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3 Fun and Healthy Recipes to Make With Your Kids

Children love imitating what their parents do. Cooking is not an exception - if they see you making your daily meal in the kitchen, it is natural for them to feel curious and want to try it. Cooking would be a great parent-child activity. Nothing makes the child happier than eating the food himself helped prepare.

Try these fun and healthy recipes to make with your kids:

*Easy Homemade Pizza*

What you need:
• Your choice of bread
• Pizza sauce
• Butter
• Sausages (sliced)
• Cheese, grated
• White onions, sliced
• Red and/or green bell peppers, sliced
• Tomatoes, sliced
• Pineapple slices
• Olives, sliced

Slice or place your bread on a baking sheet. Spread the pizza sauce and add a layer of grated cheese on top of each bread, Give your child the freedom and creativity to layer and decorate the pizzas using the different toppings. When all toppings are used up, toast the pizzas in a pre-heated oven (375C) until the cheese has melted.

*Baked Cheesy Spaghetti Squash*

What you need:
• 1/4 kg. chicken breast, minced and cooked
• 1 egg
• Spaghetti squash
• Sauce of choice (red or white)
• Cheese, grated
• Basil leaves
• Oregano
• Pepper Powder
• Salt

Heat the spaghetti squash in the microwave until the skin begins to wither. Remove from heat and split the squash then drain and scrape it. In a medium bowl, combine the egg, cheese, basil leaves, oregano, pepper powder and salt. Stir in the squash. (You can let your little one do this step!)

Place the squash mixture in a oven-safe plate. Top with cooked chicken and grated cheese. Place the plate in a cookie sheet in a pre-heated oven (350C) and bake until cheese has melted.

*Beans and Cheese Tacos*

What you need:
• 8 taco shells
• 1 can pinto beans, rinsed
• 1 bunch Romaine lettuce
• 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
• 3/4 cup mild salsa

Place the pinto beans and 1/2 cup mild salsa in a microwave-safe bowl. Heat in the microwave for 2-3 minutes. Ask your child to help you tear the lettuce into small pieces.

Lay out the taco shells on a serving plate and divide the bean and salsa mixture among the shells. Let your little one top each with the lettuce, remaining salsa and cheese. Serve immediately.

Have a great time in the kitchen with your child - experience a great bonding moment with these fun and healthy recipes!

yogavijayasankar
Wed, 10/30/2019 - 13:46

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