Pizza Faces

Serves: 1 child

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

1 avocado Capsicum, diced (as much as desired)

Sliced cherry tomatoes (as much as desired)

Sliced mushrooms (as much as desired)

Grated cheese (as much as desired)

Half wholemeal English Muffin or pita pocket

Tomato paste or tomato sauce

Method

1. Arrange your own funny face on a toasted half wholemeal English muffin or a pita pocket

2. Spread with tomato paste or tomato sauce.

3. Use sliced avocados, diced capsicum, sliced cherry tomatoes, sliced mushrooms and grated cheese to create eyes, mouth, nose, ears and hair.

4. Optional: Place under the griller briefly to warm the toppings and melt the cheese.

Kangaroo Pouches

Serves: 1 child

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

1 avocado, sliced

Tomato, sliced (as much as desired)

Tinned beetroot, sliced (as much as desired)

Lettuce (as much as desired)

Grated cheese (as much as desired)

Pita bread

Method

1. Slice the Avocado, lettuce and tomato into as many pieces as you want, to include in your kangaroo pouch.

2. Cut open the pita bread half way.

3. Fill with all of your yummy salad fillings.

Avocado Sushi

Serves: 4 children

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

1 ripe avocado

1 scrambled egg

1 cucumber

1 carrot

Sushi vinegar

Nori seaweed sheets

Cooked short grain or sticky rice

Method

1. Fill Nori seaweed sheets with cooked short grain or sticky rice, thin avocado slices, sushi vinegar, bits of scrambled egg, fine strips of cucumber and grated carrot.

2. Rolling them up is almost as fun as eating them!

Hulk Smoothies

Serves: 3

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

1/4 avocado

1/2 banana

1 and 1/2 cups milk

2 heaped tablespoons of full cream yoghurt

Method

1. Cut avocado in half, scoop out one half and cut into two chunks before placing in a blender.

2. Peel banana, break in half and add to blender.

3. Pour the milk into blender and add two heaped tablespoons of full cream yoghurt.

4. Put a lid on blender and blend until all of the ingredients are combined, with no lumpy bits.

5. Pour into cups to serve to your little monsters!

There you have it, some fun and healthy recipes for kids and kids at heart from Australian Avocados!


  • Fantastic kid friendly recipes here. To encourage them to eat them even more is to include them in the preparation

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  • Ive said all along, to get kids eating, make food fun and make it colourful. Great recipes here to do just that

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  • A really interesting article with great ideas! Thank for this read!

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  • These are some really cute ideas. Thanks.

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  • Some brilliant ideas I’m going to try with my 4 year old thanks!

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  • Some great flavour combinations. Might have to try them myself.

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  • Thank you for the clever inspiration

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  • Thank you for so many great ideas.

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  • I find that if the kids help in preparing the meal, they’re more likely to eat it.

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  • Some of these worked well, the hulk smoothie was the wrong colour for my son though. Wouldn’t even taste it

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  • These are cool I can’t wait to try them thank you

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  • fantastic ideas for my youngest!

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  • this is a perfect way to get the little ones into veggies!

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  • Great idea. My three kids have Masterchef like competitions, which I have to judge, as to whose pizza face is the best.

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  • Kids love to make and eat pizza

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