4 Healthy Recipes For Your Child


When it comes to eating, children can be rather fussy. Getting children to eat healthy poses an even greater challenge because children are conditioned to think that healthy food is boring or bland. It’s up to the parents to break this stereotype. Why not show your children how great healthy food can taste with these 4 lip-smacking recipes? Here they are:

Vegan Chocolate Truffles:
With the festive season coming up, the intake of sugar and fat is very high. Make these delicious vegan truffles in just 3 simple steps. They are sugar-free, preservative-free, gluten-free and taste great.


  • 1 cup cocoa powder
  • ½ cup coconut oil
  • 2 coarsely chopped almonds
  • 3 spoons maple syrup


  1. Blend all the ingredients together
  2. Pour liquid chocolate into molds
  3. Freeze for 3 hours

Hearts and Crosses Salad


  • Strawberries
  • 1/2 small cucumber
  • Snow pea sprouts


  1. Use a small sharp knife to cut a small V-shape into the top of 2 strawberries, removing the hulls. Halve each strawberry lengthways to make hearts
  2. Cut 4 V-shaped indents lengthways into 1/2 small cucumber. Thickly slice crossways to make crosses. Serve the strawberry hearts and cucumber crosses with snow pea sprouts.

Chia Seed Pumpkin Pudding
Surprise your kids with this tasty yet healthy recipe of Chia Seed Pumpkin Pudding this festive season.

  • 1 cup – yogurt, plain
  • 1 cup – pumpkin, canned
  • 4 tablespoon – maple syrup, pure
  • 1/4teaspoon – cinnamon
  • 1/4teaspoon – vanilla extract
  • 4 tablespoon – chia seeds


  1. In a large bowl, whisk together the yogurt or coconut milk, pumpkin puree, maple syrup, cinnamon, and vanilla extract. Add the chia seeds and whisk again until very well combined.
  2. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours, or until the chia seeds have plumped. Pour into jars and sprinkle with toppings of choice. Optional toppings include: Coconut, pumpkin seeds, or sliced bananas.
  3. Enjoy immediately, or store in the fridge, covered, for up to 5 days.

Breakfast Smoothie Bowls
A great way to start a day is to boost your immune system with vitamin and mineral rich breakfast. Smoothie Bowls have gained a lot of popularity abroad. They’re super easy to put together by mixing and matching your favourite flavours. The rich antioxidant levels make this super bowl a great breakfast.

  • 1 cup – almond milk, unsweetened
  • 4 tablespoon – chia seeds
  • 1 medium – kiwi
  • 1 cup – Greek yogurt, plain
  • 1 cup – cherries, frozen
  • 1 tablespoon – honey
  • 1/2cup – grapes
  • 1/2cup – banana
  • 1 cup – Greek yogurt, plain
  • 1 cup, chunks – Pineapple, Frozen
  • 1 cup, cubes – cantaloupe
  • 1 tablespoon – honey


  2. Spoon a layer of chia pudding on the bottom of a clear bowl.
  3. Arrange kiwi slices around the sides of the bowl.
  4. Blend the frozen cherries and the yogurt in a blender until smooth. Blend in the honey if using.
  5. Add the cherry yogurt on top of the chia pudding.
  6. Top with fresh fruit.
  8. Blend the frozen fruit with the yogurt until smooth. Blend in the honey if using.
  9. Put the yogurt in a bowl and arrange banana slices around the outside.
  10. Arrange bits of fresh fruit across the top.
  11. Scatter granola over the surface.

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