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.

Arugula Pesto Parmesan Toast

If your fridge doesn’t have a mason jar of pesto for those late dinners after a dozen rehearsals, practices, and tutoring sessions, it’s time to check out Super Healthy Kids’ version, pronto. Arugula instead of basil gives it a slight kick, and goes well over a plate of penne. The kids will slurp it right up!

photo: Super Healthy Kids

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

— Stacy Liu