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Yoda says: Eat veggies you must! - Birds Eye Steamfresh #Giveaway Ends 8/22 @birdseye


Did you know that only 28% of dinners include a vegetable? When I read this I kind of stopped in my tracks and thought "really?". I just couldn't believe it. Then I sat and thought about our dinners over the past week and how many included vegetables. Fortunately I was not part of that 28% after I did my thinking! During the summer I find it easier to offer fresh vegetables to my family for meals because we always have our own garden. Plus they are so much cheaper in the stores when in season. But as summer winds down and vegetables aren't quite as abundant and cheap I will admit we tend to eat them less often. I have gotten into the habit though of buying frozen vegetables for those last minute needs. And for those really busy nights (especially when school and after school activities start) I also like to stock up on quick and easy to prepare meals with veggies already in them. Steamfresh meals from Birds Eye is actually one of my favorites when it comes to convenience, and flavor. My kids love the combinations of pasta and veggies so they are a hit with them too. Plus they are in smaller portions so each kid can pick their own dinner. Score one for this mom not having any dinner time arguments!

And of course it doesn't hurt that right now they are featuring Star Wars & Marvel characters on the packages. There's just something about special packaging that always seems to get my kids wanting to try new things.


Birds Eye is continuing to get kids of all ages excited to eat their veggies with Steamfresh sides featuring Disney character shaped pasta. This year, they’ve expanded the line to convince the older kids – and even the grown-ups – to eat better, too!

The new products include:
• Yoda shaped pasta & broccoli in white cheese sauce
• R2D2 shaped pasta & green beans in marinara sauce
• Spiderman shaped pasta & broccoli in yellow cheese sauce
• Avengers shaped whole grain pasta & peas in butter sauce

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98 comments:

  1. I usually pair broccoli with pasta.

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  2. I think asparagus goes great with many kinds of pasta!

    Nancy
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  3. I love asparagus with pasta. My email is traciemichelle0515@gmail.com

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  4. Jessica To8:17 PM

    I like corn with pasta.

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  5. I love peas and green peppers :)

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  6. I love broccoli with Alfredo sauce + pasta.

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  7. I usually pair peas and pasta.

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  9. My favorite veggie to pair with pasta is broccoli.

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  10. I like broccoli with pasta.

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  11. Anonymous8:53 PM

    Pair with peas. nathankyle1707@yahoo.com

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  12. I like asparagus with pasta or spinach.

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  13. My family enjoys tomatoes, broccoli and peas with pasta.

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  14. I pair peas with pasta.

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  15. I pair peas with pasta.

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  16. i would probably say spinach...im just weird that way

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  17. broccoli and pasta is my fave!

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  18. My favorite is broccoli.

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  19. my favorite is broccoli. thankyou, ken pohl19@comcast.net

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  20. I like to pair peas and onions with my pasta

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  21. My favorite veggie to pair with pasta is broccolli. Thanks for the giveaway. I hope that I win. Bernie W BWallace1980(at)hotmail(d0t)com

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  22. Broccoli is my favorite veggie to pair with pasta.
    Thank you!

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  23. I like to pair broccoli with pasta.
    Jennifer Rote

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  24. I like to pair spinach with pasta.

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  25. My favorite vegetable to pair with pasta is peas.

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  26. My favorite veggie to pair with pasta is small peas.

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  27. Black eyed peas or carrots

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  28. I like to pair either corn or green beans with my pasta. dwelchert at yahoo dot com

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  29. i like to mix peas into a nice summer pasta salad!

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  30. I love spinach with pasta alfredo

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  31. I like broccoli just slightly cooked, still a little crunchy to go with pasta :)

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  32. I think with pasta,, it would be tomato. I know some consider that a fruit, but to me it is a vegetable :)

    ellen beck

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  33. I love any veggie, but with pasta it's Peas.

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  34. Peas and or corn Stevy he usual at our house.

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  35. I love broccoli with pasta, especially with shells.

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  36. I like to add peas or broccoli.

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  37. I love broccoli with pasta!

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  38. I pair pasta with broccoli-yum!

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  39. Broccoli would be my favorite veggie to pair with pasta.

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  40. I like broccoli with pasta, i think its a classic pairing.

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  41. We normally do cooked broccoli.

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  42. I like to pair steamed broccoli with pasta. Thanks.
    partymix25(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  43. Oh I have to say either peas or broccoli!

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  44. My favorite veggie to pair with pasta is carrot
    Thank You

    Fiona N

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  45. I love to pair broccoli or carrots with pasta

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  46. I like pairing up some fresh broccoli with my yummy summertime pasta-

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  47. I have a lot of favorite veggies to pair with pasta a couple of them are broccoli, cauliflower and sweet potatoes.

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  48. I love to pair broccoli with pasta. It is my favorite veggie!

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  49. Broccoli is my favorite to pair with pasta.

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  50. Anonymous1:11 PM

    I usually pair broccoli with pasta.

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  51. allyson tice1:16 AM

    I love to pair shelled Edamame with pasta and add butter and some pesto!

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  52. I love broccoli & red peppers & snow peas with pasta!

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  53. cyndi br12:01 PM

    my favorite veggie is peas and cauliflower

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  54. Daniel M8:22 PM

    green beans goes with anything

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  55. Anonymous4:06 PM

    I always use either Broccoli or Asparagus depending on the sauce and cook them aldente for a bit of a crunch.

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  56. My favorite veggie to pair with pasta is broccoli

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  57. Broccoli is my favorite to pair with pasta. Thanks so much

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  58. I like either sweet peas or broccoli

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  59. I love to pair it with Broccoli. :)

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  60. I am a pasta and tomato gal.

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  61. I like peas and pasta

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  62. Anonymous12:34 AM

    Mushrooms and fresh garlic..
    lisavanhook@aol.com

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  63. I love peas with pasta.

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  64. I like adding peas to my seafood pasta.

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  65. I like adding zucchini to pasta!
    addictedtorodeo at gmail dot com
    Ashley C

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  66. I like broccoli with pasta.

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  67. I love adding broccoli to my pasta

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  68. My favorite veggie to pair with pasta is corn! jammielmorey at gmail dot com

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  69. I like to eat bell peppers with my pasta.

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  70. I like peas with pasta

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  71. I like broccoli with pasta.

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  72. i like to pair spinach with pasta.

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  73. asparagus with pasta

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  74. Tracy Webb9:51 PM

    I love asparagus.

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  75. I like to add red peppers to pasta.

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  76. We like to add onions.

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  77. I like to pair spinach with pasta dishes!

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  78. I love to add spices and lot's of onions, :)

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  79. Anonymous9:35 PM

    I like to have peas with my pasta.

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  80. I like to pair carrots with my pasta.
    Laurie Emerson

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  81. Anonymous10:19 PM

    Broccoli is my fav.
    shawnac68@hotmail.com

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  82. I prefer either broccoli or asparagus with pasta.

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  83. I love having green beans with pasta :)

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  84. Cassandra11:09 AM

    I like to pair broccoli with pasta.

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  85. I love broccoli with my pasta!

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  86. I like peas with my pasta.

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  87. I get the peas and pasta but I love them all there so good.

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  88. My fave is broccoli!

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  89. Broccoli is my favorite to pair with pasta.

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  90. I like peas with pasta. Thank you

    candieluster(at)gmail(dot)com

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  91. I like broccoli with pasta!

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  92. Anonymous11:18 PM

    Broccoli is my favorite vegetable to pair with pasta.

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  93. Broccoli and peas are my favorite!

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