Tasty kid friendly recipes and delicious cherry french toast.If you are a parent, you know how difficult it can be to get your child to eat healthy. Let's face it, kids want foods that are fun and taste good and could care less about foods that are good for them.
Therefore,it isn't an easy task to find kid friendly foods that are low fat and healthy. However, it is not impossible and the truth is if the food is displayed in an interesting fashion, the more appealing it will be to your child.
Preparing attractive kid friendly foods does not have to be time consuming. In fact, there are plenty of quick and easy low fat foods you can prepare in no time at all that your kids will love. There are a variety of different types of foods you can choose from that are simple to prepare and great tasting. To start you off, here is a great breakfast idea that kids love and is simple to make while being healthy for the entire family.
Kid friendly recipes: Cherry French Toast
French toast is a favorite of most kids and instead of using
syrup this recipe calls for using canned cherry pie filling to give your child the fruit they need and the sweetness they crave.
4 slices whole wheat bread per serving
6 eggs beaten with 3 Tablespoon low fat milk
1 can of cherry pie filling
Spray frying pan or grill with non-stick cooking spray.Dip bread into egg mixture covering both sides
Place in hot frying pan or hot grill. Cook until down side is cooked half way through and slightly crisp, turn and cook other side.
Place on plate and cover with cherry pie filling.If desired you may heat pie filling slightly to keep warm or serve at room temperature.
Note: You may also want to try making this recipe with blue
berry or apple pie filling as well. You can also top with a
squirt of low fat whipped topping if desired.
Kids love this breakfast because it is more like dessert than something that is good for them. However, it is healthy as well as containing many of the food groups that are part of the daily recommendation for healthy eating.
Keep in mind that there are many other kid friendly recipes that can be found as well. Check out a variety of cookbooks to find more breakfast recipes as well as some great foods kids will love for lunch and dinner as well.
Feeding your child healthy meals is a simple matter of presenting the food in a way that appeals to both their eyes and their taste buds. It may take a little research but in the long run it is worth it when you see your child eating healthy and enjoying it.
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Popa Woolsey has been writing about self-improvement-health issues for more than fifty years. He is a teacher, author and personal motivational coach.