Most of the studies on Paleo have been done on adults till now because it started as a diet to fight diseases like Type 2 diabetes and fatty liver disease. But now these diseases also showing up among younger patients including kids. Obesity is one of them. The problem lies in bad food habitat, stress, less sleep and a sedentary lifestyle.
So today, I’ve brought to you 5 Paleo recipes for kids, including breakfast, lunch and dinner.
You might be thinking your kids will run away if you try to feed them these Paleo diet foods. Wrong!
I’ve realized that these Paleo recipes can be modified (without their notice) to healthier and tastier kid-friendly Paleo recipes.
Paleo Breakfast for Kids
Vegetable mix with egg poached
- 1 poached egg
- 1 teaspoon paper and salt
- 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
- 1 teaspoon organic coconut oil
- 1 chopped beet
- 1 tablespoon minced Rosemary
- 1 tablespoon minced Garlic
- 1 cup chopped Vidalia onion
- 1 cup chopped turnips
- 1 avocado for garnishing
- 1/4th cup cherry tomato for garnishing
- Rinse the vegetables (especially, the beet because it contains a lot of dirt. Scrub it to remove all the dirt) and chop them into small pieces.
- Preheat your oven to 400-degrees Fahrenheit.
- Slightly toss the vegetables with 2 tbsp of olive oil.
- Spread out the tossed vegetables on a large baking sheet.
- Season with pepper, salt and Rosemary.
- Roast for 20 minutes again.
- Add the minced garlic and stir, and roast for another 10 minutes.
- When the vegetables are crispy at the edges, the vegetables is finished.
- Add 1 tsp of coconut oil in a non-stick skillet.
- Crack a small portion of the egg and slowly pour the white portion into the skillet followed by the yolk. Pour it in such a way that the yolk is the center.
- Cook for 30 seconds over medium flame (the yolk should be yellow at the top in high-density liquid form, but the white portion should be translucent).
- Place the egg over the root vegetable dish.
Spread out the cheery tomato and avocado over the poached egg for a colorful look. The addition of red and green color over white gives a delicious look to the dish and children will love it.
Paleo Lunch for Kids
Fruited Chicken Curry
- 4 chicken breasts
- 1/3rd cup of Paleo Mayo
- 1 tablespoon of curry powder
- 2 tablespoons of honey
- ½ cup of chopped almonds
- 2 cups of green grapes
- ½ tsp of salt to taste
- 1/4th tsp of pepper to taste
- Cherry cut into small pieces for garnishing
- Cover the baking sheet with aluminum foil.
- Set the broiler in such a way that the chicken in 2-inches over the heat.
- Now that the arrangement is ready, rinse the chicken breasts thoroughly and remove any excess fat.
- Now, place the chicken breast pieces side by side on the baking sheet.
- Add ½ tsp of salt and pinch of pepper to taste. Next, place the chicken in the oven and broil for 14 minutes.
- Once side is done. Flip the chicken and place it in the oven for additional 14 minutes.
- Now that the chicken is broiled , take the chicken out of your oven and cut into 4 small pieces.
- In a bowl, mix honey, Paleo Mayo and curry powder. Add the chicken, grapes, and cut almonds into the mixture, and serve right away.
Evenly spread out the small pieces of cherries over the dish for a colorful look to the dish.
Paleo Dinner for Kids
Hungarian Mushroom Soup
- 2 cubed boneless chicken breasts
- 2 cubed boneless chicken thighs
- 1 tsp butter
- 2 medium-sized finely chopped onions
- 1 pound sliced fresh mushroom
- 2 tsp dill weed
- 2 tsp lemon juice
- 1 tbsp paprika
- 1 tbsp tamari (wheat-free)
- ½ tsp salt to taste
- Pinch of garlic to taste
- 2 cups of chicken broth
- 1/4th cup of chopped parsley
- 1 cup chopped avocado
- Lemon sliced for garnishing
- Add 1 tsp butter to a non-stick heated skillet and toss the chicken pieces until slightly brown. Remove and place on a paper towel to remove the excess oil.
- Add 2 tbsp of butter again to the skillet. Saute the onion until slightly brown and add the mushroom. Stir for 2 minutes.
- Add tamari, paprika, cooked chicken pieces, and broth and stir for 5 minutes.
- Put it on a low flame for 15 minutes and let it stay.
- Add salt, pepper, lemon juice and parsley and simmer for 5 minutes again.
- Take around ½ cup of liquid soup from the skillet and place it in a blender along with avocado. Blend it until creamy.
- Add this creamy mixture to the soup and keep it on a low flame for another 5 to 7 minutes. Serve immediately.
Place the sliced lemon at the top of the soup for a yellow effect to the soup.
Now, it’s your turn…
I’ve shared some of the best and healthiest Paleo recipes for kids. I know some of you might be looking for recipes for Paleo desserts and salads. But I kept this simple with some of healthiest Paleo recipes for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Do you have a favorite Paleo recipe for kids that you would like to share ?