7 Interesting Healthy Recipes for Kids

Imagine it is between 3 to 4 pm, your child is back from school and the many extra-curricular activities and is hungry. While you do want to keep them satiated until dinner, stop and think for a minute before you grab that conveniently packaged snack off the counter. Do you really want to give your child a snack of artificial food with additives? Certainly not!

Would it not be great if you could find some quick and interesting recipes to make for your kids, while resting assured that you are giving them something they enjoy eating and yet, nutritious?

The simple solution is – incorporate almonds!

These nuts are not only a great snack option but are also convenient and deliver a host of nutrients like vitamin E, riboflavin, fibre, protein and many others. In other words, almonds are a healthy alternative for a variety of unwholesome snacks, readily available. In addition, since these nuts are tasty and crunchy, they can also satisfy your child’s senso

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Baby Shower Recipes – Delicious Lemon Squares

If you want to serve something really delicious to your guests at baby shower party, then this delicious lemon recipe is a perfect one to try. It is among one of my favorite recipes for this occasion and the great thing about it is that each of your guests would also love it due to its unique taste.

Here’s all you need:

3 cups flour

1.5 cup butter

8 teaspoon lemon juice

1 teaspoon baking powder

1 cup icing sugar

2.5 cup granulated sugar

5 tablespoons sugar

5 Eggs

Servings: 12

Directions for making Delicious lemon squares:

1. Soften the butter in a deep bowl.

2. Blend sifted flour, half teaspoon baking powder and cup of icing sugar & make a uniform mixture.

3. Pre-heat the oven at 350 degrees.

4. Now take a 12 inch square pan and grease well by rubbing butter all inside it. Spread above mixture in the pan and press

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Clementine Recipes: Not Just for Snacking

Clementines are the small citrus in boxes or mesh bags that appear in markets during the winter months. This year’s crop is tasty, juicy and plentiful (prices are low!).

They’re great for snacking, dessert or in fruit salads. Clementines also make a wonderful addition to almost any green salad, or in hearty salads with whole grains and beans. I’ve included five of Diana’s recipes below to get you started.

In Canada and perhaps elsewhere clementines may be called mandarins. Technically clementines are a cross between mandarins (Citrus reticulata) and Seville oranges (Citrus auratium). The recipes can be made with any of the tangerine-sized citrus or with oranges sections cut into bite-size pieces.

To prepare clementines for salads, just peel and section. If they are large or you want more flavor from the juice in your salad, cut the peeled fruit in half cross-wise before you separate the sections.

Look for boxes of small, firm fruit

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3 Amazing Slow Cooker Recipes For One

A slow cooker is usually used to prepare a large batch of a dish that caters to a group of people. But if you live alone, having plenty of leftovers is a problem you have to face. But who says that crockpots can only cook dishes ideal for groups? You can definitely use your crockpot to prepare a dish that is good for one or two people only.

Here are delicious slow cooker recipes for one you can enjoy at home:

Crockpot Chicken and Potato Combo

What you need:

  • 1/4 kilogram chicken, sliced into chunks
  • 1/4 kilogram potatoes, peeled and sliced into large chunks
  • 2 strips bacon, chopped
  • 2/3 cup shredded Colby Jack cheese
  • 1/3 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • Freshly cracked black pepper to taste
  • Additional cheese (for topping)
  • Avocado (for topping)
  • Salsa (for topping)

Place potatoes and b

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Foil Dinner Recipes That Everyone Is Loving Right Now

Preparing dinner for the entire family doesn’t have to be too much hard work, especially when you don’t have enough time on some days. If you don’t have the luxury of time but still want to prepare a fulfilling dinner, why not go for a foil dinner? It’s super easy to prepare and the best part is, no clean up required after!

Try these popular foil dinner recipes:

Hawaiian Chicken Extravaganza

What you need:

  • 1 kilogram chicken breast, chopped
  • 2 cups rice of your choice, cooked
  • 2 large onions, sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 large head broccoli, chopped
  • 2 cups green peas
  • 2 cups crushed pineapple
  • 2 to 3 cups teriyaki sauce

Prepare 4 sheets of heavy duty aluminum foil, folding the sides to create a 1-inch rim. Spray the foil with cooking spray. Divide the rice, chicken, onions,

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Two Chia Seed Protein Pudding Recipes

I was introduced to chia seed pudding a few years ago and instantly fell in love. A healthy alternative to regular pudding? Yes, please! I love “healthifying” my favorite foods that aren’t so healthy for you so this was right up my alley. I tried a few chia seed pudding recipes and started to develop my own. Most of the recipes I found didn’t have protein added to them so I decided to boost mine with protein. Chia seed protein pudding packs a healthy punch. It’s loaded with healthy nutrients which makes it a great option for either breakfast or a healthy dessert.

Chia Seeds are a good source of plant based omega-3s, fiber calcium and iron. They also have small amounts of phosphorous, manganese, potassium and copper. I love their “crunchy” texture. They almost remind me of tapioca but they’re much healthier for you.

Chia seeds can be eaten raw or cooked. I recommend eating them after they’ve either been soaked (like

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Beef Recipes: 3 Dishes That Meat Lovers Will Go Crazy About

Beef is one of the most widely used meats around the world. Like chicken and pork, it is used in millions of recipes from different cuisines. It is flexible and easy to prepare. Those that are big fans of steak or burgers would say that beef is the heaviest type of meat, the most satisfying when it comes to appetite. Compared to chicken and fish, beef contains a higher amount of iron.

Here are mouth-watering beef recipes you can try at home:

Melt-In-Your Mouth Butter Beef

What you need:

  • 1 1/4 kilograms cubed beef stew meat
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 small pack dry onion soup mix

Mix together beef stew meat and butter in a slow cooker. Sprinkle onion soup mix over the beef. Cook on high for 4 to 5 hours, stirring once. Best served with toasted wheat bread or over cooked egg noodles.

Baked Cheesy Beef Ravioli

What you need:

  • 1/2 kilogram grou
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Fishing Bait Recipes Including ‘Catfish’!

Before going fishing, it is imperative that you have some fishing bait with you to get those fishes biting. It is not that you have to go to some store to buy fishing bait; you can easily make fishing bait at home. For fishing bait recipes and recipes for catfish bait, all you have to do is to surf the Internet. You will be overwhelmed by the number of fishing bait recipes there are on the Internet.

This is a homemade fishing bait recipe that not only catches catfish but also all other types of fish. All you need is ½ cups of raisins, parmesan cheese, brown sugar and corn syrup. Along with it, ¼ cup of apple cider vinegar and 1 tsp. garlic powder. You have to first grind the raisins and then take the parmesan cheese, and add apple cider vinegar, garlic powder, brown sugar and corn syrup. This mixture has to be brought to a slight boil. You then cool it to add raisins and vinegar. This can then be thickened using either flour or corn meal till the desired thickne

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3 Quick Chicken Recipes That Are Kid-Approved

Chicken nuggets, chicken drumstick, chicken fingers… Kids all around the world just love their chicken! But who can blame them? The meat is readily available, easily prepared and can be cooked in many different ways! But if you want to prepare something new and a little more unique, try these quick chicken recipes that even you will love!

Maple-Baked Chicken Breasts

What you need:

  • 3/4 kg. boneless, skinless chicken
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce (less sodium)
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 2 sprigs fresh rosemary
  • Salt to taste
  • Ground black pepper to taste

Spray an 11×7 inch baking dish with cooking spray and place chicken inside. Sprinkle or rub salt and pepper to chicken to taste. Combine maple syrup, Dijon mustard and soy sauce in a small bowl.

Pour mixture over chicken and toss to coat the meat well. Tuc

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Out Of This World Grilled Chicken Wings Recipes That You Should Try Now

Grilled chicken wings are the ultimate comfort food – snack on it while watching your favourite sports show or serve it with mashed potatoes for a heavier meal. It’s widely available and inexpensive. It’s also a safe bet for picky eaters like kids. Best of all, it’s very versatile, marinate or dip it and it will still taste great!

Try these out of this world grilled chicken wings recipes today:

Maple and Spice Grilled Chicken Wings

What you need:

  • 2 kilograms chicken wings, tips discarded and sliced into two at the joint
  • 3 onions, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup dark maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup teriyaki sauce
  • 1/3 cup reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Dash of cayenne pepper
  • Cilantro for garnishing

Mix together onions, garlic, maple syrup, brown sugar, s

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