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Getting kids to opt for healthy foods is a challenge virtually every parent faces. But even reluctant eaters don’t stand a chance with these delicious salads, boosted with a sprinkle of fun.

1. Queen Korina’s Salad

Tell the kids it’s fiesta time as they use crunchy tortilla chips to scoop up the goodness of this tasty salad with a nod to Mexican flavours. It works well as a main, thanks to thinly slice grilled flank steak as a topper.

2. Kid-Friendly Pasta Salad

Let the kids choose which fun-shaped pasta should be showcased in this colourful dish. Then get them involved in making the vinaigrette and crumbling the bacon.

3. Kale Citrus Salad

If getting your kids to eat kale has become mission impossible, try this tangy salad with oodles of sweet citrus flavours and creaminess courtesy of the goat cheese. They are sure to forget they are eating vegetables and ask for seconds.

4. Arugula, Watermelon and Feta Salad

You’re doing a wonderful thing for your child when you introduce him or her to delicious coupling of salty, creamy feta and sweet watermelon in this dish. It’s life altering, not to mention loaded with healthy ingredients.

5. Middle Eastern Vegetable Salad

There are vibrant flavours galore in the rainbow-hued salad. Zippy lemon juice, robust mint, crispy cucumber and hearty chick peas come together in a salad that keeps even picky eaters nibbling away.

6. Roasted Beet Salad with Walnuts and Goat Cheese

Beets are pretty much the closest that Mother Nature gets to bringing vegetables and candy together. Their sweetness in this dish is guaranteed to be a sure-fire hit with kids, especially if they don’t know how rich in vitamins it is!

7. Cucumber Chickpea Salad

Parents appreciate this chick pea-driven salad because it is quick and easy to make. Kids love it for its garlicky crunchiness, thanks to tzatziki and bite-sized cucumber chunks.

8. Curry Tofu Chutney Salad

Sweet and savoury are like the yin and yang of the food world. They go so well together as seen in this vibrant salad marrying the sweetness of apples and mango chutney with a mild kick of curry.

9. Wild Rice, Artichoke and Kale Salad

If your kids never seem to stop, this salad ticks all the boxes for providing their bodies with nourishing fuel. Hearty wild rice, vitamin B-rich artichokes and a fortifying dose of green energy from kale.

10. Tropical Fruit Salad with Ginger Syrup

This sweet treat highlighting tropical flavours is ideal for as an after-school snack or dessert. The mix of papaya, pineapple, strawberries, kiwi and orange is like having the greatest hits of fruit all in one bowl.