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.

Dandelion Greens Dressing

We heard your little ones might not like their greens without a dipping sauce on the side. Well, forget ranch and bleu cheese and thousand island dressings. For a thick, heart-healthy alternative, check out this recipe from The Healthy Family and Home. Dandelion greens are amazing for your body as a natural diuretic and blood purifier! Talk about pulling double duty.

photo: The Healthy Family and Home


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

— Stacy Liu