Kid-Friendly Recipes

In this section of the site, you can find all of the kid-friendly Skinny Chef recipes. Typically, there are several pages with recipes - so scroll down and use the paged navigation.... or search for the recipe by title:

 

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

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One of my youngest clients, Sarah, dubbed this lemony breakfast treat the ‘polka-dot muffin’. To save time, double the amount of batter and freeze half a batch in paper muffin liners. When you’re ready for another fresh- baked round, pop them into a muffin pan and bake in your pre-heated oven!

Salmon Cakes

Salmon Cakes

Serve salmon cakes on top of a lightly dressed mesclun or baby spinach salad. Sprinkle fresh chopped chives and enjoy as an alfresco lunch or the start to an elegant meal. Fish lovers will be hooked on this tasty preparation. A great way to use up leftover white wine and extra fresh herbs, these cakes also freeze beautifully.

Chocolate Toffee Grahams

Chocolate Toffee Grahams

These are a fast and simple treat, adapted from a recipe my granny used to make. Fun and fast, it’s the ideal recipe to make for an impromptu party or an easy, rewarding project to do with kids.

Kale Chips

Homemade Kale Chips

Making kale chips is fast, easy, and cost effective. Any type of kale works, just be sure that your washed kale leaves are dry before adding olive oil for ultimate crisp chips!

Peppermint Biscotti

Peppermint Biscotti

These festive cookies are so sweet but low in fat. Crunchy cookies with a hard candy coating make the perfect treat for kids with a mean sweet tooth or even prancing reindeer!

Crockpot Baked Apple Recipe Booklet

Crock-pot Baked Apples Recipe Booklet

One of the most popular recipes on the site has been my ‘Crockpot Baked Apples’. That’s why I decided to create a bunch of additional crockpot apple recipes and make them available as a downloadable booklet. Get your copy today!

Turkey Chili

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This turkey chili makes a tasty, high-protein meal, because it’s made with lean ground turkey. Get creative with the topping, a tablespoon of your favorite cheese, salsa, or sour cream. Beans add a good dose of fiber but if you want to ramp up the nutrition even more, add a handful of your favorite green, such as kale or spinach during the last minute of cooking.

Gluten-Free Lasagna

gluten free lasagna

This is no ordinary lasagna, it’s gluten-free and fortified with two of my favorite superfoods, mushrooms and kale. Gluten-free diets can be unhealthy when you don’t include veggies, but this one dish meal has it all.