Bonding over food can include more than just the time spent eating. Here are 10 easy, fun, and, best of all, kid-friendly recipes that your sous-chef will love helping whip up. Not only does involving your youngster offer an opportunity to learn a great life skill, letting them get messy in the kitchen is an experience they’ll remember fondly for years to come.
Expect the unexpected in this one. With its sweet flavor and creamy goodness, your kids won’t mind that it’s also loaded with nutritious spinach and cauliflower. Mom win.
This is what you get when you combine your favorite dinner with a brunch-worthy breakfast. A fun morning pie is something the whole family will love making and eating.
Ready in minutes and loaded with fresh, satisfying flavor, this creamy hummus is the epitome of easy. Blend, grab your kid’s favorite veggies or crackers and enjoy.
PB&J is timeless, so of course it had to make the list. This version trades the sugary jelly for a healthier alternative (and adds a special spice that takes it to the next level).
There’s no need to beet around the bush, this powerful and filling pick-me-up’s vibrant color will have the kids instantly interested – though it’s the fantastic flavor that’ll keep them coming back for more.
When sandwiches feel overplayed, grab a coconut wrap and make these delicious alternatives. Let your kid build and wrap their own for a special, hands-on meal.
Just one bite and the family will go nuts over almond-coated chicken tenders. Baked instead of fried, these better-for-you dippers, paired with their favorite sauce, are sure win.
Do you want fries with that? This healthy alternative is a lot easier – and better-for-you – than their deep-friend counterpart. Carrots have never been this fun.
There’s always time for sweets. These peanut butter bars – improved by better-for-you ingredients – are fun to make and even tastier than their cup-shaped inspiration.
Little hands will love putting together these beautiful (and healthier) ice cream sandwiches. No fancy cookware needed – just a food processor and mixing bowl.