17 Delicious Recipes to Try With Your Kids This Summer

17 Delicious Recipes to Try With Your Kids This Summer

Summer is now in full swing which means the kids are probably home and definitely hungry!

Coming up with healthy and easy lunches and snacks day after day can be tiring; but not anymore! We have put together a mix of 17 savory and sweet ideas that are perfect for those hot and busy summer days.

Think of the summer as the perfect time to get creative in the kitchen and get your kids involved. The summer is great for increasing your child’s fruit intake due to the abundance of fresh berries, watermelon, grapes, melons, pineapples and lots more!

All of the recipes listed below are easy to prepare and most of them can easily be packed up and taken to the pool, park or beach for a healthy lunch or snack.

Let’s Get Cooking!

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Bare Necessities Fresh Fruit Pops

Hydrating coconut water and fresh fruit make these a fun summer treat!

Fresh Fruit Pops with Coconut Water

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Get the recipe here for Bare Necessities Fresh Fruit Pops

Not Soggy Nachos

Stock up on chips during the summer when they are on sale. Try these quick and easy nachos for a busy summer day.

Not Soggy Nachos

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Get the recipe here for Not Soggy Nachos

 Fruit Salsa And Cinnamon Chips

A sweet way to get your kids to enjoy the abundance of summer berries!

Fruit Salsa Cinnamon Chips

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Get the recipe here for Fruit Salsa and Cinnamon Chips

Spiced Chicken And Grape Skewers

A great way to get some fruit in at meal time. Try these on the grill!

Spiced Chicken and Grape Skewers Recipe

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Get the recipe here for Spiced Chicken and Grape Skewers

Strawberry Pops

Easy to make, full of nutrients and kid approved!

Fun Summer Foods for Kids-Strawberry Pops

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Get the recipe here for Strawberry Pops 

 Rainbows And Butterflies Pasta Salad

Can be eaten warm or cold; a perfect pack and go lunch for a pool or park day.

Rainbows and Butterflies Pasta Salad Recipe

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Get the recipe here for Rainbows and Butterflies Pasta Salad

 Frozen Hot Chocolate

Hot chocolate isn’t just for the winter anymore!

Frozen Hot Chocolate Recipe

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Get the recipe here for Frozen Hot Chocolate

 Summer Quinoa Salad

A beautiful and fresh side dish you kids will love!

Summer Quinoa Salad Summer Quinoa Salad Recipe

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Get the recipe here for Summer Quinoa Salad

Baked Mozzarella Sticks

Cheese sticks are a summer time fair favorite, but make these healthy baked ones instead.

Fun Summer Food Ideas for Kids- Baked Mozzarella Sticks

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Get the recipe here for Baked Mozzarella Sticks

Frozen Fruit Dessert

A super easy cookout dessert that both kids and adults will gobble up!

Frozen Fruit Dessert Recipe

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Get the recipe here for Frozen Fruit Dessert

Cucumber Canoes

Refreshing and easy lunch or dinner that the kids can help build using their favorite veggies.

Fun Summer Foods for Kids-Cucumber Canoes

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Get the recipe here for Cucumber Canoes

Pineapple Sorbet

A delicious and refreshing ice cream alternative.

Fun Summer Foods for Kids-Pineapple Sorbet

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Get the recipe her for Pineapple Sorbet

Melon Sushi Roll Ups

Melon is everywhere during the summer! Get your kids to enjoy it in this unique lunch or snack idea.

Fun Summer for Kids-Melon Sushi Roll Ups

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Get the recipe here for Melon Sushi Roll Ups

Frozen Banana Pops

A super healthy, delicious and kid friendly DIY treat.

Frozen Banana Pops

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Get the recipe here for Frozen Banana Pops

PB And J Fruit Kabobs

A fun take on a kid classic!

PB&J Fruit Kabobs

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Get the recipe here for PB&J Fruit Kabobs

Banana Cheesecake Watermelon Pizza

A fun and refreshing take on a family favorite.

Banana Cheesecake Watermelon Pizza

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Get the recipe here for Banana Cheesecake Watermelon Pizza

 Ice Cream Sandwich Cake

A cool idea for a summer birthday treat.

Ice-cream Sandwich Cute Recipe

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Get the recipe here for Ice Cream Sandwich Cake

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