We’re always struggling to get more greens into our kids bellies at our house. Spinach happens to be one of my favorite greens. My kids, not so much, well that is until I started cooking it in new and creative ways. Amazing what they’ll eat when you put it on a pizza, into a pot of soup, or twirled around some pasta. They even love it in salad when we add fun things like fruit and nuts to it. We’ve put together 7 ways to incorporate spinach into your dishes that we think you just might enjoy. So grab a bag of spinach (or a bunch from the farmer’s market) and follow the jump for all 7 recipes.
Spinach and Ricotta Stuffed Portobellos 1 of 7Looking for a "meaty" meatless meal? Try these spinach & ricotta stuffed portobello mushrooms. Roasted red peppers, spinach & melty mozzarella cheese make it a meal in itself.
make spinach and ricotta stuffed portobellos
Spinach and Tomato Pizza 2 of 7Shake up your pizza night with this wonderful white pizza with spinach and tomatoes. Even the kids will love this one!
make spinach and tomato pizza
Spinach and Tomato Orzo Soup 3 of 7Short on time but still want something healthy? Try this 6 ingredient spinach and tomato orzo soup. It will really hit the spot.
make spinach and tomato orzo soup
Spinach Salad 4 of 7Try this super charged spinach and blueberry salad. Feta cheese and toasted almonds give it an even bigger wow factor.
make spinach salad
Spinach and Mushroom Stir Fry 5 of 7Stir fry is the answer to real fast food. When you're in a crunch for time, this spinach and mushroom version with traditional Asian seasonings will save the day.
make spinach and mushroom stir fry
Spinach and Tomato Pasta 6 of 7This quick and easy vegetarian spinach and tomato pasta is sure to please even the pickiest of palates. So grab a fork and give it a twirl.
make spinach and tomato pasta
Balsamic Chicken with Baby Spinach 7 of 7Balsamic vinegar is paired with lots of garlic and chopped tomatoes to make a balanced, flavorful and healthy sauce for chicken. Serve it with sauteed baby spinach and couscous and watch it disappear.
make balsamic chicken with baby spinach
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