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Healthy Summer Recipes for Kids

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Homemade Chocolate Ice Cream

Here's a simple recipe for low-fat chocolate ice cream. Our version has all the richness you'll need but about 90 fewer calories than store-bought premium ice cream and a whopping 15 grams less total fat and 10 grams less saturated fat per serving.

» Homemade Chocolate Ice Cream

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.

» Bagel Gone Bananas

Zu-Canoes

Zucchini stuffed with tomatoes, mozzarella and basil make a fresh summer side dish. For the nicest presentation, use long, relatively skinny zucchini.

» Zu-Canoes

Buttermilk Oatcakes with Raspberry Compote

These high-fiber oatcakes are made with 100% whole grains and no butter. A quick raspberry compote is a nice change from maple syrup.

» Buttermilk Oatcakes with Raspberry Compote

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.

» Chicken Shawarma

Cherry Sorbet

Try this cherry sorbet recipe with a dollop of lightly sweetened whipped cream or some more chopped cherries on top.

» Cherry Sorbet

EatingWell Energy Bars

Instead of buying pricy energy bars, fuel your fitness routine with this great-tasting homemade energy bar recipe. Whether you use these energy bars as a pre-workout snack or to refuel and recover post-workout, they’ll give your body what it needs. Best of all, you can make this energy bar recipe in minutes.

» EatingWell Energy Bars


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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