2 easy 5-ingredient-or-less recipes for kids

2 easy 5-ingredient-or-less recipes for kids

Fruit rockets and rainbow pizzas? Yes please! These are just two quick-and-easy recipes for kids that your kids will love to make and gobble up afterwards. Packed with fruit and veg, these colourful recipes to make with children are healthy too, encouraging them to eat their five-a-day.

So if you’re looking easy recipes for kids to make by themselves, we’ve put together these two recipes that are great for snacks, parties and picnics. While these are all recipes kids can make, we recommend that a responsible adult cuts the fruit and veg in advance, leaving the fun part of assembling and decorating to your children.

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Recipes for children: rainbow pizza

Here’s one of the easiest rainbow pizza recipes for kids, to make getting their 5-a-day both fun and tasty.

Takes about 30 minutes

What you’ll need

  • Baking tray
  • Cheese and tomato pizza
  • Chopped red onion
  • Chopped cherry tomatoes
  • Chopped green pepper
  • Sweetcorn
  • Plenty Original kitchen paper
  1. recipes for kids veggie pizza 01 Pre-heat the oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Place the cheese and tomato pizza on a baking tray.
  2. recipes for kids veggie pizza 02Start making the colourful rainbow by placing a spoonful of chopped red onion in the middle of the pizza.
  3. recipes for kids veggie pizza 03Next, add a ring of chopped cherry tomatoes around the red onion.
  4. recipes for kids veggie pizza 04Then add a ring of chopped green pepper around the cherry tomatoes.
  5. recipes for kids veggie pizza 05Finally, add a ring of sweetcorn around the green pepper, and bake in the oven for around 10-15 minutes.
  6. recipes for kids veggie pizza 06Now for the food magic that young children will love. Remove from the oven, and cut the pizza in half to make two rainbows, or into wedges. Once cool enough to eat, serve the pizza on some kitchen paper.

Tip

Plenty Original kitchen paper is ideal for serving food at mealtimes or when you’re out and about. It’s safe to use, it’s strong and its high absorbency will soak up any excess moisture or grease.

Recipes for kids: fruit rockets

Our healthy and tasty fruit rockets are one of the best recipes kids can make for summer picnics and parties.

Takes about 30 minutes

What you’ll need

  • Bamboo skewers
  • Pineapple, peeled and chopped into triangular pieces
  • Kiwi fruit, peeled and chopped
  • Watermelon, peeled, seeded and chopped into rectangular or square pieces
  • Cantaloupe melon, peeled, seeded and chopped into rectangular or square pieces
  • Strawberries, hulled
  • Plenty Original kitchen paper
  1. recipes for kids fruit rocke 01 Help the kids carefully thread the triangular rocket-tail-shaped pieces of pineapple onto the skewers.
  2. recipes for kids fruit rocke 02Next, cut the cantaloupe melon into a square chunk and thread onto the skewer.
  3. recipes for kids fruit rocke 03Then add a similar sized piece of watermelon.
  4. recipes for kids fruit rocke 04Follow with a chunk of green kiwi fruit.
  5. recipes for kids fruit rocke 05Finally add a whole strawberry to the end of the skewer, and serve with a sheet of kitchen paper to catch any juices while the kids eat.

These colourful recipes to make with children are the perfect way to help nudge the kids into independence in the kitchen. You can make snacks that are healthy, tasty and fun at the same time, all made with quick and easy recipes for kids to get involved with.

 

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