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20 Kid Friendly Healthy Recipes

Vegan Frozen Yogurt Recipe

Homemade Frozen Yogurt

How to make your own healthy frozen yogurt with just two ingredients, so you can have your own Pinkberry or TCBY, with much less sugar!

Baked Vegan Donuts Recipe

Vegan Donuts

Fun to make, and even more fun to decorate, these healthy baked donuts come in five different flavors, including blueberry, coconut, glazed, and chocolate.

The Best Vegan Pancakes Recipe

Vegan Pancakes

These taste like regular pancakes because they are regular pancakes, made with traditional pancake ingredients you probably already have at home.

No Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Bar Recipe

Chocolate Oatmeal No Bake Bars

As the title suggests, there’s no oven required for these quick-to-make classic chocolate oatmeal bars. They are refined-sugar-free and packed with nutrition.

Healthy Chocolate Pudding Recipe

Healthy Chocolate Pudding

For anyone who loves those Jell-O chocolate pudding cups, here’s a homemade version with the same classic rich and creamy chocolate taste, no crazy ingredients.

peanut butter bars

Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Bars

These gooey chocolate chip peanut butter bars are great for packing into a lunchbox… even if it’s 2020 and that lunchbox never leaves your kitchen!

(The recipe also works with almond butter or sunbutter for peanut-free.)

Strawberry Smoothies

Strawberry Smoothies

(Or Peanut Butter Banana Smoothies)

Avocado Chocolate Mousse

Avocado Chocolate Mousse

Rich and silky smooth chocolate mousse with heart-healthy avocado blended into this kid-approved healthy snack.

Girl With Chocolate Cookies

No Bake Chocolate Cookies

These delicious and easy chocolate no bake cookies are sure to become a new family favorite. With just six ingredients, the entire recipe can be made in just about five minutes.

black bean brownie

Black Bean Brownies

This secretly-good-for-you brownie recipe has been the most popular recipe on my website for five years in a row, loved by children, teens, vegans, carnivores, and pretty much everyone who tries them!

Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

What kid (or adult, for that matter) could ever resist the charms of homemade chocolate chip cookies straight from the oven?? The best part about these cookies is that there’s no egg in the batter… so you can eat as much cookie dough as you want!

The Best Easy Healthy Applesauce Muffins

Applesauce Muffins

These soft and fluffy applesauce muffins can be vegan, gluten free, egg free, dairy free, and oil free, with less than ten grams of sugar per muffin.

banana ice cream recipe

Banana Ice Cream

The BEST part about this naturally sweetened creamy dessert is letting your kids’ imaginations run wild making different flavors. Stir in crushed chocolate cookies or fresh blueberries, top with sliced strawberries or coconut whipped cream, add cocoa powder and a scoop of peanut butter… the possibilities are endless!

Super Healthy Chocolate Fudgsicles

Healthy Chocolate Fudgsicles

Creamy and chocolatey fudge pops, made with natural ingredients- no high fructose corn syrup, heavy cream, or added sugars.

Healthy Butterfinger Bars

Healthy Butterfingers

Along with Reeses, Butterfingers were one of my favorite candies growing up. This homemade version has the same toffee-like crunch of a store-bought Butterfinger bar while also being whole grain and high in iron at the same time!

Wagon Wheel Pasta

Kid Friendly Mac And Cheese

A homemade and wholesome alternative to everyone’s favorite Kraft Macaroni & Cheese, with hidden vegetables you won’t even notice are in there!

Kid Friendly Unicorn Dip

Rainbow Unicorn Dip

With no food coloring required to make this magical rainbow dessert, it’s a quick and surprisingly simple recipe that both kids and adults will love.

homemade spaghettios recipe

Homemade Spaghetti Os

Spaghetti Os could often be found in my own elementary-school lunchbox, and this healthier version has no artificial flavors or high fructose corn syrup.

Strawberry Oat Bars Recipe

Strawberry Oatmeal Bars

Soft and buttery oatmeal bars with naturally sweet strawberry filling between layers of buttery oatmeal crumble, these are great for breakfast or a healthy snack option.

Easy Vegan Blueberry Muffins

Healthy Blueberry Muffins

(Or Keto Blueberry Muffins)

Healthy Banana Bread Recipe

Healthy Banana Bread

Breakfast, brunch, snack, dessert… this refined-sugar-free and vegan banana bread recipe is good no matter what time of day you serve it. One reader even left a comment saying her son loves it so much that he asked for it as his birthday cake!

Published on August 5, 2020

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