Healthy Protein Sources for Kids

Go beyond chicken nuggets to find the best protein sources for your kids.
By: Frances Largeman-Roth, RD

Everyone’s Favorite Protein: Chicken
Photo: John Autry

Everyone’s Favorite Protein: Chicken

Chicken is an excellent, low-fat source of protein—and kids love it! Unfortunately, it’s often served to them breaded, fried, and nugget-shaped. Kids will love healthier preparations of chicken just as much–as long as they taste good.

This chicken burger is a winner with the whole family. Cook the patties and then let your kids assemble their own burgers. Each one has 29 grams of protein. You can also make them slider size for a fun twist. They go great with our Sweet Potato Shoe String Fries.

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