Healthy Recipes Kids Can Make

Get the whole family involved in the kitchen with these wholesome and easy-to-make recipes from Food Network Kitchen.

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Healthy Chicken Pot Popovers

These comforting popovers with a creamy chicken filling are appealing to adults and kids alike. For little kids: Let them crack the eggs, stir the batter and shred the chicken. For big kids: Let them measure and stir the ingredients for the popovers and filling.

Get the Recipe: Kids Can Make: Healthy Chicken Pot Popovers

Quesadilla Bar

This self-serve meal lets kids load up open-faced quesadillas with their choice of toppings. For little kids: Let them assemble the quesadillas before baking. For big kids: Let them add the seasonings to the beef and help cut up the vegetables for the toppings.

Get the Recipe: Kids Can Make: A Quesadilla Bar

Cheesy Eggs-in-the-Hole with Bacon

Kids can use their favorite cookie cutter shapes to make this hearty breakfast with a grilled cheese-like twist. For little kids: Let them cut out the bread with cookie cutters. For big kids: Let them crack the eggs into the toast cutouts, sprinkle with Parmesan and (if they're up to it) flip the slices.

Get the Recipe: Kids Can Make: Cheesy Eggs-in-the-Hole with Bacon

Frozen Orange Pops

These easy-to-make pops are packed with vitamin C. Kids will love them, and they'll remind grownups of a favorite childhood frozen treat — but wholesome and healthy, without the long list of added ingredients.

Get the Recipe: Frozen Orange Pops

Whole-Wheat Pizza Hand Pockets

These whole-wheat pockets are easy for kids to help assemble and convenient to keep on hand in the freezer. Just pop them into a preheated oven — no defrosting necessary — and serve as an after-school snack, or pair the pockets with a green salad for lunch or dinner.

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Oatmeal-Chocolate Snack Cakes

These delightful treats have a soft, tender crumb that harks back to old-fashioned snack cakes from the grocery store. For little kids: Let them dump the ingredients into the mixing bowls, whisk together the dry ingredients and stir in the chocolate chips. For big kids: Let them measure out the ingredients, spray the baking pan with cooking spray and help spread the batter in the baking pan.

Get the Recipe: Kids Can Make: Oatmeal-Chocolate Snack Cakes

Healthy Salad-Stuffed Popovers

This fun-to-eat dish was inspired by the Tuscan bread salad called panzanella and is a great way to get kids to eat fresh vegetables. For little kids: Let them help stir the batter and pluck the leaves off the stems of the herbs. For big kids: Let them measure and stir the ingredients for the popovers and chop the vegetables for the salad.

Get the Recipe: Kids Can Make: Healthy Summer-Salad-Stuffed Popovers

Mini Whole-Wheat Chicken Pot Pies

These high-fiber individual pot pies make the perfect healthy snack, or pair them with a green salad for lunch or dinner. Make a batch and freeze them for later, then just pop them into a preheated oven — no parbaking or defrosting necessary.

Get the Recipe: Mini Whole-Wheat Chicken Pot Pies

Puffed Rice Snowballs

These healthier versions of rice cereal marshmallow treats make perfect car snacks or post-sports-practice munchies. For little kids: Let them sprinkle in the apricots, flax seeds and sunflower seeds, and then let them shape the mixture into logs or balls. For big kids: Let them spray the mixing bowl with cooking spray, stir the marshmallow mixture and stir in the puffed rice.

Get the Recipe: Kids Can Make: Puffed Rice Snowballs

Popovers with Mixed-Berry Sauce

These light, easy puff muffins are equally delightful as breakfast or dessert. For little kids: Let them crack the eggs and help stir the batter. For big kids: Let them measure and stir the ingredients for the popovers, then measure and cook the berries.

Get the Recipe: Kids Can Make: Popovers with Mixed-Berry Sauce

Kids Can Make: Healthy Cheesy Crackers

We cracked the boxed-cheese-cracker code with this super simple recipe. The dough comes together quickly in a food processor. For little and big kids: Let them measure ingredients and sprinkle on the toppings. For big kids: Let them try rolling out the dough.

Get the Recipe: Kids Can Make: Healthy Cheesy Crackers

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