Get creative with the "little green trees" and give your kids broccoli recipes they will actually enjoy.
Superfoods for Kids
Because broccoli has long been known as one of the healthiest vegetables, it's a great piece of produce to introduce into
your kid's diet. If they're not up for taking on the green veggie plain, try one of the following recipes that have been tested
and approved by our panel of pint-size judges.
Who needs a pie pan or pastry dough when you've got muffin tins? This quiche recipe combines the standard custard mixture
with steamed broccoli and cheddar cheese baked into muffin-sized mini quiches. These are the perfect breakfast treats for your little ones—especially if you have a daily broccoli battle on your hands!Little
quiches fit perfectly in little hands. Best of all, they can be served for any meal of the day. If you're feeling brave, try
adding other fresh vegetables or leftover meat to this recipe.
Savory with a touch of sweetness, this bread recipe cooks up like cornbread but offers fiber and calcium from the broccoli.
It works well as a side dish, especially on soup night.Packaged corn muffin mix gives this bread a touch of sweetness. If
you make this corn bread-type dish in a glass baking dish instead of a metal pan, decrease the oven temperature by 25 degrees.
Think of cherry tomatoes as healthy, edible serving bowls for children. We filled ours with a creamy broccoli concoction.
For other hearty stuffers, try chicken or tuna salad. On the lighter side, a corn salad would be tasty and easy for kids to
Mix pantry staples with broccoli to create a comforting casserole that works for weeknights as well as holiday spreads. If
the kids enjoy this recipe, try other veggie-loaded casseroles to sneak nutrients in their meals.