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.

Spaghetti del Contadino

For those of your who live close to farmer’s markets and local produce, this Italian dish from Girl’s Gone Child is a must-try. Colorful, flavorful, filling, this arugula-laden dish is a nutrient-boosting, tasty reward for your hungry little market shoppers.

photo: Girl's Gone Child


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

— Stacy Liu