Looking to get a little more spinach in your little ones? These healthy spinach recipes for kids are going to be total veggie game changers in your home!
Originally posted March 4, 2019. Last updated March 15, 2021.
Spinach recipes for kids
Popeye loved it. Doctors sing it’s praises. But why is spinach something we should be trying to eat more of?
TNNers, spinach is a little plant powerhouse. Loaded with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Such as
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
- Vitamin K1
- Folic acid
- Vitamin B6
- Vitamin B9
- Vitamin E
Do I have you convinced that adding a little spinach to your family’s meals can really boost the nutrients and goodness of their meal? Yes? Awesome! Now let’s get you some spinach-loaded recipes to make getting it into their lives and bellies delicious and simple!
These banana spinach pancakes are a delicious, easy and healthy breakfast option! Naturally sweetened and loaded with simple nutritious ingredients, these healthy pancakes taste great and are kid-friendly too! Freezer friendly to boot!
This Blueberry Spinach Smoothie is the perfect no-cook, healthy breakfast any day of the week. Delicious, easy, it is the perfect quick breakfast or snack the whole family will love.
These green smoothie waffles are easy, delicious and veggie-loaded twist on classic banana waffles! Loaded with oats, spinach, and protein from eggs, they are easily mixed in your blender. Kid-approved, freezer friendly, naturally dairy-free and easily gluten free….the perfect healthy breakfast recipe!
This Green Smoothie for Kids is a quick to blend up and made to taste great so that it get kids excited about eating vegetables! Made from simple, easy-to-find ingredients and naturally sweetened—it’s easily adaptable to fit your child’s eating style and needs!
These Oatmeal Green Smoothie Muffins are so easy to make and so delicious! Perfectly sweet, soft and packed with healthy greens! They are naturally gluten free, dairy free, naturally sweetened, and loved by all…especially kids!
These naturally green bagels are the perfect way to get veggies in at breakfast or to dazzle your green-loving little one! Made with whole grains, spinach and require no boiling, they will be a healthy breakfast recipe staple.
This Healthy Peanut Butter Chocolate Smoothie is oh-so delicious and loaded with protein, healthy fat and greens! Healthy enough for breakfast, but tasty enough for a treat. Whip up a batch in the morning to send your crew off happy and filled up on nothing but the good stuff!
Lunch & Dinner
This Vegetarian Lasagna Soup is loaded with spinach and other veggies, is easy to make, and has all the cozy flavors of lasagna! Sure to make a spinach lover out of any kid!
These healthy turkey meatballs are easy, veggie-loaded and full of that beloved ranch flavor! Loaded with protein and quick to make, they are the perfect weeknight dinner.
These Veggie-Loaded Chicken Burgers are a serious punch of flavor, protein and green veggie….including spinach! Quick and simple to make on a busy weeknight, they keep the fun of the classic burger while serving up a healthy dose of vegetables in every bite!
Try this super easy, kid-approved Vegetable Sauce is a great way to get spinach and all kinds of other veggies into your family’s diet! Loaded with lots of different colorful veggies, it comes together in just 30 minutes! Perfect to make ahead for a quick, healthy dinner or whip up in the moment.
Talk about a fun way to eat your spinach (and other veggies)! This easy spaghetti pie recipe can be made with leftover pasta and is packed with veggies. Full of flavor and oodles of vegetables, it is the perfect meatless healthy family dinner.
Flavorful, juicy and full of veggies, these mini meatloaves are a great twist on a classic family dinner recipe. Easy to make, perfectly portioned out, and cooking up faster than traditional meatloaf recipes. Gluten free.
This healthy hot chocolate is a delicious, easy and homemade alternative to the commercially prepared mixes so many of us grew up on. Veggie-loaded with a little spinach for a little extra goodness, but without changing that sweet hot chocolate flavor.
The perfect treat that also gets your greens in, Healthy Mint Chocolate Shake is naturally sweetened, loaded with spinach, and a dessert that you can going to feel amazing about enjoying!
These Chocolate Protein Muffins are the perfect healthy breakfast but tasty enough for a healthy treat! Packed with spinach AND protein, they’re delicious, easy to make, adaptable + super kid-approved!
These Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Spinach Cookies are soft, chewy and a delicious way to get greens in! Made with rolled oats, they’re easy to make gluten free and are naturally dairy-free. Kid-approved and the perfect healthy dessert, snack or even breakfast cookie!
Ice cream just got a healthy little makeover in the form of Green Smoothie Nice Cream! Made with just 3 ingredients (one of them is a veggie!), this healthy dessert is DELICIOUS, naturally sweetened with fruit and it comes together in a matter of minutes in you blender or food processor!