Easy to make and delicious. Try these as a ice cream cookie sandwich with vanilla or chocolate ice cream!
Full of protein and guaranteed to give you an energy boost without caffeine!
Why not eat a cookie for breakfast? This moist, low-sugar and low-fat cookie recipe is easy to make.
Black beans and cocoa create a deep rich flavor that will satisfy your sweet toothe as well as cut back on calories.
Get creative with popsicle molds, yogurt, and your favorite flavors this summer!
In less than 20 minutes you can enjoy this whole-grain waffles and don't forget to add your favorite fruit or syrup!
You can use green tea leaves grounded or look for a high grade green tea like Matcha. Great for a lite snack and under 250 calories!
Super easy pudding that you can alter flavors for by adding fruit, low sugar/fat-free toppings or try a vanilla version. Chia seeds are high in omega-3 and protein.
In the Louisiana hot months, most of us hate to cook. Here is a recipe that takes the heat out of hot cereal and makes it scrumptious and healthy.
What happens if you remove bread from PB&J? Something amazing like the apple (low sugar crispy fruit ring) sandwiches with your kids' favorite nut butter.
Low in sugar and high in fiber and protein, these pancakes are light fluffy, buttermilk savory, and perfect for Sunday breakfast/brunch. Serve with your favorite fruit.
Try this chewey-gooey cookie to satisfy that after school snack or just for a chocolate fix. Gluten-free and low in sodium
These scones are made with a similar king cake texture but without a lot of dairy and butter. Feel free to make them vegan by omitting the Greek yogurt and buttermilk and replacing each with your favorite non-dairy yogurt and use a little lemon juice mixed with your favorite non-dairy milk to make vegan buttermilk.
King cakes are a Mardi Gras treat that shimmers with bright colors and sugary ingredients. Try this paleo recipe full of nutrients, gluten free, and less sugar.
Have fun with this easy recipe for kids and for adults. A great appetizer to serve at parties.
Low in sugar and full of anitoxidants, a great way to introduce your family to seasonal fruit with breakfast.
Ghostly surprises await children brave enough to eat their vegetables!!! (MUAAAAAAAHHH!) This zucchini pesto dish will have them howling at the moon.
Are your children having fun with their food yet? If not try this easy zombie like stufffed pepper to entice children to eat their vegetables!
Gluten free cookie that is perfect little ones and big ones to enjoy. Perfect for an after school snack.
A great side veggie to introduce to children. Making veggies for children can be easy by using fun shapes, colors, and sizes.
A quick easy snack or breakfast for kids and adults. Best for kids aged 5 and older.
Make it a fun task to cook with your kids. Let them wash the veggies, help you stir the ingredients together, serve the meal. Children pick up good eating habits at home first, so the more you involve kids in the process, the healthier foods will be easy to introduce to them and fun to eat.
No need to use the oven to make this recipe. Can be made in less than 20 minutes and is low in calories and sugar.
Sometimes a snack or dessert just needs to be sweet. Choosing a natural sweet like strawberries or fresh fruit is the easiest, quickest way to satisfy that sweet tooth.
After making this recipe, you'll be addicted to how easy it is to make and how much your kids will love it's naturally sweet taste.
This is a great dish for kids and a quick meal for anyone looking for homecooking just under 30 minutes.
These popsicles are fun and low in sugar for kids. Easy to make and sure to keep you cool all summer long.
There's nothing like eating a homemade muffin, and it's even more pleasing for parents and loved ones to see their children and others bite into this nutritious and delectable zucchini treat. Have it for breakfast, brunch, or as a light snack.
This is a great pasta salad for picky eaters and young children.
Spring and early summer is perfect for fresh herbs and fruits to embellish your favorite desserts. Great dessert for everyone or a little fruity compote to add to your child’s yogurt snack.
A great after school snack for kids and low calorie drink for adults. Avocados are technically a fruit and this fruit is full of nutrients like potassium.
Fresh berries are great with lemonade, and so much fun to incorporate into your family's beverages at home or while entertaining.
Fresh fruit is refreshing and on a hot Louisiana summer day, homemade popsicles add a bit of fun to healthy snacking.
Non-dairy, fun and so decadent without the dairy. Treat yourself and your young ones with this sweet dish.
This is a great snack for kids as well as a great way to entice them to eat vegetables.
This is a great dish for Passover, Lent or any kid friendly meal. Everyone loves fried potato pancakes.
Soon the ripe smell of Ponchatoula strawberries will fill the air. Take advantage of spring strawberries by making you and your loved ones a fresh strawberry sandwich snack.
A low-calorie heart healthy treat for kids and all ages. Courtesy of the Walnut Commission.
Make ordinary eggs and toast SUPER special by using cookie cutters to make shapes into toast. Kids will dig it and that special someone you want to impress for breakfast will dig it too!
This wrap is a quick meal for children and adults. Recipe adapted from the U.S. Apple Council.
A great way to get kids to eat a healthy snack or start the day off with a quick and healthy breakfast.
High in protein and potassium these kid-friendly roll-ups are a hit for any meal. Recipe courtesy of "Food for Thought: From Parents to Children."
A fun way to encourage children to eat dinner. Courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board
A quick and easy, healthy snack you can make in advance for children that travels well in a zip lock bag. Recipe courtesy of USA Pears
A great way to get the kids involved with cooking during the holidays is make cookies together. Recipe courtesy of The incredible edible egg™.
Every child is a superstar! Making sandwiches in different shapes is one way to get children excited about eating food at home. Recipe courtesy of National Honey Board.
Let your kids play with their food! Bring giggles to your family plate during snack time with this funny face treat.
A great way to enjoy pancakes without the extra fat. Recipe courtesy of The incredible edible egg™
Kids and the kid in every adult, will love bite-sized morsels of crunchy chicken that are baked, not fried. Serve with Marinara Sauce.
This 30-minute meal packs in lean protein from the turkey, lots of vegetables, and healthy carbs from the sweet potatoes.
After baking these wheat pockets you can freeze them in airtight freezer bags and reheat at a later time.
Here is a lighter version of this decadent custard sauce. Our recipe is super easy to make and tastes especially delicious when served over fresh berries. The cornstarch in this version adds thickness and keeps the egg from curdling. If possible, you should use real vanilla extract in order to add the tiny black seeds pictured above (and to enrich the sauce). Vanilla pods add a depth of flavor, scent, and texture to any dish, so the closer you can get to the real thing, the better. Did you know that vanilla actually comes from an orchid?