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Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

Healthy Recipes for Kids

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

School is back in session and I’ve been getting several questions on healthy snacks for kids. Getting your kids to eat healthier can actually be a lot easier than you think!! I’ve found the two of the most important factors to be:

  1. Making it accessible. Be sure to prep healthy foods ahead of time. Most kids will pass on an apple in the fridge. However, hand them a plate with sliced apples and a big dollop of almond butter and they’ll dig in! It seems like such a small thing but it makes a huge difference! Make sure your healthy foods are ready to eat!!
  2. Make it fun! When food is colorful and interesting, everyone is going to be more interested in trying it. Use color and creativity to spruce up your snacks.

Just look at all of these creative ways to serve apples & almond butter and other snacks!

I love these simple apple slices with almond butter and granola.

apple slices with almond butter and granola

These apple nachos are absolutely genius!

apple nachos

I really love this apple sandwich stack with almond butter, raisins, slivered almonds, and granola.

apple sandwiches

These apple cookies are beyond adorable and would be great for kids and adults! Have your kids help you with the assembly and picking out toppings, they’ll have a blast doing it!

apple cookies

These apple pops are gorgeous, super fun, and really delicious!!

apples with peanut butter

These teddy bear toasts are anything but boring and are sure to be a hit with everyone! Simply toast some Ezekiel bread, spread with almond butter, and top with sliced bananas and raisins/blueberries/chocolate chips!

teddy bear toasts

Presentation is everything! These butterfly snacks make ordinary snacks exciting! I would leave out the goldfish (too many toxic dyes and preservatives) and choose a healthier cracker or trail mix instead!

butterfly snacks for kids

Watermelon Pizza?! Such a fun treat!!

watermelon pizza

These rainbow veggie skewers are a great way to get your kids excited about eating more veggies! Have them help you place the veggies on the skewers too! Kids love to help and are much more likely to feel comfortable with foods when they are familiar with them and feel like they have created something special!

rainbow veggie skewers

These egg muffins are so easy to make and would be a great breakfast-on-the-go option for the whole family!

healthy egg muffins

I hope these recipes and examples inspire you and get your little ones excited about healthy eating!!  You can also follow my “Healthy Kids” Pinterest board for more ideas.

You can find all of my healthy kid-friendly recipes here! And for more recipes, tips, and tricks for raising healthy kids, check out my Healthy Kids eBook below. Enjoy!!

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