10 Much Healthier Versions Of Your Kids Favourite Foods


Getting kids to eat something different, or a meal they haven’t seen before can be difficult! Kids favourite foods and snacks can vary, but there are generally the standard contenders in there like chicken nuggets, crisps or buns.

To be fair, we all like buns!

We are always trying to be as creative as possible whilst also having a healthy approach to our cooking and recipe ideas. With that in mind, we thought it would be good to give you some inspiration for ways you can give the kids their favourite foods, but with a twist!

Check out these healthy versions of some commonly loved foods and snacks. Give them a try after work or at the weekend with the kids. They’ll love them all, trust us!

10 healthy versions of your kids favourite foods

DIY Instant Noodle Cups

Image & Recipe courtesy of http://www.thekitchn.com/how-to-make-diy-instant-noodle-cups-222560

Baked Carrot French Fries

Image & Recipe courtesy of http://www.momables.com/baked-carrot-french-fries/

Fruity Ice Lollies

Image & Recipe courtesy of http://www.jamieoliver.com/recipes/fruit-recipes/strawberry-ice-lollies/

Tasty Pear Crisps

Image & Recipe courtesy of http://charlotteslivelykitchen.com/pear-crisps/

Healthy Alphabet Soup

Image & Recipe courtesy of http://www.mostlyhomemademom.com/2012/11/soup-week-alphabet-soup.html#_a5y_p=1153494

Flourless Chocolate Chip Chickpea Blondies

Image & Recipe courtesy of http://www.ambitiouskitchen.com/2013/04/flourless-chocolate-chip-chickpea-blondies-with-sea-salt-vegan-gluten-free-healthy/

Creamy Greek Yoghurt Mac and Cheese

Image & Recipe courtesy of http://cookingalamel.com/2013/08/creamy-greek-yogurt-mac-cheese.html

Skinny Banana Blueberry Muffins

Image & Recipe courtesy of http://sallysbakingaddiction.com/2013/03/17/skinny-banana-blueberry-muffins/

Healthy Candy Bracelets

Image & Recipe courtesy of http://onelittleproject.com/healthy-candy-bracelets/

Homemade Chicken Nuggets

Image & Recipe courtesy of http://www.foodnetwork.co.uk/recipes/chicken-nuggets.html

Give these a go, they won’t disappoint! For more inspiration check out our kitchen and recipes section where we have loads of great ideas waiting for you.

You might also like our recent article on the humble potato. A widely loved vegetable but sometimes it’s difficult to think past roasted, boiled or mashed! Check out the full article for inspiration in how to turn your next bag of potatoes into something amazing.

Let’s hear your thoughts on our recipe suggestions. Do you have any healthy alternatives to your kids favourite foods? Comment below!