Kids always look forward for sweets and treats in a party. After all, these foods make the party more fun and exciting. However, it is also important to ensure that the foods you prepare are healthy. Here are some of the healthy food ideas for kids that you can try.
Fruit rainbow cups
Fruit cups are healthy and colorful food options for a kids’ party. Simply fill cups with bite-sized blueberries, melon, pineapple, and strawberries. Then add green and purple grapes into it.
Watermelon is good for kids. But watermelon on a stick is great for kids. To prepare this, you just have to insert Popsicle sticks into a juicy and ripe watermelon.
Using a cookie cutter, cut the sandwich into a star or heart shape. Then fill it with carrot or beet root paste or other colorful fillings. Certainly, kids will be attracted with these sandwiches
Corn dog nuggets
Preparing this food is easy. You need bite-sized hot dogs and ready-made doughs. Wrap hot dogs with doughs and bake for around 9 minutes.
If you’re looking for a healthy appetizer for a kids’ party, this is a great choice. To prepare, mix spinach, eggs, grated cheese, panko crumbs, fresh herbs, and garlic salt in a bowl. Form the mixture into balls and freeze for a few hours. Then bake the frozen spinach balls. Serve with sauce or dip.
Animal face toast
Bring smile to the kids with this toast. Just put peanut butter, butter, nutella, or chocolate spread on toasts and top with fruits like banana, strawberry, or berries. Form animal faces using the fruits.
Juicy golden chicken
To prepare this, put oil into the pan. Then fry one side of the chicken for 5 minutes or until golden brown. Flip it and add butter. The butter enhances the flavor and color of the chicken. Remember also that using the right kind of cooking pans improves the quality and taste of food.
Kids are easily attracted to finger foods that are colorful. Mix together vegetables (zucchini, carrots, parsley, corn, and peppers) and parmesan. Then add egg and flour to the mixture. Fry the mixture in a pan for about 3 to 4 minutes.
This healthy food option is perfect for little hands. Cut cucumber into 1-inch thick slices. Using a melon baller, hollow out the center of the cucumber. Fill in the hollow part with deli meat, cheese, and carrots.
Put cream cheese or peanut butter on celery stalks. Then top with orange, kiwi, apple, cucumber or tomato shell and a cashew head to create a snail-like figure. Then place candy eyes on the tip using peanut butter or cream cheese.
This attractive and healthy appetizer is so simple to make. You just have to cut the watermelon into cubes and wrap these with thin slices of cucumber. You can obtain these thin slices of cucumber by using a peeler. Place a sprig of mint on one side of the cube and top it with a blueberry.
Yogurt fruit pops
To make this dessert, place small pieces of slice fruits into a molding tray. Fill the mold with yogurt and freeze for 30 mins. Then insert the Popsicle stick and return it to the freezer.
In a bowl, mix 1 ½ cups grated carrots and ½ cup water together and heat in a microwave for 3 minutes. Dry the carrots by draining and squeezing. Mixt it with ½ cup grated cheese, 4 tbsps. oat flour, and 2 eggs. Create star shapes using a cookie cutter. Then bake for 13 minutes.
Ham and cheese roll
Lay flat 3 slices of ham (deli sliced) and put string cheese on the center and roll. Place toothpicks on top and heat in a microwave for 30 seconds.
Healthy spaghetti carbonara
The preparation steps are the same as your usual carbonara. But to make it healthy, add veggies such as peas and spinach to the ingredients.
Simply thread fruits (kiwi, strawberries, grapes, blueberries, and mango) into bamboo or plastic skewers. Ensure to slice big fruits into small sizes (bite size).
Frozen yogurt bark
Spread a layer of yogurt in a container. Add bite-sized pieces of fruits and freeze.
Slice the apple in a circular manner and spread peanut butter on top of it. Then sprinkle with chocolate chips.
Yogurt blueberry bites
Dip a blueberry into the yogurt using a toothpick. Then place blueberries on a container lined with a parchment paper and freeze.
Cinnamon apple chips
Sprinkle cinnamon over thinly sliced and cored apples. Then bake for an hour.
Cut bananas in half. Dip each slice in yogurt and place over cereals. Then place bananas on a container lined with parchment paper and freeze.
Slice chicken into chunks and sprinkle with flour and seasoning mixture. Drizzle with oil and bake
Thinly slice carrots in an elongated shape. Sprinkle carrot slices with a mixture of oil, cumin, sea salt, and cinnamon. Place them over a baking sheet. Bake until crunchy
To prepare this healthy snack, mix mashed ripe bananas with 1 cup oats and ½ cup raisins. Form the mixture into cookie-like shape in a baking sheet. Bake for around 12 minutes.
Berry pancake bites
Whisk together egg, milk, and pancake mix. Place mixture into the mini muffin pan. Top each pancake batter with berries. Bake for 12-14 minutes. Let it cool, sprinkle with sugar, and serve with syrup or jam.
I hope these food ideas will help you in preparing for your next kids’ party. Kids will certainly enjoy these healthy, attractive, and fun food options.