Healthy Recipes That Your Kids Will Surely Love and Enjoy

Healthy Dishes That Your Kids Will Surely Love and Enjoy

As a parent, it is one of your primary goals to keep your children healthy. One of the most effective ways to achieve that is by ensuring that they eat healthy foods. However, kids nowadays tend to be so picky on the foods that they eat. More often than not, they will eat junk foods than fruits and vegetables. Having a hard time thinking which to prepare, you can find various recipe ideas from the Internet.

Watch this video and learn 30 recipes that your kids will surely love.

Here are some healthy recipes that your kids will surely ask for more.

Oatmeal with a Twist 

Instead of serving your kids with a plain oatmeal for breakfast, you can decorate it with their favorite fruits. Substitute sugar with honey to sweeten their oatmeal.

What you need:  

  • Rolled oats (quantity depends on your liking)
  • Fresh milk or non-fat milk 
  • Honey
  • Strawberry, blueberry, banana (you can replace them with your kids’ favorite fruits)
Oatmeal With a Twist - Healthy Dishes That Your Kids Will Surely Love and Enjoy

How to Serve: 

  • Cook the oats and milk for about 5 minutes or until cooked. Stir in honey.
  • Unleash your creative side and decorate the oatmeal using the fruits. You can resemble a cat face using strawberry, banana, and blueberry. You can also make a heart-shaped topping or a smiley to brighten their day. The possibilities are limitless.

Vegetable Fritters

Vegetables are a good source of vitamins for everyone. However, it’s not that easy for kids to eat vegetables. Preparing a vegetable fritter is a good way to introduce vegetables to them.

  What you need: 

  • Zucchini
  • Carrot
  • Corn
  • Bell Pepper
  • Parsley (optional)
  • All-Purpose Flour
  • Eggs 
  • Salt
  • Ground Black Pepper
  • Cooking oil
Vegetable Fritter - Healthy Dishes That Your Kids Will Surely Love and Enjoy

How to Serve: 

  • Grate zucchini and carrots. Make sure to squeeze out excess liquid from both vegetables to ensure a good consistency of the batter. 
  • Slice bell pepper according to your desired size.
  • Mix all the ingredients in a bowl.
  • Heat the oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Using an ice cream scoop, fill it with the mixture and drop into the pan. Flatten it using a spatula or fork. Fry each side for 2-3 minutes. 
  • You can serve it your favorite dip.

Cauliflower Nuggets

Kids will not realize that they are actually eating cauliflower. 

What you need: 

  • Cauliflower
  • Egg
  • Flour
  • Shredded cheddar cheese
  • Salt
  • Ground black pepper
  • Cooking oil
  • Ketchup and mayonnaise or your preferred dip
Cauliflower Nuggets - Healthy Dishes That Your Kids Will Surely Love and Enjoy

How to serve: 

  • Using a food processor, pulse steamed cauliflower until riced. Once riced, squeeze out excess water of cauliflower using a clean cloth or a kitchen towel.   
  • Mix all the ingredients in a bowl until well mixed. Add salt and pepper according to your desired taste. 
  • Spoon about 1 tablespoon mixture and roll it into a nugget-shape using your hands.
  • Heat the oil and fry each side until golden. 

Watch this video and learn how to make homemade veggie nuggets. A healthy snack for kids. 

Fruits and Vegetables Skewers

Excite your kids with these colorful and healthy skewers. 

What you need:

  • Grapes
  • Kiwi
  • Strawberries
  • Honeydew melon
  • Watermelon
  • Pineapple
  • Skewers

NOTE: You can include any fruits that your kids love.

Fruit Skewers - Healthy Dishes That Your Kids Will Surely Love and Enjoy

How to serve: 

  • Wash the fruits and slice according to your desired size. 
  • Place each fruit in a separate bowl. 
  • Place each piece of fruit in a skewer and serve.

Enjoy more healthy recipes from these resources: 

Relevant Resources - Healthy Dishes That Your Kids Will Surely Love and Enjoy
  • Ham Egg & Cheese Roll-Ups: Learn how to make a low-carb substitute to burrito. Easy to make and you are free to select the fillings that you want. Share a healthy breakfast with your family.
  • Our Best Healthy Recipes for Kids and Families: The post offers healthy recipes ideas for family dinners and snacks. It includes slow cooker chicken tortilla soup, spiced oven-fried potatoes, and mini toasted strawberry shortcakes. 
  • 12 Nutritious, Delicious + Kid-Approved Recipes: The post provides 12 recipes that kids will surely love and enjoy. It includes apple cheddar waffles, chicken pineapple skewers, and baked Parmesan zucchini fries. 

Dining table should not become a battlefield by forcing your young ones to eat the healthy dishes you prepared. There are lots of fun ways to serve healthy foods to young kids. Make every meal healthy and fun.   

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