Looking for healthy dinner recipes for kids? Get the kids eating delicious nutritious food with our simple family dinner recipes.
If there’s one thing we LOVE here at Daisies & Pie it’s delicious family dinner recipes. The kind of dinners that you can sit around the table with the family and really enjoy together.
10 Healthy Dinner Recipes for Kids
Baked Bean Fajitas
Baked Bean Fajitas are brilliant for a quick and easy midweek dinner – packed with healthy vegetables and super quick to make. Add a few side dishes and you’re good to go!
Get the Baked Bean Fajita recipe here.
Healthy Oven Baked Southern ‘Fried’ Chicken
Treat the family to some delicious homemade Southern Fried chicken strips. Except our recipe is a healthy baked version and the kids just LOVE them.
Serve with a side salad, some sweet potato mash or savoury rice for a delicious healthy dinner recipe for kids.
Get the Healthy Southern Fried Chicken recipe here.
Easy Pasta Pesto – Healthy Kids Dinner
Our super easy pasta pesto bowls are great for busy weeknights. I
They’re quick to make and packed with tasty veggies. Best of all pesto is always a huge hit with the kids so it’s a win-win for me.
Get our pasta pesto recipe here.
Quick Chilli Con Carne with Baked Beans
Our quick and easy chilli con carne recipe is just PERFECT for weeknight cooking. It takes just 30 minutes from start to finish!
It’s a tasty, flavourful and just a super simple family meal. Kids just love the baked beans in place of red kidney beans and it’s empty plates all around!
Get the Quick Chilli recipe here.
Slow Cooker Shawarma Chicken
Shawarma Chicken just takes a few minutes to throw in the slow cooker in the morning. Then once it’s cooked, simply shred the chicken and serve with toasted flatbreads or pittas, salad and yogurt dressing.
Kids just love this healthy dinner recipe – it’s kind of like chicken kebabs but a whole lot less faff.
Get the Shawarma Chicken recipe here.
Healthy Dinner Recipes for Kids
Smoky Beef Burritos
Our super easy Smoky Beef Burritos can be ready in just 30 minutes.
Just serve the meat filling with salads and dips and let the kids make up their own burritos.
Get the Smoky Beef Burrito recipe here.
Tuna Bolognese – Healthy Kids Dinner Idea
Our Tuna Pasta Bolognese recipe is made entirely from store cupboard ingredients. Best of all you can have this ready to eat in just 15 minutes!
I usually add a side of mixed veggies (just the frozen ones) to add in some extra vegetables.
Get the Tuna Bolognese recipe here.
Easy Lamb and Potato Curry
Our quick and easy lamb curry recipe is really simple to prepare. It’s fast to cook and oh so good to eat!
It’s perfect for busy weeknights when you want something bursting with flavour but really don’t want to wait too long.
Serve the curry with toasted wholemeal pittas and a big salad.
Get the Lamb & Potato Curry recipe here.
Switch the ground beef for ground turkey and cook up a panful of delicious, low fat, turkey bolognese.
This healthy twist on the classic beef bolognese is packed with flavour and super simple to make!
Get the Turkey Bolognese recipe here.
Spicy Sausage Pasta
We just love this spicy sausage pasta! Use proper meat sausages – no rubbish for this dish, you want a high meat content sausage.
It’s a great weeknight dinner, easy to prepare, easy to cook. And so delicious to eat. Just serve with a side of broccoli to add a few greens.
Get the Spicy Sausage Pasta recipe here.
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