Healthy doesn’t have to equal boring. If you want to feed your kids, healthy, nutritious meals that are also delicious, you’ve come to the right place. As listed below are 5 healthy meals that your whole family will love.
Stuffed sweet potatoes:
Sweet potatoes are incredibly healthy, especially when they care compared to potatoes. So if your kids loved baked potatoes, it’s well worth introducing your kids to stuffed sweet potatoes as a healthy alternatives. Especially as sweet potatoes are low in calories and carbohydrates but are packed full of essential vitamins and nutrients. Some ingredients that you can place in your sweet potatoes include beans, tomatoes, green onions, chicken and cheese. You may even be interested in scooping low fat cottage cheese onto your family’s sweet potatoes, instead of regular cheese.
If you’re looking for a healthier breakfast option for your kids than pancakes and waffles, you may want to get your kids to help you make healthy acai bowls. To create acai bowls you may want to purchase ingredients such as frozen acai puree, ripe bananas, strawberries, blueberries, oats and Greek yoghurt. Although you can experiment with a wide variety of ingredients such as sesame seeds, pumpkin seeds and mangoes.
As you may know omelets are packed full of protein and healthy unsaturated fats that are essential for your body’s overall health. One of the advantages to making omelets for your kids is that you can use different ingredients for each family member’s omelets. For example, your partner may want an omelets for lunch which features lean shredded chicken breast, tomatoes, onions and asparagus, while one of your children may request ham, onion, tomatoes and corn in their custom made omelets. As omelets are easy to prepare you can even involve your kids in your meal prep.
Deep fried spicy cauliflower:
If you’re looking for a novel way to convince your kids to consume more vegetables and own a deep fried that uses air technology in order to cook fried foods with little fat, it’s a great idea to experiment with cooking deep fried spicy cauliflower. All you’ll need to do is to cut up florets of cauliflower and to dip them in olive oil or canola oil before dipping them into bread crumbs and an assortment of tasty herbs and spices. Just be warned that your family are likely to go nuts for this particular dish. Especially if you serve your cauliflower florets with a carefully chosen dipping sauce.
While salmon can be expensive to purchase, tuna is available for a small expense and can be used to create tasty tuna sandwiches for your kids’ lunches. If you want to get a little more creative than simply offering simple tuna sandwiches, you may want to use pita pockets instead of bread slices in order to create a thoroughly modern tuna sandwich.
So if you want to prepare healthy yet delicious meals that your whole family will love and will ask for time and time again, you can’t go wrong opting to try out any of the five dishes listed above!