Recetas Para Niños

Hey there child care providers!

I handpicked the delicious recipes below to share with you because they are so easy, even young children can help make them!

Links to each of these recipes have been sent in PEP Texts in the past. If you want to receive weekly text messages of even more recipes, along with other useful information for child care providers in Flint, sign up for PEP Texts.

Bon Appétit!
-Alyssa

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  Ingredients
Banana Oatmeal Pancakes
Healthy and super tasty pancakes for breakfast!

#breakfast #pancakes #sweet
Bananas, eggs, oats, baking powder, cinnamon, vanilla extract, salt, coconut oil or other oil, maple syrup (optional)
Peanut Butter Cereal Bites
You only need three ingredients for these simple, yet tasty snack bites!

#peanutbutter #snack #cereal
Honey, Peanut butter, Honey nut cereal
Oven Sweet Potato Fries
These sweet potato fries are the perfect side dish for any dinner!

#dinner #fries #potato
Sweet potatoes, canola oil, salt, cayenne pepper
Mini Pepper Pizzas
These mini pepper pizzas are the perfect way to get your children to eat some veggies! This dish makes a great meal for lunch or dinner.

#pizza #vegetable #lunch #dinner
Bell peppers, extra-virgin olive oil, kosher salt, pepper, pizza sauce, mozzarella, parmesan, mini pepperoni, parsely
One-Pot Creamy Chicken and Broccoli Pasta
Try this one-pot chicken and broccoli pasta for a simple dinner dish!

#pasta #vegetable #chicken #dinner
Oil, chicken breast, salt, pepper, onion, broccoli, milk, bowtie pasta, parmesan cheese, mozzarella cheese
Meatball Subs
This meatball sub recipe takes just 30 minutes and is the perfect solution for a family dinner!

#meatball #dinner #sub #quick
Olive oil, garlic, oregano, red pepper flakes, crushed tomatoes, salt, sugar, meatballs, brat or hot dog buns, mozzarella cheese
Banana Bread
This delicious banana bread is perfect to make with children!

#banana #bread #dessert
Bananas, butter, sugar, baking soda, egg, salt, flour
Limonada Endulzada con Miel
Try this refreshing lemonade on a hot, summer day!

#refresh #lemonade #summer
Water, lemons, honey. Optional: strawberries and mint
Chocolate Hazelnut Mug Cakes
These mug-cakes are the best evening snack. Super convenient for that sweet-tooth craving!


#cake #chocolate #hazelnut #dessert
Chocolate hazelnut spread, eggs, flour
Chocolate Covered Ice-Cream Balls
You only need two ingredients for these sweet and chocolatey ice-cream treats!

#icecream #chocolate #dessert
Vanilla ice-cream, dark chocolate
Fruity Peanut Butter Pitas

These fruity peanut butter pitas are the perfect healthy, and yummy choice for lunch!

#peanutbutter #fruit #lunch
Peanut butter, allspice, cinnamon, nutmeg, pita bread, apples, bananas
Apple and Peanut Butter Stackers
These apple and peanut butter stackers are the perfect recipe to get children active and creative in the kitchen!

#fruit #peanutbutter #snack
Apples, chunky peanut butter; optional: granola, semisweet chocolate chips, and M&M’s minis
Blueberry Fruit Dip

This fruit dip is perfect for children to dip their favorite fruit or snacks in!

#fruit #dip #snack
Cream cheese, confectioners’ sugar, ground cinnamon, lemon juice, blueberries, graham crackers, cookies, fresh fruit
Pizza Quesadillas

This pizza quesadilla recipe takes only 15 minutes- perfect for a healthy dinner! Kids can take part in this simple recipe and create their own masterpiece.

#pizza #dinner #lunch #quick
Tortillas, marinara or pizza sauce, optional: parmesan cheese, sliced pepperoni, mushrooms, onions, bell peppers, sausage, and any other pizza toppings of your choice!
Mac n' Cheese

This recipe for mac n cheese takes only 15 minutes! It is super tasty and super easy. Try having your children participate!

#macncheese #cheese #dinner #lunch #quick
Macaroni noodles, evaporated milk, egg, dijon mustard, nutmeg, basil, salt, butter, shredded cheese, velveeta, pepper.
No-Bake Cinnamon Rolls
These no-bake cinnamon rolls are the perfect recipe for children to take part in!

#sweet #nobake #cinnamon #dessert
White bread, butter, cinnamon sugar, confectioners’ sugar, water
Bacon Cheddar Chip
Try these delicious potato free chips!

#chips #cheesey #quick
Shredded cheddar cheese, bacon, chives, salt, and pepper
Cinnamon Sugar Dippers
These cinnamon sugar dippers are simple and so much fun to make!

#dessert #quick #cinnamon
Pizza dough, butter, sugar, cinnamon
Cookies n' Cream Fudge
This fudge recipe only requires three ingredients!

#dessert #cookies #fudge
White chocolate, condensed milk, sandwich cookies
Cheesy Garlic Broccoli

These cheesy garlic broccoli makes the perfect side dish for dinner.

#cheesey #vegetable #dinner
Broccoli, shredded cheddar, garlic, salt, and pepper
Vitamin Rich Smoothies
These recipes are some of our favorite smoothies here at PEP! They are full of vitamins and nutrients, plus, they are super yummy.

#vitamin #fruit #breakfast #snack
Click the link to see different smoothie ingredient combos
Pigs in a Blanket
This recipe only requires three ingredients! It makes the perfect appetizer for a party, or a yummy side dish.

#quick #lunch #dinner #appetizer #cheesey
Puff pastry, hot dogs, and sliced cheddar cheese
Raspberry Lemonade Sorbet
This sorbet is super simple and perfect for a hot summer day!

#sweet #fruit #dessert #summer #refresh
Raspberries, lemon juice, water, and sugar
Winter Break Fun
Try these tasty winter solstice cornflake wreaths!

#holiday #celebrate #winter #Christmas
Butter, mini marshmallows, cornflakes, green food colouring, Red Skittles/sweets or large red sprinkles, white chocolate
No Bake Snack Bars with Cheerios
These no bake-snack bars beat any store bought snack bars. Try these bars as a part of your breakfast or on-the-go snack!

#cereal #snack #nobake
Unsalted butter, honey, brown sugar, vanilla extract, Honey Nut Cheerios, raisins; optional- peanuts, almonds, trail mix, chocolate covered sunflower seeds, sea salt or kosher salt
Papitas de Col
For those that don’t necessarily like kale, you might think otherwise after this recipe. Try these yummy kale chips!

#vegetable #chips #snack
Kale, avocado or other oil, seasoning to taste (salt, pepper)
Hashbrown and Egg Casserole
Casseroles make the perfect cozy breakfast!

#breakfast #potato
Frozen hash brown potatoes, sausage, onion, eggs, milk, garlic powder, onion powder, cheese
Red, White, and Blue Flag Toast
Perfect for the Fourth of July, or anytime!

#dessert #holiday #fruit
Bread, cream cheese, strawberry jam, blueberries, banana
S'more Brownies
In need of a summer treat for BBQ’s or bonfires? Try this S’more Brownie recipe

#dessert #summer, #snack
Brownie mix, graham crackers, mini marshmallows, chocolate
Banana Pancake Pops
So tasty!

#dessert #breakfast
Vegetable oil, pancake mix, sugar, bananas, water, cinnamon
Cucumber Sandwiches
The perfect summer dish for lunch with the kids!

#lunch #summer #healthy
Cream cheese, bread, mayonnaise, Italian salad dressing mix, cucumbers, dill
Peanut Butter Bars
For peanut butter fans, we have a recipe for you! Try these peanut butter bars that taste just like Reese’s!

#snack #dessert
Butter, graham cracker crumbs, confectioner's sugar, peanut butter, chocolate chips
Salsa Chicken
So simple and easy with so much flavor!

#dinner #savory
Chicken breasts, taco seasoning mix, salsa, cheese, sour cream (optional)
Southern Potato Salad
The perfect summer side dish

#side #potato #summer
Potatoes, eggs, celery, sweet relish, garlic, mustard, mayonnaise, salt, pepper
Peanut Butter Banana Oatmeal Cookies
This is Alyssa’s favorite quick and easy cookie recipe!

#snack #dessert #healthy
Bananas, peanut butter, honey (optional), quick cooking oats, salt, chocolate chips
Monkey Bread
Alyssa really enjoys making this recipe for her family and they absolutely love it!

#snack #dessert
Packaged biscuit dough, brown sugar, cinnamon, walnuts (optional), margarine, raisins
Magic Cookie Bars
Need a late night snack recipe? PEP has you covered. Can be made gluten-free!

#snack #dessert #gluten-free #magic
Regular or gluten-free graham crackers, butter, condensed milk, chocolate chips, shredded coconut, pecans
Sausage Balls
A quick and easy recipe for lunch or dinner.

#lunch #dinner
Pork sausage, biscuit baking mix, cheese
Breakfast Pies
These breakfast pies are the perfect on-the-go meal and compact all of your breakfast essentials into a fun pie!

#breakfast #savory
Breakfast sausage, onion, bell pepper, canned biscuit dough, eggs, milk, cheese
No Bake Cookies
This recipe calls for a few ingredients and supplies, but the oven is not one of them!

#snack #dessert #nobake
Sugar, cocoa powder, margarine, milk, salt, quick cooking oats, vanilla extract, peanut butter
Healthy Banana Cookies

Make dessert a little healthier with this sugar-free cookie!

#healthy #dessert #snack
Bananas, oat, dates, oil, vanilla
Grilled Peanut Butter and Banana Sandwich
A sweet, warm breakfast idea!

#breakfast #sandwich #healthy #sweet
Cooking spray, peanut butter, bread, banana
Roasted Cherry Tomatoes with Angel Hair
Throw this dish together at the end of summer when cherry tomatoes and basil are in season!

#healthy #dinner #lunch #pasta
Cherry tomatoes. olive oil, garlic, salt and pepper, angel hair pasta, basil, red pepper flakes, parmesan cheese
Brown Sugar Meatloaf
This meatloaf tastes as good as it smells!

#dinner #easy
Brown sugar, ketchup, ground beef, milk, eggs, salt and pepper, onion, ginger, crackers
Zucchini Patties

Get some fresh zucchini from the farmer's market to enjoy this easy meal!

#lunch #dinner #easy #healthy #veggies
Zucchini, eggs, onion, flour, parmesan cheese, mozzarella cheese, salt, oil
S'more Brownies
Kids will love making these brownies with you! (And eating them too!)

#dessert #easy #sweet
Brownie mix, graham crackers, marshmallows, milk chocolate bar
Captain Crunch Chicken

Out of bread crumbs and Corn Flakes? Try using Captain Crunch to bread your chicken!

#dinner #lunch
Chicken breast, captain crunch
Apple Chips
Apple chips make for a mighty tasty snack!

#snack #fruit #sweet #dessert
Apples, cinnamon, sugar
Creamy Alfredo Sauce
Try this rich and creamy sauce for your next pasta or chicken dish!

#lunch #dinner
Butter, heavy cream, garlic, parmesan cheese, parsley

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