How to sneak healthy greens into your children's diet

Cookbook author Dawn Russell shares recipes and tips for how parents can ensure their children are eating enough greens.
2:30 | 12/11/17

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Michael, back inside to you. I'm here with dawn Russell and dawn is an entrepreneur and a mother who says she cracked the code, the code you ask. What code? The code that is going to help your kids get you to help them eat their veggies and created the 8g tablet and she has a new 8g cookbook out full of recipes she says your kids will love and, dawn, you say you cracked the code. 8g. What are the greens that are in your tablet and why are they so important. Well, no pressure to crack a code. There are spinach, kale, you name it. Blue green algae, all the important essential eight grains. In that. Most importantly, though, it tastes good. No sugar. So what I did, this was the first thing, eight greens in a drink and just exploded. How did it evolve to a cookbook and recipes? I had a huge health scare and made this because I know what greens did for me and thought I need to do something to get greens in people with no sugar. This exploded and moms kept writing in and saying how do I get more 8 greens into my kid. Have a liquid put it into a recipe. These kids are -- Taste testers. Our meatballs. They have meatballs. Pasta. Yes. So we have -- first we have banana bread. Ooh. Which you to substitute maple syrup for sug it's great because it's so intense, so strong and sweet. A good sugar substitute and there's an 8 greens literally if it's in a liquid you can pour it into the recipe, stir it up and have it. Brownies. Then we have some brownies. And we have some Turkey meatballs. And, again, you just -- if you can hide little things in it, probiotic powder and the red sauce, great to use owe make ga oil instead of extra virgin olive oil and then here weaver the red sauce which is the same thing, just add some basil, again, any kind of probiotic powder, omega oil help your kids to be tongue and healthy and secretly getting the greens in. So, kids, you are taste testers. All right. How is it? Good. Tell the truth. It's good. Two thumbs up. Nothing like meatballs and then pasta for breakfast, huh? Yeah. All right. Well, two thumbs up. They don't even know they're having all their greens. There you go. Dawn, great job. Ingenious, I love it, 8g cookbook is out now. Make your sure kids get all the greens you need. Coming up, Sheryl crow will

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