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Healthy Kids Recipes: Your Kids Will like These

Published / by Jamal C. Barrett / Leave a Comment

This article details some healthy kids recipes that they’ll appreciate and will want again and again. Let’s face it,

kids today are more interested in eating unhealthy foods than they are eating the diet plans and healthy foods. The interest rate of weight problems in children is growing every year at an alarming rate and if this issue is not handled soon, it is only going to get worse.

Showing kids how to eat healthy, extremely healthy foods doesn’t have to be tedious or a task as I’ll show you with these healthy kids recipes. Fresh fruit is a tasty food with wonderful colors and designs that appeal to children.

Fresh fruit is one of the easiest sensible foods to get kids to eat. Fruits, as well as fresh vegetables, are vital for the healthiness of kids. Raw fresh fruits are preferred because of their great fibers and water contents.

But frozen vegetables and fruits are still a viable way to obtain Vitamin C that can be an alternative to fresh vegetables.

Now although these healthy Kids recipes are only for your children, you can also love them too

All of these recipes are nutritionally balanced, and your kids will enjoy them.

Recipe #1: Green Smoothie

The first recipe is for the green smoothie that is loaded with nutrients and includes fresh vegetables and ingredients you might usually find it difficult to persuade your kids to eat. In these healthy kids recipes, the tastes that stand out through is the coconut and the cashew nut butter. Remember to keep with a no included sugar.

 

Green Smoothie

Images From: www.youngandraw.com

Ingredients

  • Half cucumber
  • Half an avocado
  • Two oatmeal sticks
  • One tsp coconut oil
  • One tsp cashew nut butter
  • Ice cubes
  • Number of green spinach & watercress
  • Splash of coconut milk, based on how thick you like it

Method

  1. Put all ingredients into mixer and blend
  2. Drink immediately

Recipe #2: Ground Turkey Soup

Ground turkey soup is a nutritious recipe for the kids that I found in a recipe book for slowly ovens known as Fix It and Forget It Lightly In the original recipe they called as for burger, but I use ground turkey as it is even better!

Ground Turkey Soup

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The children like it also. Two other advantages to this recipe are that it’s easy on the waistline line and the budget! I like to fix this when I’m busy because it takes only 10 minutes at the most to throw it together with the first part of the morning and it’s one of those healthy kids recipes the whole family will love!

Besides the following ingredients, you are going to need a cooker for this recipe!

Ingredients

  • 1/4 Cup grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 Package Dry Red Onion Soup Mix
  • 1 Tablespoons. Low-sodium Soy sauce
  • 1 Cup Green Beans, Chopped
  • 1 Cup Celery, Chopped
  • 1/4 Tsp. Professional Salt
  • 8 oz. Tomato Marinade
  • 1 Cup macaroni, cooked
  • 3 Glasses of Hot Water
  • 1/4 Tsp. Black Pepper
  • 1/4 Tsp. Dry Oregano
  • 1 lb Ground Turkey or Additional Trim Hamburger* (see note)

Method:

  1. Merge all ingredients except macaroni and milk products in a cooker.
  2. Cook them on low heat for 6 to 8 hours.
  3. Cook the macaroni as per the guidelines and then turn slow to high and add the macaroni and milk products.
  4. take 15-20 minutes more.
  5. Serve up and enjoy!

The ideal size cooker for this recipe is a four qt. one. If you are using extra lean burger cook it first and drain off all the oil before you put it in the cooker.

Nutritional Information for Ground Turkey Soup

  • 12g Carbohydrate food (2g fibers, 4g sugar)
  • 6g total fat (2.5g soaked, 0g trans)
  • Per Serving: 160 Calories (60 from fat)
  • 25 mg Cholesterol
  • 15g Protein
  • 440mg Salt

Recipe #3: Banana and Cinnamon Shake

The 3rd healthy kid’s recipe is a tasty and very beneficial nutmeg and the bananas smoothie. It is very simple to make, and the tastes combine incredibly giving it a nice rich and creamy yet healthy taste.

Banana and Cinnamon Shake

Image from: www.foodnetwork.com

Ingredients

  • 250ml coconut milk
  • Four ice cubes
  • One tsp. cinnamon
  • One huge banana

Method

  1. Put bananas, coconut milk and ice cubes into a processor.
  2. Blend them on high until.
  3. Put into a huge glass and enjoy it.

Recipe #4 : Strawberry Fluff Recipe

The fourth recipe for your kids is Strawberry Fluff. Citrus fresh fruits like strawberries, oranges, and lemon are delightful sources of Vitamin C. homemade strawberry milkshake or smoothie or pure orange juice, are most favorite with kids.

Strawberry Fluff Recipe

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Ingredients:

  • One pkg. Colored marshmallows
  • 16 oz. strawberries fresh or frozen
  • 1/4-cup sugar
  • a large tub of Cool Whip

Method:

  • Cut up the strawberries
  • Mix with the Cool Whip
  • Add sugar according to taste
  • Mix in 1/2 to 3/4 package marshmallows
  • Mix well
  • Refrigerate for 2 hours

There are other fresh fruits and fresh vegetables that contain great ratios of Vitamin C. An unlikely way to obtain vitamin C is cauliflower and green broccoli.

These vitamin rich vegetables offer over 45 mg. of Vitamin C in a ½ cup providing. Exotic but delightful fruits like kiwi, pawpaw, and mango have great Vitamin C material. A piece of tomato provides 25 mg. of vitamin C.

The RDA recommendation makes available the necessary ratio of Vitamin C that is needed to avoid an insufficiency disease.

But children have unique requirements for Vitamin C as they develop. A diet wealthy in Vitamin C offers a lot of health advantages for both children and adults.

Conclusion:

The best part about healthy kids recipes is the flexibility they offer you. If there are ingredients in the recipes above that, you either don’t have, or your kids cannot have (for example if they have nut allergies) then you can quickly change out one ingredient for another.

Use your creativity when making healthy kids recipes and even include your children in the process. As long as you keep to using natural, whole foods ingredients,

you’ll be teaching and displaying your kids that eating healthily can be fun and delightful.