31 Kids' Favorites Made Healthy

Serve up a sweet or savory treat that the whole family will feel good about. Your kids won't be able to tell the difference between these lightened-up meals and their food favorites, we promise.

Part of: Kids & Family: Kid Faves Done Right

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Bean & Rice Tacos

"These were very good tacos. We didn’t miss the meat at all."

-lauralie41

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Chicken Pot Pie with Phyllo

"This was the perfect light alternative to the normally heavy pot pie crust. It turned out great!"

-Simply Sarah

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Corn Dog Muffins

"Delicious, easy and very kid-friendly. We all loved it, which is rare in this house!"

-megs_

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Easy Granola Bars

"These came together really quick, and the kids loved them!"

-Marg (CaymanDesigns)

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Healthy Meatloaf

"This was a great no-carb meatloaf. The flavor and texture were delicious."

-Tim964

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Baked Chicken Fingers

"These chicken fingers taste awesome. Plus, they have the added bonus of being healthier than the typical deep-fried option."

Jug O'Mud

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Sugar-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

"These had a great texture. They were crisp on the edges and chewy in the middle."

-Jodi Consoli

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Light Chicken-Ranch Pizza

"This was simple and tasty. It was even better reheated the next day."

-Shirlsaw

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Low-Calorie Cinnamon & Apple Pancakes

"These were incredible. Considering how healthy they are, they really don't taste like it."

-Lindsey_Marie

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Chocolate Sponge Cake

"This cake is really wonderful. The cake rose very nicely and I loved the chocolate flavor. Thanks so much for a great low-carb, diabetic dessert!"

-LUv 2 BaKE

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Slow-Cooker Mac & Cheese

"We really enjoyed this dish. It had a nice blend of cheeses, and I loved the fact that I didn’t have to turn my oven on."

-HokiesMom

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Turkey Burger

"This is a really good turkey burger. It is nice and juicy, and so easy to put together."

-Derf

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Baked Spaghetti

"I really enjoyed this easy recipe. It was so simple, yet so delicious."

-Shelby Jo

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Baked Sweet Potato Fries

"These were so yummy and incredibly easy to make! I plan on making these instead of french fries from now on."

-Jen Overson

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Pita Pizza

"My kids loved this. It was easy enough for them to make themselves, and they loved that it looked like they each had their own personal pizza."

-Caryn Gale

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Cheesy Turkey Burger

"We ended up with an odd number of these and my kids fought over the last one! This is the best turkey recipe I ever had outside of Thanksgiving."

-Circuit7 Z

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Low-Fat Mac & Cheese

"This is the best mac and cheese I've ever made, low-fat or not! My family all wanted seconds."

-looni30

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Oven-Baked Fries

"These were a huge hit. They can be crispy or soft depending on the thickness of your cut."

-joantski

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Baked Salmon Fish Sticks

"I made these for my children, and they really enjoyed them. I cooked the sticks for 20 minutes, and they came out just right."

-magpie diner

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Breakfast Cookies

"These are a great tasting and healthy breakfast cookie. Even my kids liked them."

-Marg (CaymanDesigns)

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Turkey Meatballs

"This is a wonderful recipe. Whenever I get a thumbs up from the entire family, I know it is a winner."

-babaweg

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Oven Hot Dogs

"This is an easy and healthy way to enjoy hot dogs. My family of three really liked the combination of flavors."

-tsquaredg

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Muesli Sundaes

"This is such a great dessert or breakfast. The yogurt goes so well with the crunchy muesli and fruit."

-Lalaloula

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Low-Fat Cream Cheese Mashed Potatoes

"These potatoes were so good, and not the least bit low fat in taste or texture."

-twissis

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Healthy Chicken Quesadillas

"These are tasty quesadillas. I cooked my tortillas a little first in a cast iron skillet."

-PaulaG

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Baked Chicken Tenders

"My whole family enjoyed this recipe — even my picky son! I loved that this was quick and easy."

-nina1521

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Fruity Yogurt Pops

"My kids devoured these! It was such a simple recipe. My 3-year-old helped me make them."

-Heather'sKitchene

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Sparkling Orange Water

"This was a nice change of pace from the usual drinks!"

-bmcnichol

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Chocolate Zucchini Cupcakes

"I made these into cupcakes and then frosted them. Everyone loved them and had no idea they were hiding veggies!"

-AZPARZYCH

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Baked Oatmeal

"My kids loved it, and two of them profess to hate oatmeal! This is really good way to get something healthy in them."

-Z,G,L's mom

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Grilled Turkey Dogs

"This was my first venture into turkey dogs, and the flavor is great! We had them on toasted buns with mustard and really enjoyed them."

-Sandi (From CA)

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