You are here: Home » Thanksgiving » Thanksgiving Sides for Kids Thanksgiving Sides for Kids Thanksgiving,Dinner,For Moms http://relish.com/articles/thanksgiving-sides-for-kids/ by RelishOctober 23, 2012 Give a vegetable a fun name and kids will eat more. High Cotton Food Styling & Photography http://pgoarelish2.files.wordpress.com/2012/10/accordionpotatoes1.jpg Share this: Pin ItEmailPrint “X-ray Vision Carrots?” “Dinosaur Trees?” Give a vegetable a fun name and kids will eat more. Brian Wansink, a Cornell University professor and author of Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More than We Think, knows that for a fact. In a recent study, Wansink and fellow researchers found that preschoolers ate twice as many carrots when the veggie was given the playful moniker. Accordion Potatoes, anyone? Looking for ways to keep your kid’s entertained while you’re cooking the Thanksgiving meal? Check out these fun activities. Share this: Pin ItEmailPrint Green Beans with Maple Mustard Glaze A sweet-tangy sauce for green beans that kids will love. You can make it a day ahead. Green Beans with Figs and Pumpkin Seeds A sauce for green beans that both kids and adults will love. Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Brown Butter Give these Brussels Sprouts a new name to tempt the kids into eating them. They'll love the browned butter and bacon. Barbie Cabbages, anyone? Sweet Potato Planks Skip the marshmallows (and extra sugar). The kids will love the super-sized orange "fries" loaded with beta carotene. Accordion Potatoes These are such a nice change from the usual baked or mashed potatoes, and your kids can peel off one little bite at a time.