The big question every mom asks herself every day is what to make for their kids. Lunch and dinner might still be easier to choose, but snacks are the most confusing bit. Why? Because, they want their pick to be wholesome, healthy and delicious, all in one pack and also the kids should favourably eat them without any drama. Maybe some days you can also do a little experimenting of your own and turn a not so healthy recipe into a healthy recipe. Let’s give you some healthy snack recipes to start with!
Moong is one of the healthiest Indian ingredients and also fall in the category of ‘superfoods’.Kids love idli and this is going to be the right pick with everything you wanted. It’s going to fill your kid sooner than you think, super delicious plus healthy too. You can even pack it for your kid’s tiffin dabba and we bet they are going to ask it for more often.
What would one do if potatoes didn’t exist? They are truly a saviour! But, many people avoid eating them due to the fat content in them. Fair enough, but you can mix regular potatoes with sweet potatoes for a better option; sweet potatoes are healthier because of their rich protein and fibre content. Air-fried Aloo Tikkis made with a mix of both the potatoes are a perfect evening snack and a healthy recipe for you and your kids both.
Ragi is one of the healthiest millet, high in protein and is regarded as an amazing ingredient for growing children. Though Dosa is a South Indian recipe but all Indians love it with our hearts. A go-to option when you are looking for something economical, wholesome and delicious. The best part about this - Masala Ragi Dosa is that it is made with nutritious Ragi and can serve as a good option when you are out of
Eggs are said to be one of the highest foods in protein and it is best for your kids too. Boiled eggs are not something everybody loves to eat a lot, though they are great for health. You can actually do a lot more with like a Healthy Egg Roll to start with; it can serve as a perfect breakfast or even a filling You can add some veggies in this roll and customise it as you like; it is made with whole wheat flour which is always a better option than the refined flour.It is a super and your kids are going to love it.
This Maharashtrian snack is the best way to incorporate top-notch healthy food in your diet. They are easy to make and great at taste too. Bhajnee flour is made with a mixture of multiple flours which makes it super nutritious for everybody. Especially, kids because they are fussy about not eating high protein foods at all. So, this recipe will do the needful!
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