Family Food Kitchen

Salads that Kids Will Actually Eat

August 27, 20159 min
Too many kids think a "salad" is simply made of iceberg lettuce and a few shredded carrots.Too many kids think a salad is simply made of iceberg lettuce and a few shredded carrots. Few kids eat tomatoes or anything else on the salad. Oh yes, they love to add croutons, too. And, they often cover it with gobs of ranch dressing made with suspect ingredients. This is not only boring, but you are robbing children of the nutrition of darker and more colorful greens. The good news is that kids will eat beyond the typical, boring salads.  Kids love colors and flavors, and Chef Julia Nordgren, MD, is in the Family Food Kitchen to share some great ones she knows kids will eat. Chef Julia discusses salad ingredients that will nourish your little ones' growing minds and bodies.

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