9 Best Healthy Recipes for Kids and Families

Chicken in Red Pepper Sauce:

Take a break from traditional tomato sauce by blending red peppers, garlic, and warm chicken broth to create a quick and flavorful sauce for shredded chicken.

Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup:

Make a healthy and hearty soup using the slow cooker. Substitute tortilla chips for fresh tortillas to save time, and opt for baked white tortilla chips with a hint of lime for added flavor.

Spaghetti Squash with Fresh Tomatoes and Ricotta:

Enjoy a quick, flavorful, and healthy side dish in under 30 minutes. Cook spaghetti squash in the microwave for a fraction of the time it takes to roast it.

Sausage and Broccolini Pizza:

Create a family-friendly dinner with this veggie-topped pizza. Use store-bought refrigerated pizza dough to save time, making it perfect for busy weeknights.

Oven-Fried Chicken:

Enjoy crispy chicken with a lighter twist using corn cereal crumbs and crushed crackers as the coating. A light spray of olive oil before baking ensures crispy results without the excess fat.

Peas and Carrot Succotash Salad:

Dress frozen peas, corn, and edamame in heart-healthy avocado oil and lemon juice for a colorful and flavorful side dish.

Stuffed Turkey Burgers:

Elevate turkey burgers with mozzarella cheese and roasted red peppers stuffed inside each patty, adding creamy texture and sweet, smoky flavor.

Light Tropical Banana Pudding:

Indulge in a lightened-up version of banana pudding made with cornstarch-thickened pudding for a thick, luscious texture without the added fat.

BBQ Kale Chips:

Enjoy crunchy kale chips seasoned with paprika, ancho chili powder, garlic powder, and dry mustard for robust flavor that rivals store-bought options.