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32 Healthy Kid Friendly Recipes

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These 32 Healthy Kid Friendly Recipes will excite your kids with a variety of delicious breakfast, lunch, dinner, snack and dessert ideas. Most of these recipes include a vegetable in them so you can make sure you child is getting that extra dose of veggies! 

32 Healthy Kid Friendly Recipes - for the kids

32 Healthy Kid Friendly Recipes

Today’s post is in partnership with The Baby Cubby . Head to the end of this post for a 10% off promotion code to use on baby and toddler products! As always opinions are 100% my own.

Recently a few of my friends have approached me about getting their kids to eat healthier and how to add more vegetables into their diet. Many children refuse to eat certain vegetables, will not touch a green smoothie and aren’t thrilled with food that is all mixed together, like pastas and casseroles.

I am not an expert by any means when it comes advice on this type of thing but I can offer a little help as far as providing you guys with 32 Healthy Kid Friendly Recipes that I think will excite your kids. Not only will some of these excite your kids, they might just excite the adults too. Many of these recipes include vegetables and fruit in them and the kids won’t even notice, making them a great choice for meals.

When it comes to vegetables in my house I include both raw and cooked or steamed vegetables on my children’s plate for both lunch and dinner. I don’t care if they don’t eat all of the vegetables on their plate, but I make sure they see them and have the opportunity to try them. They say that for some kids it takes seeing a food ten times before they will try it.

My son Will can be a picky eater and I have found this with him. If I put a new food on his plate it usually takes 8-10 times of seeing it before he will give it a try. I am happy to report that as he gets older, he has gotten better about trying new foods. So for those of you who have a picky eater at home there is hope. Keep trying new foods and making healthy, veggie centric recipes to encourage your kids to broaden their love of healthy, nutrient packed foods.


Vegetarian Breakfast Egg Muffins are a great snack or breakfast. So healthy!

Vegetarian Breakfast Egg Muffins // A Cedar Spoon

Butternut Carrot Whole Grain Muffins are so tasty! The perfect snack!

Carrot Butternut Whole Grain Muffins // Peas & Crayons

Egg Muffins are a great breakfast! Healthy too.

Egg Muffins with Ham, Kale and Cauliflower Rice // Food Faith Fitness


Banana Muesli Breakfast Cookies // A Cedar Spoon


Applesauce Carrot Cake Muffins // Baked by Rachel

Lunch & Dinner


Ricotta and Spinach Fritters // Aggie’s Kitchen


Cheesy Zucchini Fritters // A Cedar Spoon


Spinach Quinoa Patties // Back to Her Roots


Tuna Macaroni Casserole // Julie’s Eats & Treats


Coconut Crusted Chicken Tenders // A Cedar Spoon


Panko and Parmesan Crusted Baked Zucchini // Courtney’s Sweets


Chicken Broccoli Mac & Cheese // A Cedar Spoon 


Gluten Free Veggie Turkey Rollups // Joyful Healthy Eats


Cheeseburger Hash Brown Cups // Emily Bites


Chicken Feta Cheddar Pita Pitza // A Cedar Spoon


Panko and Parmesan Crusted Baked Zucchini // Courtney’s Sweets

Meat Sauce with Hidden Vegetables is the perfect sauce for your pasta! The kids will never know there are hidden veggies in this!

Meat Sauce with Hidden Vegetables // Celebrating Sweets


Turkey, Carrot, Zucchini Meatballs // A Cedar Spoon

Quinoa Pizza Bites a great lunch or dinner for kids!

Quinoa Pizza Bites // Jessica in the Kitchen

Turkey Sloppy Joes are a healthier, lightened up version. Kid friendly too!

Turkey Sloppy Joes // A Cedar Spoon

Homemade Spaghettios are a kid-friendly dinner!

Homemade Spaghettios // Persnickety Plates


Crockpot Chicken Salad Sliders // Cotter Crunch


Zucchini Lasagna // Stuck on Sweet

Snacks & Dessert


Healthy No-Bake Coconut Lime Fruit Yogurt Tarts // Peas and Crayons


Gluten Free Butternut Squash Caramel Cake Bars // Fearless Dining 


No Bake Fruit Pizzas // Two Healthy Kitchens


Nectarine Ice Pops //  Fannetastic Food


Frozen Chocolate Coconut Banana Bites // A Cedar Spoon


Carrot Coconut Smoothie // A Cedar Spoon

Healthy Lentil Fudge is the perfect treat for kids!

Lentil Mint Fudge // Tasting Page


Whole Fruit Popsicles // The View From Great Island


Blueberry Carrot Cake Bars with Granola // Cotter Crunch

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The Baby Cubby is for every parent out there who has ever felt overwhelmed or discouraged about becoming a parent {raising my hand over here!}.  The Baby Cubby team is made up of parents who have been there, and know what it’s like and are passionate about encouraging, inspiring, and reminding parents how amazing they are and how important their role is.  The way they do that is by finding the best and safest baby gear and providing it to parents in a fun shopping experience where they can do things like test strollers on their stroller track and actively engage with parents via social media and their Cubby Community Blog to discuss some of those hard topics of parenting.

Here are a few of my favorite toddler feeding items that The Baby Cubby carries that will help you feed your kids these delicious recipes:

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