Nowadays, kids are addicted to electronic devices and have forgotten the basic value of happiness outdoors or indoors. Cooking with kids not only helps them to get rid of their passive lifestyle, but also boosts their confidence by improving their coordination and problem-solving skills.
Healthy Xpress offers healthy and fresh meals to residents of Dade and Broward. It is one of the largest delivery services in South Florida. Their mission is to provide a healthy lifestyle to the people of the US by delivering fresh meals with no preservatives, which could be microwaved. Depending on customer goals they come up with a healthy meal plan.
Here are the 10 easiest recipes that the kids can prepare under the supervision of their parents/guardians.
Soak 1 cup of old-fashioned oats overnight with ½ cup of milk. You can also add ¼ cup of chia seeds, yogurt, vanilla extract, and sweeteners such as maple syrup, dates, or mashed banana into it. Refrigerate the oats mixture overnight and garnish them with berries, nuts, seeds, or coconut while having.
Ants on a log
It’s a simple recipe that is made by combining only three ingredients such as 3 crunchy celery sticks, ¼ cup of smooth or crunchy peanut butter, and 30 sweet chewy raisins. Wash the sticks, spread peanut butter over them, and garnish with raisin toppings. If the kids are allergic to nuts, then one can also use cream cheese, cottage cheese, or even mashed avocado.
Cantaloupe yogurt and strawberry popsicles
Cut the tops of strawberries flatly. Cut the cantaloupe into 1 or 2-inch cubes. Put a stick into each piece of fruit. Place the parchment paper on a cookie sheet. Dip the fruit into yogurt. Place the fruit covered with yogurt into a cookie sheet. Freeze it for 30 minutes to 1 hour.
Take 3 medium-sized avocados, 1 tsp salt, ¾ cup cilantro herb, ½ cup onion,1 lime yields lemon juice, 2 medium red tomatoes, and 1 clove of garlic. Mash the avocadoes with lime juice and salt. Finely chop onion, tomatoes, and garlic. Add the chopped mixture into the bowl and garnish it with cilantro herb. It can also be refrigerated for an hour.
Kid-friendly green smoothie
Blend 2 cups of spinach or kale leaves with ½ cup of avocado, 1 cup of frozen pineapple chunks, 1 cup of frozen mango chunks, 1 frozen banana, 3/4 cup yogurt, 1 cup of unsweetened almond milk, ½ cup of mango or pineapple juice. No wonder it’s a kid-friendly recipe.
Mini eggplant pizzas
Fry one eggplant by slicing it into round pieces using 1 tbsp. of olive oil. Meanwhile, spread 4 tbsp. of pizza sauce over it. Take 60g of shredded cheese and spread it on the top of each slice. Add 50g of pepperoni, ¼ spoon of salt, and garnish the slices with 6 black olives. This is the healthiest pizza of all.
All the above recipes are a part of the paleo meal plan and can keep you fit by helping you to lose weight. It provides energy to the kids and keeps them active.
A healthy lifestyle builds a healthy immune system and helps to avoid diseases. Eating a variety of food keeps up a balanced diet.