If your kids love broccoli, congrats! You’re the luckiest mom on earth. But if your kids refuse to put a fork into anything green, we’re here to help. Try these 18 veggie dish dishes that are so tasty, your picky little eaters might even ask for seconds.
18 Side Dishes That Will Make Your Kids Actually Like Vegetables
Baked Zucchini Fries
Just as crispy as their fried potato cousins.
Buffalo Brussels Sprouts
Don’t forget the crumbled blue cheese.
Cheesy Cauliflower Breadsticks
Shh, these sinful-looking snacks have a secret: They’re actually made of cauliflower.
Spaghetti Squash Fritters
Got winter squash? Make these.
Rainbow Veggie Skewers
The only thing more fun than making this side is watching your kids devour them.
A sprinkle of cheese goes a long way.
Boiled soybeans? Yawn. Roast edamame to take it to the next level.
Garlic Butter Smashed Sweet Potatoes
Wait, is this dinner or dessert?
Rainbow Power Kale Salad
The secret to getting your kid to eat this salad? Peanut dressing.
Crispy Roasted Artichokes
Crispy on the outside, creamy on the inside.
Eggplant Parm Bites
It’s alllll about the dipping sauce.
Maple Dijon Roasted Carrots
Taste the rainbow.
If your kid likes spaghetti, she’ll love zucchini noodles.
Cauliflower and Broccoli Gratin
Baked to perfection.
Parmesan Butternut Squash
Sweet, crunchy and nutritious? It’s a miracle.
Creamy Spinach-Stuffed Mushrooms
Two veggies in one…plus a tiny bit of cheese.
Healthy Baked Broccoli Tots
The key to getting him to finish his broccoli: Let him dunk it in ketchup.
Roasted Mexican Zucchini
Try this on taco night.