Healthy Eating for Kids: Recipes and Nutrition Advice

Delicious foods kids will eat, nutritious meals moms will love

Kid-Friendly Recipes (That You'll Love, Too)

One dish CAN please both picky kids and gourmet grown-ups. These recipes can be tweaked for each.

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Raita
Becky Luigart-Stayner

Raita

This is a very versatile side dish that makes a wonderful accompaniment to grilled chicken or lamb kebabs and sizzling curries.

For Kids: If strong spices are a deal-breaker, you can leave all but the cumin. You can also sweeten the yogurt and then try this dish with grapes instead of the cucumber and onions or small, diced pineapple.

For Adults: Substitute jewel-like pomegranate seeds for the cucumbers and onions, and use honey to sweeten the yogurt a little, to balance out the spices. It is a perfect side to accompany our lightened Lemon-Ginger Fried Chicken.

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