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Junk food may be the fast and easy alternative when trying to get a child to eat. Why not look at our collection of healthy, easy and quick to make recipes instead? Healthy and fun to eat options lie a click away!
Easy New Year’s Eve Canapes

Easy New Year's Eve Canapes

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by a sudden influx of guests on New year’s Eve and even on New Year’s Day. Here are a few canapes you can make ahead of time and keep ready for guests. The recipes are simple and easy to double in quantity.< ...

By Mocomi Kids on December 31, 2019 Read more ...
Christmas Sugar Cookies

Christmas Sugar Cookies

Christmas cookies are a wonderful gift to give to loved ones. They look beautiful decorated on a platter and gifted in baskets. The glaze sets hard and the cookies can be stacked once they’re set.

Ingredients –

  • 1 cup butter (preferably unsalted)
  • 1 ¾ cup powdere ...

    By Mocomi Kids on December 18, 2019 Read more ...
Warming Winter Stew

Warming Winter Stew

The base of any delicious stew is a good vegetable or meat stock. Before any other variations are suggested, learn how to make a healthy and flavour packed vegetable stock using the recipe provided below. This recipe makes 1.5 litres of vegetable stock. To store any unused stock, pour the leftovers i ...

By Mocomi Kids on December 4, 2019 Read more ...
Apple Cinnamon Muffins

Apple Cinnamon Muffins

As the weather turns cooler, children tend to crave snacks with warm flavours. This warmth can be achieved by adding spices such as cinnamon, clove, allspice and nutmeg and combining them with fall favourites such as pumpkin, apple, pears and fig. By baking chopped apple into the muffin, the fruit so ...

By Mocomi Kids on November 20, 2019 Read more ...
Cranberry and Oatmeal Cookies

Cranberry and Oatmeal Cookies

Autumn is upon us and with it, the distant bells of the Christmas season. Get into the season’s spirit by trying out these delicious cookies. They’re loaded with the fibre and goodness of oats, with a delicious and healthy sprinkling of dried cranberries. For those wanting to indulge, additional ...

By Mocomi Kids on November 6, 2019 Read more ...
Healthy Mac &#038; Cheese

Healthy Mac & Cheese

Macaroni and cheese is an instant favourite with children and needs no introduction. Children can happily enjoy it every day of the week, without the smallest of complaints. However, the downside to such a dish is that its nutritional value is fairly low. Pasta contains large amounts of gluten and pr ...

By Mocomi Kids on October 23, 2019 Read more ...
Yummy Broccoli Recipes

Yummy Broccoli Recipes

Broccoli has long suffered a bad reputation amongst children as being a tasteless and overly healthy vegetable. Parents have trouble incorporating into their children’s diet without losing its nutritional value. Below are two simple, delicious, yet nutritional dishes you can serve to children witho ...

By Mocomi Kids on October 10, 2019 Read more ...
Kid-friendly Granola Bars

Kid-friendly Granola Bars

Granola is a mixture of rolled oats, puffed rice, dried fruit, chocolate chips, honey and nuts. These ingredients are combined and pressed in an even layer into a baking tin – where they’re chilled till they harden. You can cut them into squares or bars to make them easy to transport. Making ...

By Mocomi Kids on September 25, 2019 Read more ...
Sandwich Caterpillars

Sandwich Caterpillars

Making sandwiches for large groups of children can always be a daunting task and layering and slicing individual sandwiches can become exhausting. This an easy recipe for a light lunch or a children’s birthday party.

These ingredients are just suggestions and fillings for the sandwich ...

By Mocomi Kids on September 11, 2019 Read more ...
Healthy Alternatives to Festival Sweets

Healthy Alternatives to Festival Sweets

Sweets served around festivals come loaded with processed sugar and clarified butter. In small quantities, these sweets do not harm. However, in excess, sweets can cause cavities, hyperactivity in children (which always leads to a temper tantrum inducing crash) and other health issues.

It ...

By Mocomi Kids on August 28, 2019 Read more ...
Healthy Yet Tasty Soups

Healthy Yet Tasty Soups

Soups are an effective yet delicious way to incorporate more vegetables into your child’s diet. By adding herbs and flavourings to soups, it is easy to amplify the flavour profile of the soup – making it a hearty option for dinner.

The monsoons and flu season come hand in hand and ...

By Mocomi Kids on August 14, 2019 Read more ...
Fruit Rainbows

Fruit Rainbows

It’s easy for children to grow bored of eating fruits on a daily basis, tired of the same ways in which fruits are combined or slipped into their desserts. Here’s a fun and easy recipe which involves no cooking, to make eating fruits more enjoyable. These fruit plates or skewers are fun t ...

By Mocomi Kids on July 24, 2019 Read more ...
Toasty Recipes For Rainy Days

Toasty Recipes For Rainy Days

Rainy days are upon us and with them come chilly weather and sniffly noses. At a loss for what to cook on these dreary days? Here are few healthy yet delicious recipes to keep your children and yourselves toasty and warm.

NOODLE BOWLS

A lifesaver while making noodle bowls are stock cub ...

By Mocomi Kids on July 10, 2019 Read more ...
Lunch Box Treats

Lunch Box Treats

Vegetable Quesadilla

A vegetable quesadilla is an easy way to incorporate lots of vegetables, that your child would otherwise turn away from, into a tasty treat. A quesadilla can be described as a tortilla which has been filled with cheese, meats and vegetables, and heated. A tortilla is ...

By Mocomi Kids on June 26, 2019 Read more ...
Using Summer Fruits

Using Summer Fruits

Cooling salads, fruity ice cream sundaes and tropical fruit skewers – summer fruits can be incorporated anywhere! Take advantage of the delicious fruits available this summer to increase your child’s fruit intake. There are many ways to seamlessly incorporate fruit in their diet, without it s ...

By Mocomi Kids on June 12, 2019 Read more ...
Summer Recipes

Summer Recipes

Summer is upon us and everyone’s appetites go out the window. The heat gets you craving fresh, light food and children end up craving ice cold lollies. Don’t fall prey to getting desperate and throwing store-bought ice cream at them. Why not try to make your own? The benefits of doing thi ...

By Mocomi Kids on May 22, 2019 Read more ...
Healthy Snacking Options

Healthy Snacking Options

Not enough stress can be placed on the need to swap out unhealthy junk food with healthier (yet easy to make) options. Here are a few simple snacks which can be whipped together whenever needed.

  1. Slices of apple smeared with peanut butter.

A lovely combination of sweet a ...

By Mocomi Kids on March 18, 2019 Read more ...