Child Recipes

Recipes Your Little Ones Will Love
Child friendly recipes can be fun to make. Fruits and vegetables can be used in recipes for kids. These ingredients can add a fun element to children's meals. Finding kid recipes that kids can create for themselves provides them a feeling of accomplishment. Let the children choose the fruits and veggies that you usefor the kid recipes listed below.

Getting kids to eat fruit can be simple when we make it fun and entertaining. Since fruit should be a staple in every family's menu, let the kids decide which fruits they need to make a cool and interesting fruit pizza work of art.

You may be surprised by the fruits they pick at the farmer's market.
Let the children decide which fruits and veggies they would like for their at
home project.

Select interesting or colorful fruits at the store or farmers' market,
then turn the little ones loose making imaginative faces on this delicious fruit pizza.
Odds are, they'll snack as they create--and enjoy what they taste.

Select fruits in a variety of colors and sizes. Let the children decorate the pizza with fun faces or create other shapes on this colorful and interesting pizza.


*Ready to bake piecrust

*1/2 cup fat free or low fat cream cheese
*1tablespoon sugar
*1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
*1/4 teaspoon lemon juice
*1 tablespoon 1% milk

Select strawberries for the nose, kiwi fruit or seedless grapes for the eyes, a banana for the mouth. The choices for making shapes are only limited by their imaginations. The kids can opt for pineapples, mandarin oranges or any fruit they they prefer.

1. Let the piecrust come to room temperature per the package instructions

2. Unfold it onto a large cookie sheet or pizza pan.

3. Roll up edges of the crust, crimping them slightly so that they'll stay rolled up.
4. Prick the crust lightly with a fork in about 20 places(allowing air to escape).

5. Bake the crust in a preheated 450 degree oven for about 9 minutes or
until it's lightly browned.

6. Remove from the crust from the oven

To Prepare the Filling:

1. Whisk together cream cheese ,sugar, and vanilla extract, lemon juice
2. Add just enough milk to the mix to make it spreadable onto the crust.

*Allow the crust to cool.
*Spread the cream-cheese mixture with a rubber spatula,
*Spread to the edge of the crust

Now its time for the children to get to work.

*Let the children to arrange the fruit onto the cream cheese mixture.
Don't worry if it is not perfect. It is perfectly nutritious and fun.
Kids may opt to add sprinkles. Let their imaginations go wild.

*Refrigerate the pizza for at least 1 hour
*Slice with a sharp knife and serve

The kids will be impatient and want to consume the pizza immediately.
This pizza cream cheese mixture is almost set but will cut easier when refrigerated. Let the children assist you with the cleanup. They will be antsy to taste their creation.

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