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Healthy kids' recipes

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Healthy, simple and scrumptious recipe ideas that will keep the whole family happy – from homemade fish fingers to pasta with tomato & hidden veg sauce.

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  • A serving dish with salmon pesto traybake and baby roast potatoes

    Salmon pesto traybake with baby roast potatoes

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.36 ratings

    Keep little kids happy at the family dinner table with this colourful salmon traybake that's delicious and healthy, with a good dose of omega-3 from the fish

  • Prawn-topped pizza with rocket leaves, sliced on a wooden board

    Cajun prawn pizza

    A star rating of 3.3 out of 5.4 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

  • Tortillas topped with chicken skewers and tzatziki on a blue table

    Chicken skewers with tzatziki

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.13 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

  • Goat's cheese and onion pizza sliced in half on a stone platter

    Caramelised onion & goat's cheese pizza

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.5 ratings

    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

  • Pizza with chicken and cheese in baking pan with slice cut

    BBQ chicken pizza

    A star rating of 3.6 out of 5.9 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

  • A casserole dish and plate serving butternut squash & chickpea tagine

    Butternut squash & chickpea tagine

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.61 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

  • A frying pan with one-pan egg & veg brunch

    One-pan egg & veg brunch

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.27 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

  • Lighter chicken tacos

    Lighter chicken tacos

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.14 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

  • Chicken schnitzel with coleslaw

    Chicken schnitzel with coleslaw

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.24 ratings

    Chicken breasts are tenderised, covered in breadcrumbs and fried until golden and crispy. A dinner that kids will love cooking and eating.

  • Masala frittata with avocado salsa

    Masala frittata with avocado salsa

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.41 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

  • Pitta pocket

    Pitta pocket

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.4 ratings

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

  • Superhealthy pizza

    Superhealthy pizza

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.58 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

  • Super-veg pasta

    Super-veg pasta

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.62 ratings

    Get two of your five-a-day with this deliciously versatile sauce

  • Chicken meatballs

    Weaning recipe: Chicken meatballs

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.10 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

  • Bircher muesli with apple & banana

    Bircher muesli with apple & banana

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.19 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

  • Barbecued chicken fajita skewers

    Barbecued chicken fajita skewers

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.12 ratings

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

  • Dhal with fork on plate

    Spinach, sweet potato & lentil dhal

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.692 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.

  • Egg & rocket pizzas

    Egg & rocket pizzas

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.38 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

  • Courgette, potato & cheddar soup

    Courgette, potato & cheddar soup

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.283 ratings

    This freezable soup is a delicious way to use up a glut of courgettes

  • Superhealthy salmon burgers

    Superhealthy salmon burgers

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.356 ratings

    If you're after something a bit lighter than potato-packed fishcakes, try these simple oriental-style burgers

  • Turkey burgers with beetroot relish

    Turkey burgers with beetroot relish

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.31 ratings

    These low-fat burgers freeze well, so why not make double and freeze for another time?

  • More veg, less meat summer Bolognese

    More veg, less meat summer Bolognese

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.9 ratings

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

  • Mushroom & chickpea burgers

    Mushroom & chickpea burgers

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.51 ratings

    High in fibre and low in fat, these veggie burgers with spiced yogurt are the healthy way to enjoy fast food

  • Egg & soldiers

    Egg & soldiers

    A star rating of 3.2 out of 5.6 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

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