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Healthy Foods for Kids recipes


Last Updated : Oct 21,2020



बच्चों का पौष्टिक आहार - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Healthy Foods for Kids recipes in Hindi)
બાળકો માટેનો પૌષ્ટિક આહાર - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Healthy Foods for Kids recipes in Gujarati)

Healthy Foods for Kids, Indian Healthy Recipes for Kids

Here we bring you a huge collection of healthy foods for kids. It is very important to inculcate healthy eating habits in your kids from an early age is an investment in their future! It will ensure a healthier and happier future for them. However, it is not easy to make kids eat healthy foods the way adults do. Greens and salads might not excite them as much as they excite the adults!

Healthy recipes for kids should include a good combination of energy, proteins, calcium and iron to support their normal growing phase. So, try to pack more nutrition into the treats they love, like Banana Walnut Muffins, Baked Nachni Sev and Cheesy Baked Zucchini Fries.

Healthy Foods for Kids, Breakfast

Banana Nut Oatmeal RecipeBanana Nut Oatmeal Recipe

As we all know breakfast is the most important meal of the day, care should be taken to include healthy foods for kids in breakfast because most children are fussy about eating breakfast.

Healthy recipes for kids breakfast menu include Mini Nachni Pancake, Quick Vegetable Appe, Apple and Banana Steel Cut Oats and many more…

Healthy Foods for Kids to Boost their Brain Health

Anjeer and Mixed Nut BarfiAnjeer and Mixed Nut Barfi

Brain activity enhancers include ingredients such as Almonds, Walnuts, Pistachios, Pumpkin seeds, Blueberries, Curds, Paneer etc. Give a boost to your kids’ brain with this omega-3 rich recipe of Dry Fruit Barfi.

It has all the three brain benefitting nuts walnuts, almonds and pistachios. For sharp memory kids can eat Almond Pistachios Praline Triangles, a good combination of brain boosting ingredients like almonds, pistachios, melon seeds and poppy seeds.

Healthy Recipes for Kids, Calcium Rich

Cold Cocoa Milkshake
Cold Cocoa Milkshake

Calcium is one of the important most minerals during growing phase of children. All the calcium deposition takes place during the initial years of life whereas calcium in the later part of life is used just for maintenance. Therefore, it is important for kids to have high calcium recipes to make their bones dense and strong. Sadly most kids are not fond of milk and refuse from drinking it.

Our section on calcium rich recipes will relieve you from the headache of thinking innovative recipes. Try tasty healthy recipes for kids like Almond Banana Smoothie, Saffron Chenna Pie and Nachni Paneer Pancake which kids are definitely going to enjoy.

Healthy Recipes for Kids, Energy Rich

Curried Beans PastaCurried Beans Pasta

Healthy foods for kids rich in energy are required because they need an energy kick to keep them active throughout the day be it in school or at the playground. Sandwiches are loved by all kids and if it’s creamy they find it yummier.

Try recipes of delicious sandwiches like Carrot Green Peas Creamy Sandwich and Green Pea and Spring Onion Sandwich with high energy content to keep your kid free from lethargy during play or at school. Cheese Chilli Frisbees are good to be given as tiffin treats or evening snacks

Healthy Recipes for Kids, Protein Rich

Spanish OmeletteSpanish Omelette

Growing kids require good quality protein for their growth and development. Good quality protein comes from non-vegetarian sources like milk, cheese, curds, paneer, eggs etc. But quality of the protein can be enhanced in vegetarian ingredients by combining cereals and pulses and one of the most loved recipe of good quality protein is Rajma Chawal.

Kids love to eat parathas and Egg Paratha is perfect for kids to obtain good quality protein from the diet. Paneer Kheer is also one of the protein packed healthy recipes for kids

Healthy Recipes for Kids, Iron Rich

Halim LadooHalim Ladoo

Iron is one of the most essential minerals for children’s growth and development. Iron carries oxygen from the lungs to various parts of the body and helps the muscle to store and utilize oxygen. Lack of iron in the diet causes a condition called Iron Deficiency Anemia. Less iron makes one feel lazy and growth is also slowed in kids.

To keep iron deficiency anemia at bay one needs to consume recipes like Cauliflower Greens and Besan Muthia and Spinach Mushroom Sabzi Kids enjoy eating bhel and we have a unique healthy variation Oats and Poha Sukha Bhel which is loaded with iron.

 

Enjoy our collection of Healthy Food for Kids, Indian Healthy Recipes for Kids and realted Kids Food articles below.

Kids Recipes 

Breakfast Recipes for Kids

Kids after School Recipes

High Fiber Foods for Kids

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Barley Khichdi
Recipe# 40397
05 Sep 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
barley khichdi recipe | jau khichdi | barely vegetable khichdi | healthy barley khichdi | with 20 amazing images. barley khichdi also known as
Chawli Masoor Dal
Recipe# 22446
21 Oct 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
An all-time favourite, this recipe combines chawli leaves with wholesome masoor dal and a flavourful masala paste to make a dish that surely wins the diner’s heart! Apart from the irresistible taste, there are many more reasons that make the Chawli Masoor Dal a must-have, especially during pregnancy ....
Spinach Tahini Wraps ( Nutritious Recipe for Pregnancy)
Recipe# 22444
20 Oct 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
spinach tahini wrap recipe | healthy spinach wrap Indian style | spinach wrap with tahini spread | healthy spinach roll | healthy recipe for pregnancy |
Oven Baked Pumpkin Fries, Healthy Snack
Recipe# 42327
08 Oct 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Health-conscious people are always on the lookout for tasty but healthy snacks, which will keep them off junk food! Baked veggies are really trendy snacks that classify as super healthy. You will be amazed by how easy and tasty the Oven Baked Pumpkin Fries are. Just slice the pumpkin into finger ....
Homemade Almond Butter,  for Weight Loss and Athletes
Recipe# 41117
03 Oct 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Homemade Almond Butter is totally awesome, a tantalising treat with a very unique flavour and interesting mouth-feel! Actually, it is something that must be experienced and not described! When you think almonds, you expect a nutty flavour, but this Homemade Almond Butter gives you a better flavour t ....
Baked Methi Mathri, Healthy Jar Snack
Recipe# 42360
03 Oct 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
When you bite into a Baked Methi Mathri, the flavours just explode on your palate. From the bitterness of fenugreek leaves and the spiciness of chilli powder to the appetizing taste of coriander powder, multiple flavours clamour for your attention. What’s more, this healthy jar snack is made wit ....
Chana Dal and Cabbage Tikki
Recipe# 38028
03 Oct 20

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by Tarla Dalal
Diabetic-friendly ingredients like chana dal and cabbage, flavoured elegantly with mint leaves and cumin seeds powder, make brilliant tikkis! The crispness of the Chana Dal and Cabbage Tikki brought about by the interplay of chana dal and curds is indeed remarkable, but must be had fresh off the tav ....
Rusk, Eggless Indian Homemade Tea Toast
Recipe# 42280
16 Oct 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
For many, especially the elders, tea-time is incomplete without rusk! Rusk is an indigenous tea toast that every Indian is proud of. It is basically a bread that is baked twice to make it super crisp, tasty and aromatic. Ingredients like milk, castor sugar and cardamom powder are used in the dou ....
Vitamin Khichdi ( Protein Rich Recipe )
Recipe# 35066
23 Sep 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
This dish is one meal but multi-nutrient! it is packed with vitamins and proteins that are found in abundance in paneer, moong sprouts and dalia. The veggies, masala and curd ensure that you have a delicious, and healthy meal.
Baked Whole Wheat Puris, Jar Snack
Recipe# 7579
02 Sep 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
baked whole wheat puri recipe | whole wheat masala puri | healthy baked papdis | with amazing 18 images. Weight watching and looking for a jar snack to munch on? We have got you an ideal recipe which is
Banana and Walnut Bread, Eggless Banana and Walnut Bread
Recipe# 40812
26 Aug 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
Stranded in a foreign land with no clue what to eat? Walk into a bakery or tea-house and you will surely find some Banana and Walnut Bread to warm your soul and fill your tummy. This perfect tea-time bread loaf is an international favo ....
Nachni Sesame Khakhra ( Iron and Calcium Rich Recipe )
Recipe# 35090
20 Oct 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
nachni sesame khakhra recipe | nachni til khakhra | homemade ragi khakhra | healthy tasty nachni khakhra | nachni sesame khakhra is a jar snack which can be relis ....
Dosa (  South Indian Recipe)
Recipe# 32927
19 Jul 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
dosa recipe | with dosa batter recipe | South Indian dosa | how to make dosa | with 22 amazing images. Dosa has put South India on every culinary hot spot of the ....
Jowar Bajra Garlic Roti
Recipe# 38880
24 Jul 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
jowar bajra garlic roti recipe | bajra jowar lehsun roti | healthy jowar bajra garlic roti | with 13 amazing images. Jowar and bajra are two super healthy flours and should be definitely included to diet!! We have ma ....
Nachni and Onion Roti
Recipe# 38882
01 Jul 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
Many consider red millet as an ideal food not just for elders but for growing kids too. It has a very balanced set of nutrients, and if prepared well it is very tasty too! the nachni and onion roti is an intelligent way of incorporating ragi in your diet in a way that appeals to all. Flavoured aptly ....
Black Grape Smoothie
Recipe# 39022
30 May 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
You won’t believe how well black grapes can go with curds till you try this! not only is it easy on the eye, it’s also filling and hugely satisfying. One glass of this smoothie should keep you going till it’s time to eat again!
Thepla ( Gujarati Recipe)
Recipe# 630
13 Aug 20

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by Tarla Dalal
Gujarati plain thepla | thepla recipe | healthy sada thepla | with 19 amazing images. Gujaratis love plain thepla just as much as a fat kid loves chocolate. Theplas
Mint Chaas, Punjabi Mint Chaas Recipe
Recipe# 30865
08 May 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
mint chaas recipe | spicy Punjabi mint chaas | mint buttermilk | pudina chaas | with amazing 14 images mint chaas recipe chilled concoction is just the thing one ....
Yummy Oats and Apple Porridge  ( Baby and Toddler Recipe)
Recipe# 3067
11 May 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
This wholesome porridge made of oats, apples and milk can be served as a dessert or breakfast after your baby is 6 months. Milk is a good source of calcium, which is extremely important for the development of your baby's bones and teeth. Oats are high in energy, protein and fibre.
Green Pea and Corn Bhel
Recipe# 30846
14 Apr 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Two of my favourite ingredients join hands here to make a fibre-rich feast for my little buddies! This is indeed a healthy choice of chaat as it is full of healthy ingredients like green peas, vegetables and corn, flavoured with khatti-meethi chutney.
Homemade Peanut Butter, for Weight Loss and Athletes
Recipe# 41116
24 Aug 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Indian style peanut butter recipe | homemade peanut butter | healthy peanut butter | with amazing 6 images. Indian style peanut butter recipe is a simple recipe made from unsalted peanuts ....
Mini Nachni Pancake
Recipe# 38989
10 Feb 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Don’t let the colour of ragi flour put you off, because this sumptuous Mini Nachni Pancake is a winner in all other aspects, including flavour, aroma and nutrition! Loaded with iron and calcium, these toothsome pancakes will help start your day on an energetic and exciting note. Remember however tha ....
Doodhi Theplas
Recipe# 3592
12 Apr 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
doodhi thepla recipe | Gujarati lauki thepla | healthy doodhi thepla | bottle gourd thepla | with amazing 19 amazing pictures. Gujaratis love thepla and it is an ....
Chat Pati Frankies
Recipe# 2584
20 Dec 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Let us wave our magic wands and turn boring chapatis into exciting frankies! And guess what, we are going to use all your favourite veggies and yummy paneer too. With the addition of peppy chaat masala and a bit of handiwork, the veggies turn into a tasty filling, which is tightly rolled up into the ....
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