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7 Greens That Won't Make Your Kids Groan

06/06/2015 07:50 am ET | Updated May 28, 2016

For many of us, getting our children to eat their veggies is no easy task. Often, there's a collective groan as soon as they spy that something green on the table. But these delicious dishes may actually have your kids asking for seconds.

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Zucchini masquerading as noodles, coated in a flavorful pesto -- it's so fun to eat, how could kids resist? GET THE RECIPE

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AKA "kale crack" because they are so addictive, these crispy chips are made from one of the healthiest vegetables on the planet. But don't tell that to the kids! GET THE RECIPE

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My kids prefer thin French string beans, or haricots verts, over traditional green beans because they're more tender and flavorful. Bonus: they're often sold trimmed and ready to cook. GET THE RECIPE

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Butter and a touch of honey make this green vegetable combo more appealing to even the pickiest eaters. GET THE RECIPE

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If your clan isn't so adventurous, go with simple steamed broccoli. My kids actually prefer it this way, topped with a simple pat of butter and seasoned with salt and pepper. GET THE RECIPE

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Most kids like fruit, so put some berries on their greens! This salad is dressed with a fruity vinaigrette that appeals to kids and adults alike. GET THE RECIPE

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Put bacon and cheese on anything and, chances are, it will get eaten. Here, broccoli marries beautifully with bits of salty bacon, tangy cheddar cheese and crunchy almonds. GET THE RECIPE