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Healthy Valentine Food for Kids

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. 

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.

fruits and vegetables - healthy valentine food for kids

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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.

If you’d prefer the convenience of pre-made, check out our suggestions of Valentine Snack Ideas.

Healthy Valentine Food

Valentine French Toast | Healthy Valentine Food for Kids | MoneywiseMoms

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 | Healthy Valentine Food for Kids | MoneywiseMoms

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!

Valentines Day Egg in the Basket | Healthy Valentine Food for Kids | MoneywiseMoms

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 Shaped Pancakes | Healthy Valentine Food for Kids | MoneywiseMoms

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 on toast with salt shaker

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 Courtneys Sweets - Healthy Valentine Foods

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 360FamilyNutrition

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 | Healthy Valentine Food for Kids | MoneywiseMoms

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 | Healthy Valentine Food for Kids | MoneywiseMoms

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 vegetable recipe from Gluten-free club

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 | Healthy Valentine Food for Kids | MoneywiseMoms

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.

Heart Shaped Carrots in Soup | Healthy Valentine Food for Kids | MoneywiseMoms

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 recipe at Taste of Home

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:

Healthy Valentine Food for kids


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.

Rabia @TheLiebers

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.