Kids are fascinated by purple snap beans that turn bright green when they are cooked. Or try flat pod Italian green beans. Both have a rich flavor and meatier texture that make them excellent choices for salads.
Not only are they a terrific source of carbohydrates, eating potatoes is a good way to get more Vitamin C and fiber, particularly when eating the skin. Potatoes are also essentially fat-free and are versatile in different kinds of recipes.