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Healthy and Kid-Friendly Recipes to Try at Home

Making healthy meals at home doesn’t mean you have to serve up the same old dish every night. Introducing new, nutritious foods in lunchboxes and at the dinner table is easy—and changing things up is a great way to get kids excited about eating healthy. After all, parents and care-givers not only play a key role in making healthy choices for children, they also help children learn to make healthy choices for themselves

We’ve picked out some of our favorite recipes for easy, kid-approved meals and snacks that incorporate fresh, nutrition-rich foods. Whether you’re packing lunches, whipping up dinner, or prepping a quick after-school snack, try out something new from our list below.

Soup and Salad Recipes:

Lunch Recipes:

Dinner Recipes:

Snack, Side and Dessert Recipes:


 * = recipes courtesy of the White House Kitchen