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10 Kid-Friendly Recipes To Survive Summer Break

Mac n Cheese? Yes, please!

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2 August 2017

10 Quick & Easy Recipes For Kids

If you’re a mum with a picky eater in the house, you know mealtime is going to be a battlefield. By now, you know the drill: Serve the food, wait for the whining then try convincing, cajoling and scolding. When none of that works, bribe them with a candy and may be (just may be) you might just win the battle, for today.

Things get particularly restless during summer breaks when kids have free time to plan out their not-eating-this strategies. Your best shot to avoid these encounters is to let your kids get in the game.

Here are some quick and easy fun recipes that you and your little devil can prepare in 25 minutes or less. Once they learn the process and efforts that go into cooking each meal, they’ll begin to appreciate and eat everything.

1. Mac N Cheese

Macaroni and cheese, yes, please! Loaded with healthy carbs, fats and protein, this creamy, milky and cheesy goodness is a sure shot hit at any given time.

2. Pretzel Crusted Chicken Fingers

Looking for a fun way to serve up some chicken? Cut into bites, coat in crushed pretzels, and bake to crisp perfection.

3. Peanut Butter Bonbons

These peanut butter banana bon bons need to happen asap!

4. Egg and Toast Cups

A little cup of sunny-side up eggs, bordered with crispy bacon. Worth waking up for - Every.Single.Day.

5. Leftover Brownie Crumb Truffle

Left-over food AND kids are helping? It's a win-win situation. They'll be finished as quickly as soon as they're ready.

6. Baked Mozzarella Bites

It's LEGIT Christmas in August.

7. Potato Croquettes

Fried potatoes with cheese AND a messy method to make it? It's every kid's dream. Get your camera out for an impromptu photo session.

8. Frozen Banana and Strawberry Smoothie

Cause everything tastes better on a stick. Drizzle some honey and chocolate syrup and you'll have a favourite ice cream flavour that's actually healthy.

9. Baked Potato Wedges

These crispy potato wedges are soft pillows on the inside and crunchy on the outside with a good kick of garlic and parmesan cheese. YUM!

10. Spaghetti & Meatball BItes

No fork twirling mess to clean up.