Kid Kritics Approved - Healthy Foods for Kids

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Wake-Up Smoothie

Fruit smoothie that's great for breakfast!

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Wheat Blueberry Muffins by Carolina

Delicious guilt-free muffins made with dried blueberries for a delicious and nutritious snack.

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Wild Berry Burst Smoothie by Mary

Nutrient packed smoothie made with Greens+ Wild Berry Burst Superfood powder.

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Wild Berry Fruit Smoothie

A delicious fruit smoothie your children will love!

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Wild Blueberry and Greek Yogurt Smoothie

Smoothies make a great “on the go” meal, especially for the busy kid that never has time for breakfast.  This fiber and protein packed smoothie also makes a great snack before sport activities for a boost of energy that lasts until dinner.  Enjoy!

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Wild Blueberry Protein Smoothie by Jamie

Try this smoothie for breakfast or a mid-day snack!

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Wild Blueberry Syrup by Brooke

A more "wild" version of blueberry syrup with lemon and ginger. Try this recipe for a new twist to an old favorite.

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Apple Carrots Slaw

A refreshing simple salad of vegetables and fruit with a sprinkling of lemon.

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Baked Turkey Fritters by Tia

Turkey strips coated in a tasty and crunchy breading then baked to perfection!

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Bela Pizza

Who knew eggplant and squash could go on a pizza! We topped off our pizza with thin slices of eggplant, squash, tomatoes and mozzarella cheese, yum!

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Berry Chicken on a Stick

What a great way to fuel your lungs and muscles! These chicken chuncks marinated in Braggberry dressing and paired with sweet potatoes are perfect for lunch or dinner.

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Black Bean Quesadillas by Janice

Great item for a Mexican dinner at home, cheesy black bean quesadillas on whole grain tortillas with corn and diced tomatoes.

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Black Bean Soup

Black bean soup with an array of veggies simmered in vegetable broth and topped with sour cream or guacamole and cheese. Oh yeah!

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Blueberry Massaged Kale Salad by Sara

You won't believe how good kale can taste, and kids will even eat it!!

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Bragg Health Vinaigrette

This is a great salad dressing or marinate! Perfect for greens, salads, dips and all foods.

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Brainy Buffalo Burgers

In the mood for a something different? Try these buffalo burgers kicked up with onion, herbs, spices, cheese.

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Brazilian Style Bean Soup

Delicious, rich and nutritious bean soup that is a meal in one! It has all the flavor and texture of a creamy soup without adding any dairy or fat. Perfect for a winter day lunch or dinner.

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Bread Pizza Pocket by Sheila

A homemade pizza pocket - a great item to pack for school lunches as well as a snack.

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Broccoli Alfredo by Monica

A great way to turn plain broccoli into a kid favorite! Broccoli served with creamy Simply Organic Alfredo Sauce.

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Buffalo Burritos

A tasty alternative to ground beef? This recipe uses buffalo meat mixed with garlic, parsley, onion and mild salsa, served on tortillas and topped with shredded Sharp Light Cheddar Cheese. Try it!

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Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut squash is plentiful in the Fall and Winter months.  Roasting brings out its flavor and subtble sweetness.  Puree it in this creamy, versatile soup - sure to be a family hit!

 

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Cheesy Lasagna Rolls

This recipe is a really fun twist (literally!) on traditional lasagna.

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Cheesy Turkey Taco Bake by Julie

Spice up plain macaroni & cheese with ground turkey and a mexican twist!  Taco taste in one dish.

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Chick-En Nuggets

These nuggets are made with chickpeas! Delicious and full of flavor they are a great alternative to other nuggets. 

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Chicken and Veggie Stir-Fry over Freekeh

This stir-fry is made with better ingredients than your traditional to give it extra nutrient power while keeping the same great taste, if not even better!

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Chicken Apple Salad

A delicious and healthy combination of leftover chicken or turkey on a bed of Spring Mix lettuce with vegetables, fruits, nuts and a creamy dressing topped with shredded cheese.

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Chicken Fiesta Fajitas

Serve this yummy dish, loaded with vitamin C, with a homemade guacamole and hasta luego ... we're off to the fiesta!!

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Chicken Pasta Salad - Gluten-Free!

Gluten- free and sooo good! This salad is made with rice pasta, chicken, veggies, two cheeses and a parmesan dressing.

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Chicken Soup with Freekeh

All the flavor of homemade chicken soup with the added bonus of protein and fiber from Freekeh!

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Chicken-Free Patty Parmesan

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Colorful & Crunchy Pasta with Vegetables by Katrin

Lots of vegetables, whole grain pasta and a crunchy topping to please all ages!

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Cookie Crusted Chicken Fingers

Chicken fingers with a unique cookie coating!

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Corn Dog Bites

All the taste of corn dogs in bite-sized portions!  And they are made with healthier hot dogs - Uncured Chicken Franks.  Great for parties, appetizers, snacks, or a side dish.  Kids will love them!

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Creamy Broccoli Soup

We love soup anytime of year! We typically avoid "creamy soups" because they are usually high in saturated fat --the fat that's not good for your heart -- but NOT this soup! 

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Creamy Chicken Soup

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Creamy Macaroni & Ranch by Nicole

Pasta with vegetables, chicken, and ranch dressing that can be served hot or cold!

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Creamy Turkey Spinach Pinwheels

Wrap (or "pinwheel") filled with turkey, spinach, and a cream cheese spread.  Delicious and it's Kid Kritics Approved!

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Crispy Chicken Breast Tenders by Jenn

A healthier, oven-baked version of chicken breast tenders.  A tasty and nutritious alternative to fried chicken, hope y'all enjoy!

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Crispy Fish

A great option for a healthy but fun dinner entree! Super crispy fish that is baked not fried.

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Crunchy Turkey Meatballs by Carolina

Multi use turkey meatballs coated in crushed Veggie Sticks from Good Health Natural Foods. A family pleaser.

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Curry Chicken Salad

A delicious and nutritious curry chicken salad.  Try it...you're kids will love it!

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DIY Rainbow Nachos

Do It Yourself Nachos using every color in the rainbow, what a fun way to make snack time healthy and nutritious.

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Easy Cheesy Turkey Chili Burrito

A can of organic turkey chili, cheddar cheese, mild salsa and fresh cilantro, all wrapped in a whole grain tortilla and warmed in your toaster oven - so tasty and so easy.

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EatSmart Crusted Chicken Breasts by Roblyn

A fun way to cook chicken and serve it for lunch or dinner as a main dish. Crispy and juicy without compromising healthier recipe standards.

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Edamame Baked Fish by Fernanda

This is a deliciously easy way to prepare fish! Healthy and full of flavor, this is a great one to get your "pickier" eater to try fish again.

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Falafel Chip Chicken Nuggets by Deneen

A new way to make your chicken nuggets that will not only please the kids, it will impress adult guests as well!

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Falafel Chips Crusted Chicken Strips

Simple and simply delicious falafel chip crusted checken breasts are baked and then served with organic ketchup or your condiment of choice. Kids love them!

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Falafel Taco Salad

No it's not meat, it's falafel! The kids will grab the taco chips and scoop up this falafel taco salad with romaine lettuce, salsa, mozzarella cheese, and spices.

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Freekeh Fried Rice

"Fried Rice" with higher protein and fiber when made with Freekeh instead!

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Freekeh Salad

This is a fun and refreshing salad recipe full of fiber and energy!

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