Lighter chicken tacos

Healthy kids recipes

30 Recipes

Simple, scrumptious recipes kids will love.

Lighter chicken tacos

5

(1 rating)

The same tasty Mexican dish with half the fat of standard tacos. Pile on the chicken, salsa and guacamole, and build yourself a delicious dinner
  • 1 hour
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Egg & soldiers

0

(0 ratings)

We love this spin on the traditional using asparagus soldiers for your dippy egg - a great low-fat, gluten-free snack or light lunch, just over 100 calories
  • 7 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Spinach, sweet potato & lentil dhal

4.642855

(21 ratings)

A comforting vegan one-pot recipe that counts for 3 of your 5-a-day! You can't go wrong with this iron-rich, low-fat, low-calorie supper...
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Pitta pocket

0

(0 ratings)

A low-fat, healthy snack with chicken, tomatoes and cucumber under 150 calories, and it takes just minutes to prepare
  • 2 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Weaning recipe: Chicken meatballs

0

(0 ratings)

If your toddler enjoys feeding him or herself then try these moreish chicken meatballs, made with fresh veggies and chicken thighs. Serve with rice and broccoli for a satisfying dinner
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Bircher muesli with apple & banana

4.5

(5 ratings)

Soaking oats and seeds overnight makes them easier to digest, and the muesli will be extra creamy. Great for a quick breakfast straight from the fridge
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Masala frittata with avocado salsa

5

(3 ratings)

A spicy twist on a simple frittata recipe, with Masala paste, coriander and plump cherry tomatoes. Pair it with our avocado salsa for a light and budget-friendly supper
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Chicken schnitzel with coleslaw

5

(7 ratings)

Chicken breasts are tenderised, covered in breadcrumbs and fried until golden and crispy. A dinner that kids will love cooking and eating.
  • 40 mins
  • More effort
  • Healthy

Barbecued chicken fajita skewers

5

(2 ratings)

Get the kids in the kitchen to prepare this easy BBQ chicken recipe, then assemble together with creamy guacamole on tortilla wraps
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Egg & rocket pizzas

4.72222

(9 ratings)

Use seeded tortillas as pizza bases for a quick and healthy lunch - crack an egg in the centre and bake to boost protein intake
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Superhealthy salmon burgers

4.658745

(263 ratings)

If you're after something a bit lighter than potato-packed fishcakes, try these simple oriental-style burgers...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Superhealthy pizza

4.333335

(39 ratings)

The quantities for this are generous, so if you have any leftovers, pop a wedge of cold pizza into your lunchbox the next day
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Super-veg pasta

4.48684

(38 ratings)

Get two of your five-a-day with this deliciously versatile sauce
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

More veg, less meat summer Bolognese

3.6875

(4 ratings)

Hide peas and courgettes in this Italian favourite to up your vegetable intake - great for kids when served with pasta
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Mushroom & chickpea burgers

3.62097

(31 ratings)

High in fibre and low in fat, these veggie burgers with spiced yogurt are the healthy way to enjoy fast food
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Potato & paprika tortilla

3.5

(3 ratings)

This thick, traditional Spanish omelette is bulked out with new potatoes and flavoured with herbs
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Fish fingers & mushy peas

4.77778

(9 ratings)

There's no need to resort to shop-bought when making your own is so easy - use sustainable pollock and add mint and lemon to your peas
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Pasta with tomato & hidden veg sauce

4.564105

(39 ratings)

Get your family to eat more veg with this superhealthy pasta sauce recipe which counts as 5 of your 5-a-day. The sauce is freezable too
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Creamy tomato soup

4.64844

(32 ratings)

A low-fat, vegetarian soup that everyone will love - passata and whole milk give a silky smooth finish
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Chicken & leek pot pies

3.65441

(34 ratings)

Creamy individual pies topped with fluffy mash - perfect for a relaxed dinner, with your favourite veg
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chickpea & coriander burgers

4.62288

(59 ratings)

High in fibre, low in fat and counting as 2 of your 5-a-day, this tasty veggie burger delivers on every level
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Jacket potatoes with home-baked beans

4.166665

(3 ratings)

Cold nights require comfort food, and there's no better than jacket potatoes - give yours a health boost with home-baked beans
  • 1 hour and 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

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