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Healthy kids’ recipes

37 Recipes

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

30 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
3 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

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
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12 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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
Gluten-free
4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star 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
4 ratings 2.6 out of 5 star rating

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
39 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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
20 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star 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
14 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star 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 hr
Easy
Healthy
Gluten-free
20 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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
33 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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
4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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

2 mins
Easy
Healthy
53 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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
60 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
8 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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
Gluten-free
18 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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
11 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

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
516 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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
Vegan
34 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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
238 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
345 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

30 mins
Easy
Healthy
29 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
7 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
46 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

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
4 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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
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