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Healthy kids' recipes

37 Recipes

Healthy, simple and scrumptious recipe ideas to keep children happy.

Cajun prawn pizza

2.5

(2 ratings)

Make a healthy, low-fat pizza with juicy, spiced prawns instead of calling the takeaway. Top with peppery rocket to make it even more nutritious and delicious
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chicken skewers with tzatziki

5

(2 ratings)

Kids will love these chicken skewers hot off the griddle for a quick supper, or pack them in wraps with green salad and tzatziki to take on a picnic
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Caramelised onion & goat's cheese pizza

3.75

(1 rating)

Make a veggie pizza that's healthy and low-fat instead of ordering a takeaway. This easy recipe uses goat's cheese for tang while the onions give it sweetness...
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

BBQ chicken pizza

3.166665

(3 ratings)

Make a healthy, low-calorie pizza that adds up to three of your 5-a-day and give the takeaway a miss. The barbecue chicken lends a moreish smoky flavour
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Butternut squash & chickpea tagine

3.0625

(4 ratings)

Make this tasty vegetarian tagine that kids will love as much as grown-ups. It's a great way to serve four of their five-a-day and it's freezeable...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

One-pan egg & veg brunch

5

(1 rating)

With courgette, peppers and eggs, this vegetarian dish is a filling, healthy breakfast for all the family – kids will enjoy dipping toast into soft egg yolk...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Lighter chicken tacos

5

(7 ratings)

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

Chicken schnitzel with coleslaw

5

(8 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

Masala frittata with avocado salsa

5

(9 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

Pitta pocket

5

(2 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

Superhealthy pizza

4.37778

(45 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
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Super-veg pasta

4.5

(39 ratings)

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

Weaning recipe: Chicken meatballs

4

(4 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

4.464285

(7 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

Barbecued chicken fajita skewers

5

(4 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

Spinach, sweet potato & lentil dhal

4.70935

(123 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

Egg & rocket pizzas

4.714285

(21 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

4.623685

(285 ratings)

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

Mushroom & chickpea burgers

3.66406

(32 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
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Egg & soldiers

5

(2 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

Potato & paprika tortilla

4.28125

(8 ratings)

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

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