Recipes for Picky Eaters

7 HEALTHY RECIPES THAT YOUR KIDS CAN BRING TO SCHOOL

Chicken Pesto Wrap, Mushroom Vermicelli, Tomato Egg Farfalle…  We recommend 5 recipes that will only make your kids crave for more! Plus, you can easily pack these dishes in Food Jars so your kid can bring it to school for lunch or snack time.

1. Chicken Pesto Wrap

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Forget sandwiches; Chicken Pesto Wrap is tastier, and makes for a perfect homemade lunch for your kids. Opt for multi-grain wraps as they contain a bunch of nutrients and antioxidants for different health benefits. For example, lutein and zeaxanthin in corn are known to protect vision while polyphenols in brown rice may have anticancer benefits. Furthermore, this recipe takes only 10 minutes to prepare, and is completely hassle-free.

Make your own here.

2. Mushroom Vermicelli

Mushrooms are full of minerals and vitamins – those that your kids need! This recipe is a kitchen hack that uses a Thermos® Food Jar to do the cooking for you. It’s simple, nutritious, and you can even bring it along as you go. Alternatively, opt for the Smoked Salmon Egg Drop Rice Vermicelli if you are love salmon!

Find the recipe here.

3. Baked Chicken Nuggets

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Trust us, anything that is breaded and fried will leave your kids craving for more. But, if you are avoiding ready-to-cook frozen chicken or fish fingers because of the unknown additives and preservatives, then this would be a great source of protein.

Follow the recipe here to make your own Baked Chicken Nuggets You can consider chopping them up into thin slices and serve these chicken sticks as snacks or with a bowl of greens.

4. Vegetarian Brown Rice Sushi

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Sushi is a popular choice among kids. It’s easy to consume, healthy, and filling. This is a great recipe for vegetarians or those who prefer a healthier lunch/snack. Instead of a normal pot, opt for a Thermos® Shuttle Chef® to simmer the rice.

Get your recipe here.

5. Easy Parmesan Buttered Noodles

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A super easy and delicious recipe for both kids and adults, the Easy Parmesan Buttered Noodles is perfect for those who love cheese and pasta. Furthermore, you can easily whip up this dish with minimal ingredients and effort – perfect for a quick fix when your kids are hangry!

Find the recipe here.

6. Tomato Egg Farfalle

Unlike spaghetti, Farfalle is made in the shape of a butterfly (thus the name Butterfly Pasta) – something that would entice your kids. Add eggs for protein and tomatoes for vitamins A, C and K, and cook in a Thermos® Food Jar.

Get the easy recipe here.

7. Avocado Brownies

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Finally, a dessert dish! Seriously, who doesn’t love brownies? And avocado has all the healthy fat you’ll need. It’s delicious, healthier (than other sugary desserts) and will be a hit among your kids and most adults for sure!

Get your recipe here.

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