If there’s one thing parents know, it’s that some kids don’t want to eat their veggies. Even though vegetables are colorful and come in fun shapes and textures, kids don’t want to eat them. The worst culprit to kids? Spinach — yuck!

It doesn’t have to be this way though. We parents are creative — we’ve got this! Picky eaters, beware. We’re here to help you sneak spinach into your kids’ diets to make sure they get the benefits of consuming this delicious veggie. Spinach is one of the most nutrient-rich vegetables there is, and it can be found in many of our favorite Publix Aprons® recipes. Check out some tasty options for breakfast, lunch and dinner below that your kids will love!


Peach Mango Smoothies

Try out this delicious smoothie with peaches, mango and spinach!

Disclaimer: You do not have to include protein powder for small children.

GreenWise Mixed Fruit and Spinach Smoothie

It’s always easy when the spinach isn’t recognizable! Kids will absolutely love this tasty treat.

Breakfast Sausage Bagels

Perhaps you have a little more time to make breakfast on the weekends? Give this one a try. Adults will love it too!

Check out more breakfast options with spinach here.


White Mountain Bread Gourmet Grilled Cheese

There’s nothing a whole lot of cheese can’t fix, right? This lunchtime sandwich is made with our famous Publix white mountain bread.

California Turkey Club Wrap

The best part about this wrap? You can make it with a spinach tortilla! Kids won’t even care because of the tasty things inside it!

Provençale Pizza

Pizza’s in the name. What more can we say? Your kids NEED to try this.

Check out more lunch options with spinach here.


Penne Meatball and Vegetable Marinara

Even though vegetable is in the name, it will be hard for your kids to notice the yummy spinach in this one.



Matthew L.

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Matthew started with Publix in 2009. After working his way up to a Publix Manager, Matthew decided to make a change from retail and pursue his passion for writing. Matthew enjoys hearing stories from the people he's writing about and loves the Publix culture. Outside of work, Matthew enjoys spending time with his wife, son and their dog. They love to explore all that Central Florida has to offer.

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