Feeding your kids healthy food that they will enjoy can sometimes be a bit of a headache, we’ve found a few recipes that we’d like to share with you that hopefully the whole family will love!!
If your kids are mad about PIZZA try this … Cut muffins in half put 1 teaspoon of sauce (pesto, passata, sweet chilli sauce which ever they prefer), 2 tablespoons of pizza toppings (mushrooms, spinach, tomatoes, pepperoni, ham, sweetcorn, olives etc) and 1 heaped tablespoon grated cheese. Put in preheated oven for 8 to 10 minutes, or until cheese is melted and muffin is slightly toasted …delicious and healthy!!
HUMMUS can be made in minutes and is a tasty dip that goes really well with both raw veg and toasted pitta: Put 200g canned chickpeas, 2 tbsp lemon juice, 2 crushed garlic cloves, salt, 4 tbsp water, 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil and 1 tsp paprika in a food processor and blend to a creamy purée. You can add more lemon juice, garlic or salt to taste.
SALMON is often on a special at local supermarkets and is high in omega-3, this easy, quick recipe will be a hit with everyone: 450g pasta, cooked according to packet instructions, drained. Heat 3 tbsp olive oil and fry 1-2 crushed garlic cloves, 2 chopped red onions until soft, add 3 x 150g skinned and cubed fresh salmon fillets and 300ml double cream, season and cook gently until salmon cooked through, then stir in cooked pasta.
PRETZELS are a good alternative to crisps for a healthy snack. Also, cookery classes are a great way to teach kids how to feed themselves and introduces new and fresh tastes
Do you have any easy, healthy recipes you’d like to share with us? Email your recipes to firstname.lastname@example.org