Six Easy and Fun Summer Recipes For the Kids!
Summer’s upon us, and with it long, lazy and not to mention, hot days! Cooking seems like a real chore in the heat and plus it’s difficult to make up something with kids clamoring for a quick snack. What better way to combine it all and get the kids to help you make something fun? A little treat that looks good, and tastes fabulous too!
Here are some cool recipes you could make and enjoy with your kids.
With healthy ingredients like fresh lemonade, orange and pomegranate juice, these popsicles are juicy and sweet rainbow treats. Find this recipe here.
Berry and Orange Sorbet
With simple ingredients, sugar, water, orange juice, berries and lemon juice, thrown into a food processor this is ready in minutes to enjoy! Find the recipe here.
A ‘Cool’ Sandwich
Make a cool owl sandwich with chicken spread, or even just a cheese sandwich and cucumbers and raisin and pretzels sticks. Easy, cute and delicious! Concept from here.
With only Babybel cheese, pretzel sticks and raisins, enjoy making and devouring these fun little bites with your children. Recipe and instructions here!
Chocolate Pear Penguins
With only a few basic items, pears, chocolate chips, carrots and figs, this is such an easy summer snack for the kids! Find the recipe for it here.
Fun Garden Salad
Healthy, bright and colorful. Get the kids to help you assemble this and they’ll jump into it like they never have for any other salad!
There’s some more really cool summer recipes in this article in the National. Also, parents are encouraged to visit the Kids Eat Right website (www.KidsEatRight.org) to find practical tips, articles, videos and recipes from registered dietitians, posted each week to help families enjoy summer break without breaking their healthy eating plan.
Have a happy, healthy summer!