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Here's the equation for you. 1 bag of spinach + 1 toddler = resistance. How to get said bag of spinach cooked and into toddler. Solution = get him to help with the cooking.

And so I came up with this pasta dish. Messicani pasta coated in a sliky cheese sauce, flecked with vibrant green spinach.

Cooper weighed the ingredients, grated the cheese, squeezed the water out of the spinach (once it had been doused in cold water) and stirred the sauce.

The result = "Mmmmmm, this very tasty mummy, we made it good!".

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