"If you don’t want your child running and screaming into the arms of a clown the first time you give them a french fry, you really have to give them the most nutritious food and the most flavorful food from the beginning. And vegetables taste better than french fries.
For the first couple of spoons from when they start to move from rice cereal and barley to vegetables, you really just want to steam. It’s basically just taking organic carrots and steaming them using filtered or distilled water. Put them into a basket, and, I know this sounds simplistic, but you basically put a top on them and cook them for a few minutes. You don’t want to overcook them, you just want to cook them until they’re bright and tender and you can mash them with the back of a spoon. Then put into a high speed blender, I highly recommend the Vita Prep. It’s expensive, but you can make smoothies for the rest of your life and it makes great margaritas so it's really worth the price!
After you get to that point, it’s really about roasting. Once you get into the roasting stuff, that’s when you’re really cooking for your children. (And) roasting is, without a doubt, the most flavorful way to make vegetables."
Tyler's Pearled Couscous With Brussels Sprouts and Chickpeas is a great way to incorporate roasted vegetables.