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A Kids Salad They’ll Love

A Kids Salad They’ll Love

Inside: Wish your kids ate more leafy greens? Here’s how to make a kids salad they can dip. A perfect salad for picky eaters.

A kids salad is deconstructed on a plate: Lettuce leaves, cucumbers, carrots, and peppers next to small dishes of dressing.
This is a salad in disguise!

For many parents, salad is the final frontier–something they really, really wish their kids liked (but alas, their kids just don’t).

My strategy has always been to serve “Starter Salads” to my kids. That approach also worked on my husband, who now eats big salads nightly and orders them in restaurants even when I’m not there.

But if your kids aren’t ready for bowls of salad, here’s a baby step that can get them closer to loving their greens: Create a kids salad they can dip.