When my daughter was a toddler, she used to eat food of her choice but in a very simple and normal presentations as we all usually do. As she is nearly five, now she always want to participate in food decoration and presentation in her playful way. She always decorate food resembling the things she see around her. Easy healthy snacks for kids is all about such creative snack decoration ideas that your kids will love to do like my daughter.
As working in the kitchen with kids and helping them out with their food creating ideas, safety and ease should be the main thing to keep in mind for all of us. In this article, all the ideas need a little slicing or little chopping that we all can help our kids with and then leave them to create their artistic foods.
So, let’s see what we are making today….:)
CHOO CHOO WAFFLE TRAIN
- 2 cups of flour
- 2 tsp sugar
- 4 tsp baking powder
- 2 cups milk
- 1.5 tbsp cooking oil
- 2 tbsp water
- 3-4 drops tsp vanilla essence
- 3-4 tbsp melted butter
Method: In a bowl combine together flour, baking powder and sugar and mix well. Take another bowl mix butter, oil, water, vanilla essence and milk together. Now pour this mixture in the bowl of dry ingredients and mix well until in becomes a uniform batter. Make the waffle maker ready, when it is ready to use, put little bit of butter on it and then pour the batter. There is no hard and fast rule about the shape of waffle you want to make. It is absolutely up to you. This choo choo train is made by rectangular waffles in a waffle maker. Give your little one chopped and slices fruits and let them explore their creativity by decorating these yummy and healthy waffles. You can use chocolate sauce to make railway track and smoky thing in the picture is grated coconut.
This pancake recipe is really easy to make. A ladybird can be made by two equal size round pancakes and sliced strawberries, kiwi fruits and a couple of blue berry or raisin to make eyes. No fine cutting and chopping is required at all.
BAA BAA BANANA SHEEP
Ingredients Required: Cookie cutter, skewer sticks, water melon and other fruits of your child’s choice. Here are some amazing and easy fruit salad ideas for out kids to make.
HAPPY FACE RICE CAKE:
HAPPY CHEESE SANDWICH
Ingredients required: Slice of bread, bread sticks, cheese slice, piece of pepper, a couple of carrot slices, pepperoni (vegetarian sausage slice if you want to make vegetable only sandwich and olives.
Now, here we came to know that how easy it is to create some healthy and amazing snacks by our little kids. This way, we can encourage them to eat healthy food full of nutritions rather than unhealthy junk.
All these ideas are so so easy and can be done without making any extra effort and our little ones will enjoy not only eating but also the making process of it. All we have to do is to appreciate them because exploring and making new things even by using healthy food items is itself a learning process.