32 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.

Bean & Rice Tacos

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


Chicken Pot Pie with Phyllo

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

-Simply Sarah

Corn Dog Muffins

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


Easy Granola Bars

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

-Marg (CaymanDesigns)

Healthy Meatloaf

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


Chocolate Chip Cookies (With Special Ingredient)

“This is one of my favorite chocolate chip cookie recipes. I first tried them in my college public speaking class where students had to give a demonstration speech. A student demonstrated this cookie recipe and blew our minds because of the secret ingredient.”

-Katie M.

Baked Parmesan-Ranch Chicken Tenders

"Love the crispy cornflake coating!"


Sugar-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

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

-Jodi Consoli

Light Chicken-Ranch Pizza

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


Low-Calorie Cinnamon & Apple Pancakes

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


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

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."


Turkey Burger

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


Baked Spaghetti

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

-Shelby Jo

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

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

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

Low-Fat Mac & Cheese

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


Oven-Baked Fries

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


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

Breakfast Cookies

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

-Marg (CaymanDesigns)

Turkey Meatballs

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


Oven Hot Dogs

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


Muesli Sundaes

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


Low-Fat Cream Cheese Mashed Potatoes

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


Healthy Chicken Quesadillas

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


Baked Chicken Tenders

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


Fruity Yogurt Pops

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


Sparkling Orange Water

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


Chocolate Zucchini Cupcakes

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


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

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)