Making heart healthy meals child’s play

By Sarah Noone Nutrition News   |   27th May 2020

Running out of ideas to keep the kids entertained and fed? Why not do both; by getting them involved in making delicious and healthy, kid and heart friendly meals.

Easy Peasey Pancakes

For easy peasey pancakes, simply get the kids to add a banana, two eggs and a teaspoon of baking powder to a blender, whizz up and cook up on the pan with adult supervision at all times. These are delicious topped with peanut butter, natural yogurt or fruit.

Easy Cheesey Quesadilla

For easy cheesey quesadillas simply get the kids to add low fat cheese (e.g. mozzarella), tinned sweetcorn and bell peppers to a whole wheat tortilla wrap. Place on a baking tray with the help of an adult and heat until the cheese has melted. Serve with a side of veggies e.g. carrots sticks or fresh fruit.

Hot Egg Dog

For the hot egg dog, get an adult to scramble some eggs with the kids. Once ready, let the your little chefs place the scrambled egg in a whole wheat bun and put a little salsa on top. Serve with a side of veggies or fresh fruit.

DIY Pitta Pizza

For DIY pitta pizzas place a whole wheat pitta on a baking tray. Let the kids spread a little tomato puree or pesto and top with whichever toppings they prefer. Things like red onion, tomato, sweetcorn, peppers, mushroom and olives all work well. Place on a baking tray with the help of an adult and heat for about 5 minutes.

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