :)
All The Sneaky Chef products are specifically made in a facility that do not contain any of the top 11 allergens. Way to go Sneaky Chef!!! That helps so many of us!
The Sneaky Chef Foods are currently only available at select grocery and natural retailers (like Whole Foods) in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, as well as online at NetGrocer.com. However, Sneaky Chef Foods is hoping to expand their availability soon.
For more ideas on how you can sneak vegetables into your foods, check out her bestselling cookbook, "The Sneaky Chef: Simple Strategies for Hiding Healthy Foods in Kids' Favorite Meals," available at Amazon or Barnes and Noble.