Celebrate Valentine's Day with these healthy breakfast, lunch, snack and dinner recipes for the whole family. They're another way to enjoy the Valentine holiday on a budget. All of these are easy recipes for healthy Valentine food for kids.
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With no shortage of sweets available for Valentine's Day, think about some ways to add a little fun to your kids' meals with this roundup of Healthy Valentine Food for Kids.
I'm not the kind of mom to do Bento-style lunches, but I am willing to wield a heart-shaped cookie cutter to celebrate during the week of Valentine's Day.
I've found the easiest ways to add some hearts & love to their day. Let's start with breakfast, then move on to fun food for lunch and dinner.
Healthy Valentine Food
Valentine French Toast from Happy Hooligans
So easy! Just cut the bread with a heart cookie cutter before making. She also includes an easy French Toast recipe for this fun Valentine's Day breakfast.
Heart Shaped Fruit Kebabs from Life in Wonderland
Use those handy cookie cutters on sliced of melon for a fun fruit salad or these cute kebabs. Click through to check out the fun puzzle piece watermelon–the kids will love it!
Heart-Shaped Egg In a Hole from The Spruce Eats
If your kids like sunny-side up eggs, surprise them with this fancy version of breakfast.
Valentine Heart-Shaped Pancakes from One Creative Mommy
Such a clever idea! She uses a squeeze bottle to draw and fill in the heart shape (and a Mickey, too!).
Heart-shaped Hard Boiled Eggs
Watch a video to learn how to use cardboard to shape cooked hard boiled eggs. Even easier–here's a heart mold you can buy.
Easy Fruit Salad Recipe from Courtney's Sweets
Courtney shares how to get kids involved in eating healthier by using cookie cutters and their favorite fruits.
Heart-Shaped Granola Bites from 360 Family Nutrition
This fun snack is filled with whole grains and is a no-bake recipe the kids can help make. It's just four ingredients–peanut butter, oatmeal, honey and mini chocolate chips.
Valentine Heart Pizza from Coupon Clipping Cook
Pizza is healthy? It can be! When you make your own at home, you control the ingredients, can include whole wheat in the crust, and there's so much less fat & sodium than delivery pizza. Nancy's version has ham & Swiss, but you can use whatever ingredients your family enjoys.
Cherry Tomato Hearts from Eye Candy
Learn an easy way to create hearts from grape or cherry tomatoes, then set up a veggies & dip appetizer or snack.
Roasted Root Vegetables from Gluten-Free Club
What a fun way to get the kids to eat their vegetables! Toss potatoes, sweet potatoes, parsnips and carrots with olive oil and rosemary before roasting.
Homemade Pita Chips from Meaningful Mama
Same idea–open pita breads and use cookie cutters to make the shapes before baking. Then dip into hummus or a healthy dip.
Chicken Noodle Soup with Heart-Shaped Carrots from A Pretty Life
If you're having wintry weather this Valentine's Day, you'll find a delicious chicken soup recipe here. Just carve up the carrots to serve it “with love.”
Chicken Pot Pie Soup from Taste of Home
Top this easy chicken pot pie soup recipe with biscuit dough cut into heart shapes. What a hearty winter meal to enjoy in February. It's the perfect Valentines dinner for kids
Looking for Valentine sweets instead?
Give these easy Valentine sweets recipes a try:
- Mice krispies treats
- Easy M&M cake bars
- Valentine sweets with 5 ingredients or less
- Valentine heart cookies
- Valentine cake mix cookies
- Valentine raspberry meltaway cookies
Wednesday 11th of February 2015
Those are great! My son always enjoys the Egg in a Basket when I make them. Maybe I will dig up the heart shape cutter and surprise him.
Thanks for sharing on Tasty Tuesdays. Hope to see you back next week.
Mimi - MimiCuteLips
Tuesday 10th of February 2015
I love the fruit kabobs, my kids would totally love those and the french toast.
Monday 9th of February 2015
I love this list! And my kids love toast and eggs made that way. Guess what they'll be getting for breakfast this Saturday!!
Monday 9th of February 2015
What a great collection of healthy treats for Valentine's Day! It's great to see some fun ideas that don't involve tons of sugar.