Thinking of quick, easy and healthy dinners ideas to satisfy even picky eaters isn’t easy. It helps to have some go to recipes, ready to pull out of the bag when you need them. This healthy pizza is delicious and can be veggie loaded, easy dinner that the whole family can enjoy. Even, the picky eaters!
If you’re struggling to get more vegetables into your little one then this recipe could save the day! It is an EASY way to get children eating more veggies by getting them involved in creating their dinner. I love the fact that pizza is seen as a treat dinner, but this recipe makes it even better by adding in a tonne of veggies too 🙂
Why not make it even more fun by throwing a pizza party and get the whole family involved. Set up a pizza station and put a selection of ingredients into bowls, make it visually appealing and easy for the kids to see the range of things they can choose from. Giving them the control is an excellent way to encourage older children to try new things. For younger babies you can add two toppings that you know they already like and one new one each time.
This is a Dunnes Stores recipe and uses ingredients from the Everyday Savers Range. The ingredients are as follows, flour, tinned tomatoes, spinach, kale, peppers, tomatoes, courgette, cheese. Of course, you can add more vegetables depending on your family favourites.
The tomato pasta sauce for this recipe also contains some hidden veggies, so together with the veggie toppings that the kids choose themselves, it makes this easy diner a super healthy option. When you are thinking about what counts as a portion of vegetables for your little one, or for you, remember that it has to be a full handful. For children with smaller hands this is roughly 40g and for adults 80g.
When it comes to vegetables, the more the better, if you can add more leafy greens to your pizza then all the better, they are abundant in health benefits, helping improve digestive health and to boost and maintain energy levels. If your kids are picky eater or reluctant try to get them to create faces or fun shapes. Doing this will help to ensure kids develop a good relationship with healthy food from early on and give you an easy dinner that everyone can enjoy.
This recipe is sponsored by Dunnes Stores and you can find all of the amazing ingredients in-store! If you make this recipe please do tag me on Instagram #babyledfeeding! I always love seeing your creations.
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