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Healthy kids' recipes

37 Recipes

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

Cajun prawn pizza

3

(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

(6 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

4

(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

3.333335

(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

3.857145

(7 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

(2 ratings)

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

(8 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

4.90909

(11 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

4

(3 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

4.44681

(47 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

4.57143

(42 ratings)

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

Weaning recipe: Chicken meatballs

4.2

(5 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

4.625

(8 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

4.2

(5 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

4.719745

(157 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

4.708335

(24 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

4.642855

(294 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

3.77143

(35 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

4.333335

(9 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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