7 Ridiculously Easy Recipes For Kids To Try
Summer vacation is over and the hustle and bustle of the school year is upon us. Why not ditch the stove entirely and focus on preparing meals that need zero cooking. Here are five easy recipes that will keep you and your kids satisfied.
1. A Healthy Smoothie
Give your children a vitamin boost at breakfast with this fun smoothie recipe. All you have to do is pop in a few frozen fruits and blend together with milk. After, decorate their kiddie glass with an edible happy face made out of pineapple and berries.
Recipe: Sunshine Smoothie
2. Poolside Dip
If you need a healthy-ish snack for your children, this pool dip is perfect for a hot summer day--whether you have a pool or not. It’s full of protein because of the yogurt used to make it and it’s mixed with a frozen whipped topping for extra sweetness. Pair it with a fruit bowl and a few graham crackers so your kids can enjoy this cool and wholesome treat.
Recipe: Poolside Dip
3. OvERNIGHT OATS
When you need a quick, convenient breakfast for your kids, then you might want to give this overnight blueberry cobbler oatmeal a try. This recipe combines oats, brown sugar and fresh blueberries together, and leaves it to chill in the fridge overnight. It is then served cold with a drizzle of honey and a pecan topping.
4. RainBOW POPSICLES
Popsicles are the quintessential summer treats beloved by most kids. Instead of buying sugary ones from the supermarket, why not make your own healthy rainbow popsicles at home. Each popsicle has seven colorful layers filled with blended fruits for an eye-catching, refreshing snack your kids will enjoy.
Recipe: Rainbow Popsicles
5. Stuffed DaTES
Who says you can’t have your date and eat it too? This recipe turns dates into a decadent easy-to-make snack that can be eaten by your kids anytime of day. All you have to do is combine dates with ingredients such as tahini, almond butter, walnuts and cream cheese to create a sweet, healthy snack that is guaranteed to have your kids craving for more.
Recipe: Stuffed Dates 5 Ways
6. Loaded Quesadillas
A cheesy quesadilla makes a great dinner on a warm summer night. This quesadilla recipe uses pantry staples such as chicken, beans, and bell peppers to make an ooey-gooey sandwich your children will be delighted by. Although you may have to cook the chicken ahead of time, it’s still good for those nights your family is craving something quick and delicious to eat.
Recipe: Loaded Quesadillas
7. CLASSIC GUACAMOLE
Not many kids will refuse this creamy guacamole dip — especially if it's served alongside nachos and salsa as part of a healthy lunch. Avocados are rich in monounsaturated fats and fibre. And just one serving of guacamole gives your children a healthy dose of these essential nutrients that they need to grow.