5 Healthy Recipes to Make with the Kiddos!

Posted Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

There are tons of ways to bond with your child but one of the best ways is by cooking together. Not to mention, they’re more likely to eat it if they made it. Grab your aprons and try out one of these easy, kid-friendly, and healthy meals tonight!

Psst: We’ve got something here for everyone—number 4 is gluten-free and number 5 is totally vegan!



1. Quesadilla/Tostada Bar

Spice up your taco Tuesday with quesadillas! Which actually more closely resemble a tostada but hey, it gets the job done. 😉 This one is great because it’s hands on for kids of all ages and each creation is fully customizable. Check out the recipe here and get cookin’ good lookin’!




2. Whole Wheat Pizza Pockets

What kid doesn’t love pizza? Take a healthy spin on the family favorite by using whole wheat dough or adding in uber good ingredients like bell peppers and fresh tomatoes. You can even make a bunch in advance and freeze them for an easy after school lunch or snack! Find the recipe here. Thanks, Food Network!




3. Mini Turkey Burgers

Swap out your ground beef for ground turkey to make this kid-friendly recipe that much leaner and don’t forget to add lots of veggies! The more colorful your food is the better, and the more appealing it will be to the little ones. Find the recipe here, courtesy of the classic homemaker herself, Martha Stewart.




4. Cashew Chicken Zoodles

Now, you may be asking yourself…what the heck is a zoodle? It’s actually a zucchini noodle! Instead of serving the cashew chicken over rice you can serve it over zoodles, and still get great flavor minus the gluten. This dish is perfect for those little gluten-sensitive tummies and you can find the recipe, courtesy of Super Healthy Kids, here. 😉



5. Strawberry Coconut Popsicles

We couldn’t leave without hitting the best part—dessert! The great thing about these pops are that they are 100% vegan, gluten-free, and paleo. These come together with only 4 ingredients, and are a great way to spend some time with your little one. Vegan or not, these are delicious and sure to be a hit! Find the recipe here. Thanks, Beaming Baker!









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