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.

Grilled Kale Salad with Berries and Nectarine

Raw kale is a little bitter, but it absorbs flavors so well, this recipe from Two Peas and Their Pod won't stay on the table for long. The smoky goodness of the leaves combined with sweet nectarines and slightly tart berries is perfect for weekend grilling; the super-packed serving of Vitamins A, C and K is perfect for growing bodies.

photo: Two Peas & Their Pod


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

— Stacy Liu