Getting kids to eat better doesn’t have to be a struggle — sometimes all it takes is a little inspiration. We’re here to help with fun, colorful and creative recipes for every meal.
High five! You got them out of bed and on their feet. Let’s see what we can do about giving them some good stuff to start their day.
Quick and Easy Breakfasts
Serve cut fruit with yogurt to dip.|
Fruity banana split||
Spoon unsweetened applesauce over banana halves and top with fresh berries.|
Mash berries, spoon over cottage cheese (it’s packed with protein!) and add a sprinkle of granola for crunch.|
Start your day with a simply delicious smoothie that packs fruit, veggies, yogurt and whole grains all in one sippable package.
Make lunch look good! These simple, kid-friendly recipes feature a rainbow of colorful vegetables and legumes.
Quick and Easy Lunches
Whole wheat tortillas + shredded rotisserie chicken + baby spinach = Chicka Boom Burritos|
Bread + cheese + carrot ribbons = Crouching Carrot Sly Grilled Cheese |
Whole grain crackers + deli-style turkey slices + cucumber + cream cheese = Picnic Poppers|
This juicy vegetarian lunch packs whole grain pitas with a mixture of greens, tomatoes and mashed avocado for a colorful midday meal.
1 bite, 2 bites, 3 bites, 4…they’ll love dinner and you’ll know the real score!
Quick and Easy Dinners
|Mac & cheese + frozen peas = Polka Dot Mac|
Spaghetti squash + tomato sauce = Squashy Sketti|
Cod + panko + roasted broccoli = Crispy Fish in a Forest|
Celebrate the tiny victories, like sending them to school in matching socks or serving a fun snack that you can feel good about.
Quick and Easy Snacks
Spread nut or seed butter onto graham crackers and top with sliced bananas, apples or berries.|
Fancy Ants on a Log||
Swap peanut butter and raisins for almond butter, pumpkin seeds and halved grapes.|
Black Bean Dip||
Purée a can of drained black beans with one tablespoon each tahini and lemon juice to serve with veggies and crackers.|
Perfect for breakfast on the go or a quick snack, these moist and chewy granola bars can be customized with any combination of nuts, seeds and dried fruit.