Kid-Friendly Meals from Whole Foods

Here’s to help your kiddos go from this

kid eating

to this

kideating2

 

Sprouted Grain French Toast Casserole with Bananas

Ingredients:

8 slices of sprouted grain bread (Ezekial bread)                                1/2 cup orange juice

2 bananas                                                                                          1/4 tsp orange zest

2/3 cup of milk (coconut, almond, cow)                                             1 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract

1/2 tsp ground cinnamon                                                                   1/2 cup raisins

How To:

  • Preheat oven to 350F
  • Have your little ones tear the bread into bite-size pieces and put them in a 9×9 in square pan
  • Add bananas, milk, OJ, zest, vanilla and cinnamon into a blender.  Puree until smooth
  • Pour mixture over bread.  Sprinkle raisins on top
  • Bake for 20-30 minutes or until top is golden brown

Taken from Whole Foods Mini Chef menu Spring 2013

Mushroom Pizzas

Ingredients

DOUGH- 1 tbsp honey, 1.5 tsp dry yeast, 1.5 tsp salt, 3 cups of 100% whole wheat pastry flour

TOPPINGS- Pasta sauce, white button mushrooms

How to:

  • Preheat oven to 450F
  • Break off small pieces of dough and allow kids to shape into mini pizza crusts, about 1/4 inch thick
  • Place onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or directly onto a pizza stone
  • Top with pasta sauce and mushrooms
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes until golden

Taken from Whole Foods Mini Chefs menu Spring 2013

Sweet Potato and Apple Pancakes

Ingredients:

1 small sweet potato                        1 small apple

1 cup almond milk                     2 tsp maple syrup

1 cup brown rice flour               2 tbsp almond flour

2 tbsp baking powder               1/2 tsp cinnamon

1/8 tsp nutmeg            salt               safflower spray oil

How To:

  • Finely chop sweet potato and 1/2 of the apple
  • Steam sweet potato and apple until tender; set aside
  • In blender combine sweet potato, apple, almond milk, maple syrup, rice flour, almond flour, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt.  Blend until smooth
  • Coat a skillet with safflower oil and pour in the batter.  Sprinkle in some of the chopped steamed sweet potatoes and apples, and cook until batter begins to bubble
  • Flip pancake and continue to heat until browned on both sides
  • Slice the remaining half of the apple and serve pancakes with a dash of cinnamon and top with an apple slice.

Taken from Whole Foods Meals for Four

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