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Healthy Summer Recipes for Kids

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Bagel Gone Bananas

Talk about a grab-and-go breakfast: this bagel topped with nut butter and banana slices is ready in just 5 minutes and easy to eat on the run.

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Beef & Bean Enchiladas

These beef enchiladas, topped with a zesty green and red homemade sauce, are perfect for a party or a potluck. To cut calories and saturated fat we fill them with 90%-lean beef bulked up with chopped portobello mushrooms and beans. Although white-flour tortillas are traditional in San Antonio, we go for whole-wheat or corn tortillas to add a little fiber.

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Chicken Shawarma

Shawarma is a Middle Eastern sandwich made with sliced seasoned meat. This version features chicken, along with a cucumber-yogurt sauce, fresh tomato and crunchy romaine lettuce.

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Classic Quiche

This healthy quiche recipe is perfect for entertaining—the quiche can be made ahead and is just as flavorful served warm or at room temperature. Filled with caramelized onions and Parmesan cheese, this healthy quiche with a whole-grain crust is perfect for breakfast or brunch, or served with a light salad for lunch.

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Mushroom & Pepperoni Pizza Pops

What is a pizza pop? Think of it as a mini calzone on a stick. Pepperoni, mushrooms and peppers fill this one but feel free to experiment with your favorite pizza toppings. Serve with a mixed green salad with red-wine vinaigrette.

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Raspberry-Peach-Mango Smoothie Bowl

This healthy smoothie recipe is a gateway to the smoothie-bowl craze. Use whatever fruit, nuts and seeds you like best to make it your own. Be sure to use frozen fruit in Step 1 to yield a creamy, frosty base for the toppings.

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Blueberry-Shrub Lemonade Pops

This vibrant frozen pop recipe is inspired by a shrub—a beverage made from fruit steeped in vinegar that, though trendy now, actually hails from the 17th century. A splash of cider vinegar lends the distinctive shrub tang, while still letting the citrusy fruitiness come through.

» Blueberry-Shrub Lemonade Pops


Our healthy summer recipes for kids are full of nutritious ingredients that will keep your kids fueled and healthy through all of their summer activities. Our easy summer recipes for kids are perfect to pack for day camp or for a trip the beach. These summer breakfast recipes for kids, summer lunch recipes for kids, summer dinner recipes for kids and summer snack recipes for kids are healthy, kid-friendly recipes your children will love!

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