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Kid Appeal: St. Patrick’s Day Green Mac-n-Cheese

I love this idea of sneaking spinach in mac-n-cheese from Food with Kid Appeal.

Kid Appeal: St. Patrick’s Day Green Mac-n-Cheese.

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Steamed Spinach

Superfood greens such as spinach are hard (if not impossible) to find commercially. Spinach is packed with powerhouse nutrients and easy to prepare as well as freezer-friendly.

Popeye and Spinach

Popeye and Spinach


  • About 3 pounds of fresh spinach (before stems are removed)
  • 2-3 tablespoons of water or baby’s milk or formula


  1. Remove stems
  2. Thoroughly wash leaves
  3. Steam on LOW for about 10-15 minutes, stirring frequently
  4. Transfer steamed spinach to blender, food processor, or food mill
  5. Add 2-3 tablespoons of water or formula (more or less depending on desired consistency)
  6. Blend until desired consistency is reached
  7. Transfer to icecube trays and freeze

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