4 Healthy snack recipes for babies and kids

by Ohoud Saad

Most of busy mamas have the same dilemma. We want our kids to eat healthy food yet we barely have the time to prepare it. Below you’ll find a few quick recipes that will tick all the right boxes: nutritious, delicious and easy to make!

*Please make sure that your child is not allergic to any of the ingredients first and that they’re cleared by their doctor for these kinds of food according to their age.

Sweet potato pancakes

Ingredients

  • 1 large baked sweet potato
  • 2 eggs
  • Pinch of cinnamon

Directions

Peel the sweet potato and mash it with a fork. Mix in the eggs and cinnamon. Heat a drizzle of oil in a pan on the stove and add your pancake batter in scoops (it should make about 3-5 pancakes depending on how big you’re making them). Optional: Serve with yogurt and/or cut up fruits.

Overnight oats

Ingredients

  • 1 tub of Greek yogurt
  • 4tbsp of oats
  • 2tbsp of dried cranberries
  • Optional: honey

Directions

Mix all your ingredients together. Divide on 2 small jars and place in the fridge for at least 2 hours before serving.

Yogurt barks

Ingredients

  • 1 tub of Greek yogurt
  • 1tsp of honey
  • ½ cup of seasonal berries

Directions

Mix the yogurt and the honey and spread on a tray. Add in your mix of berries. Place in the freezer overnight or at least for 6 hours.

French Toast

Ingredients

  • Toast
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup of milk
  • Pinch of cinnamon

Directions

Cut the toast lengthwise into 3 or 4 strips. In a bowl, whisk the egg, milk and cinnamon together. Soak the toast in your milk mixture for a minute or two. Heat a pan on the stove with a drizzle of oil, add the toast and cook on each side for 2-3 minutes. Optional: serve with fruits and/or yogurt.

 


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