The old saying “eat your veggies” has gotten a major upgrade from the peas and carrots of your youth. Now, it’s all about super greens— those small but mighty leaves filled with antioxidants and an alphabet of vitamins to keep little bodies running right. From yummy dips to chocolate fudge pops (yes, you read that right!), we’ve found 11 recipes that will having your minis jumping on the green wagon in no time.

Green Power Juice

Not to toot our own horn, but our very own Susie Foresman caught the superfood bug long ago and found this juice recipe to keep your little monkeys quenched and nourished. Choose your green and juice it down with some fruit favorites for a fiber-rich, kid-tested morning drink!

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How do you work super greens into your families’ diets? Let us know in the comments below!

— Stacy Liu