Move over, artificial food coloring: you’ve been replaced. From crazy smoothies to Irish-style mashed potatoes, Saint Patrick’s Day is the perfect time to sneak some greens into your kids’ diet. Click through the slideshow below to see a few of our favorite green-ified recipes from around the web.

Bacon, Mashed Potato, and Kale Cakes

It can be pretty tricky to get little ones to try kale. Luckily, The Iron You has you covered with this amazing recipe that incorporates kid-approved ingredients (you had us at "bacon").

How are you greening up your grub this St. Patty’s Day?

 –Susie Foresman