When it comes to prepping meals for kids, finding something that they actually enjoy can sometimes feel like an impossible task, especially if they're a picky eater. Of course, you want to find an easy meal that your child will enjoy, but you also want to make it somewhat nutritious. And it’s a bonus if it’s quick and easy to make!
This delicate balance is the focus of this article. We’ve picked 5 of our favourite quick and fun meals for kids. Each easy recipe is sure to be a great family meal.
Making the Ultimate Dinner Choice?
Most parents could probably keep their kids happy just by having pizza every night, but we’re guessing that’s not why you came to this article. The key is to pick a meal that is quick and easy, but alsohas the nutritional components of a meal that you can feel good about.
In this article, we have considered meals that are fast and simple, but also are full of fresh and healthy ingredients, andtaste great. And of course, it’s great to have some variety so that things don’t get stale. We’ve included options from a variety of different cuisines, and we think your kid will be excited about all of these fun and easy meals!
So read on if you want our suggestions for some fun, easy meals for any day of the week. And once you start to experiment with different dishes, you will find that your kids’ palettes will start to expand as well.
Turkey Sloppy Joes
First up is turkey sloppy joes. This is a meal that packs all the taste of a traditional sloppy joe that kids love, but adds the benefits of using a leaner, lower-calorie meat option. You can whip this one up in minutes, here’s how you do it:
Quesadillas are a fun and easy recipe that kids love. The best thing with quesadillas is that anything goes. You can pack them full of as many veggies as you want! Kids have fun choosing how to dress up their own quesadillas:
Chicken fingers are a classic choice for any kid! While it’s easy to buy the frozen fingers, they are actually quite simple to make at home. Not only are they easy to make, they are healthier and in our opinion, taste even better!
Meatballs are a tried and true dinner for kids and adults alike! Meatballs are delicious on their own, or you can use them to spice up your pasta dishes, serve them over rice, and much more. The first step is making the perfect meatballs, and it’s so easy:
Kebabs are another meal that is highly delicious and highly flexible. You can basically put whatever kind of meat and veggies you want on a kebab (depending on what your child likes to eat!). They are fast to make, and you can throw them right on the barbecue. We love a steak and veggie kebab:
Thanks very much for checking out our guide on quick and easy recipes for your kids. We included recipes that are fast, but also high in nutritional content. It is always great when you can find a recipe that tastes great and is also nutritious.
Try out these fun meal ideas that you and your childrenwill love. The key to making a habit of healthy eating is to mix things up. So have fun with it, try these recipes out and keep things fresh in the kitchen!