What’s for dinner tonight? That is a very commonly asked question in homes around the world. Especially if you have hungry kids in the house, you need to come up with an answer pretty quickly. To help you out, we put together this round up of 15 healthy family dinners. Even if you love cooking and want to serve healthy homemade food to your family, you probably sometimes feel that you are stuck with ideas and find yourself preparing the same dishes over and over again. At least I do. I hope you will find some new ideas from the list below.
Year 2017 is a big celebration for Finland as the country reaches its 100th anniversary. The Let’s Eat Together project celebrates independence at a shared table. Kiddielicious Kitchen is happy to be part of the project, because what would be a better way to spend time together with family and friends than eating together. We asked our fellow bloggers from around the world to share us their ideas for healthy family dinners. Start the year with cooking some of these delicious meals – let’s eat together!
Kid-friendly vegetarian dishes
Photos by: Kat’s Delicious Kitchen / Happy Kitchen Rocks / Nutmeg Nanny / Kiddielicious Kitchen
We love serving vegetables to our kids, but it’s not always easy to come up with meals that the kids would also love to eat. These four meals are all vegetarian, some of them even vegan and most importantly suitable for the whole family. Great ideas for easy, healthy family dining.
1.Stuffed quinoa red bell peppers (Kat’s Delicious Kitchen)
A meal loaded with protein, veggies and healthy grains.
2.Sweet potato casserole with black beans, kale and buckwheat (Happy Kitchen Rocks)
Comforting gluten-free and vegan casserole that is perfect for winter.
3.Creamy red lentil carrot soup (Nutmeg Nanny)
Delicious soup that is ready in just 30 minutes.
4.Hidden veggie pizza with lentil crust (Kiddielicious Kitchen)
A healthy pizza recipe that the whole family will love
Fish and seafood family dinners
Photos by: Maria Ushakova / Danielle’s Kitchen / Spend With Pennies / Kiddielicious Kitchen
We love eating fish since it is high in protein as well as contains high omega-3 fatty acids and high vitamin D content. I’m sure the whole family will enjoy these fishy meals.
5.Roasted rainbow trout with vegetables (Maria Ushakova)
Fish and veggies is a quick and fresh family dinner.
6.Lemon tahini zoodle salad (Danielle’s Kitchen)
A bowl full of healthy deliciousness.
7.One pan sesame ginger salmon & broccoli (Spend With Pennies)
A healthy family-friendly one pan dinner.
8.Quinoa-crusted fish fingers (Kiddielicious Kitchen)
Homemade fish fingers in less than 30 minutes.
It’s all about chicken – family friendly chicken recipes
Photos by: Healthy Little Foodies / Baby-led Feeding / Kidgredients / Kiddielicious Kitchen
Chicken is a popular family favourite ingredient. It’s probably one of the most used proteins around the world. Kids also tend to like chicken because of its quite mild flavour compared to red meat. Here are four delicious options what to cook with chicken.
9.Chicken and quinoa bake (Healthy Little Foodies)
Quinoa, chicken and vegetables make a kid-friendly meal
10.Healthy baby friendly chicken tikka masala (Baby-led Feeding)
This yummy curry suits the whole family
11.Slow cooker mexican chichen thighs (Kidgredients)
Simple and easy chicken that is perfect for tacos
12.Baked Pesto Parmesan Chicken (Kiddielicious Kitchen)
A family favourite delicious chicken recipe
Healthy family dinners with meat
Photos by: Just A Little Bit Of Bacon / The Gingered Whisk / Kiddielicious Kitchen
We received many ideas for family friendly dinners with meat. Here are our three favourites containing lamb, pork and minced meat.
13.Greek lamb meatballs and rice (Just A Little Bit Of Bacon)
Meatballs with a Greek twist as a comforting one-pot meal.
14.Crock pot pork ramen (The Gingered Whisk)
Kids love adding their own ingredients to this easy ramen.
15.Hidden veggie meatloaf muffins with roasted tomato sauce (Kiddielicious Kitchen)
Meatloaf as muffins is a fun way to serve meat to kids.
Hope you enjoy this round up of healthy family dinners! We would love to hear your favourites or if you try one of these.