Healthy Kids Recipes!

Kids can become bored of the same foods they eat so why not check out these recipes, they can still be healthy and are great alternatives to the added sugar versions. Some of these are great to have right now to help cope with the hot weather!

One Ingredient Ice Cream:

Ingredients:

2 frozen bananas

Method: 

  1. Place your bananas in the freezer overnight.
  2. Take them out and place them into a food processor/ a blender and blend until they reach an ice cream like consistency.
  3. Then you can top with anything you like or just leave it as it is!

Fruit Ice pops:

Ingredients:

Coconut water and Fruit of your choice (kiwi, peaches, strawberries, etc.)

Method:

  1. Add your fruit to your ice pop mould, then add your coconut water.
  2. Freeze overnight, enjoy the next day!

Watermelon Slush:

Ingredients:

Watermelon and 20ml coconut water

Method: 

  1. Chop up your watermelon and place it in the freezer overnight
  2. Place your watermelon and the coconut water in the blender and blend until desired consistency (if it’s a little thick just add some more coconut water)
  3. Serve in a glass with a straw and enjoy!

Healthy chicken goujons and “chips”

 Ingredients:

125g of breadcrumbs, seasoning of your choice, 50g of plain flour, 4 chicken breasts cut into strips, 2 large eggs beaten, 2 tbsp of vegetable oil, polenta. 

Method:

  1. Preheat the oven to 190C, cover two baking trays with foil and a drizzle of oil.
  2. Mix the breadcrumbs and seasoning in a shallow bowl, place the flour in another shallow bowl.
  3. Dip the chicken pieces in flour, the beaten egg and then the breadcrumbs. Place them onto the baking tray. Add a little oil on top. Place them into the oven for 30-35 minutes.
  4. To make the chips, simply cut the polenta into whatever size you want your chips to be. Place them on the other baking tray and season. Add this tray into the oven for 20-25 minutes.
  5. Remove both trays when the chicken is completely cooked, and the chips are nice and golden brown. Serve with some peas or beans!