5 Easy Fruity Recipes To Make Up With The Kids

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5 Easy Fruity Recipes To Make Up With The Kids

5 Easy Fruity Recipes To Make Up With The Kids. Hello friends. Happy Saturday. So how are you today?

With the October half term fast approaching, I thought I would also share some fun fruity recipes that are sure to keep the little ones occupied! Because these recipes are so much fun.

Produced by Dole in partnership with children’s Nutritionist Dr Sarah Schenker. The recipes are also made with parents in mind and are packed full of healthy ingredients.

Ensuring their children are getting all of the goodness they need. Also, super simple to make, parents and their little ones can enjoy making them together –

5 Easy Fruity Recipes To Make Up With The Kids:

Also the perfect way to add some colour to a rainy day indoors this half term. 

Firstly, how about making some Fruit Flower Power Fondue?

A nutritious and healthy breakfast or snack that parents can make with the help of their children, and also have fun eating too!

How To Make Fruit Flower Power Fondue:

Serves:5

Equipment Needed:

NutriBullet or blender

Ingredients:

For The Fruit Skewers:

20 wooden skewers

Also a selection of Dole® Resealable Fridge Packs – for example, Tropical Gold® Pineapple Chunks, Peach and Mixed Fruit plus fresh apples, bananas and kiwi, diced into similar sized chunks.

For The Fruit Dip:

350g pack of Dole® frozen triple berry fruit

2 apples, peeled, cored and chopped

4 tbsp water

Method:

1. Firstly, thread 5-6 pieces of fruit onto each skewer and place on a large serving plate or platter.

2. Add the Dole® frozen triple berry fruit pack to a NutriBullet or blender, along with the chopped apples and 4 tbsps of water. Blend until smooth.

3. Transfer to a small bowl and place on a serving plate. Last but not least, enjoy.

To Serve:

Serve with a small bowl of freeze-dried berries and dried apricots. Simply dip the skewers into the fruit dip to coat and then into the dried fruits to add a crunchier texture.

5 Easy Fruity Recipes To Make Up With The Kids

5 Easy Fruity Recipes To Make Up With The Kids.

Sugar-Free and Gluten-Free Peach Muffins:

Secondly, kids are always looking for a tasty after-school snack, while parents want them to eat something healthy. These sugar-free peach muffins are also the perfect compromise.

Ingredients (makes 12 muffins):

25g butter, melted

1 apple, quartered, cored and grated

½ pack Dole® peach slices (in resealable fridge packs), drained and diced (reserve the juice)

1 egg

100ml reserved juice

300g gluten-free flour

2 tsp gluten-free baking powder

1 tsp bicarbonate of soda

1 tsp mixed spice

50 pumpkin seeds

Method:

1. Firstly, preheat the oven to 220°C/Gas 7. Line a muffin tray with paper cases (12).

2. Place the pumpkin seeds in a plastic food bag and crush with a rolling pin.

3. Melt the butter in a small pan. Grate the apple into a bowl and mix with the Dole diced peaches. Beat the egg and then stir into the apple and peach, before adding the melted butter and reserved juice and stirring again (wet mixture).

4. Sieve the flour and baking powder into a separate bowl, then add the bicarbonate of soda and mixed spice (dry mixture).

5. Gradually stir the wet mixture into the dry mixture with a metal spoon until sticky and well combined. Stir in the pumpkin seeds.

6. Divide the cake mixture among the muffins cases in the muffin tray. Bake in the oven for 12–15 minutes, or until a skewer inserted into the centre of the muffins comes out clean.

5 Easy Fruity Recipes To Make Up With The Kids

5 Easy Fruity Recipes To Make Up With The Kids:

Magic Unicorn Oats:

Thirdly, a fun and colourful but healthy breakfast that will give your little ones a magical start to the day.

Serves: 4

Ingredients:

½ pack Dole® frozen blueberries (175g)

200g medium oatmeal

½ pack Dole® frozen raspberries (175g)

8tbsp natural yoghurt

½ pack Dole®

Tropical Gold® pineapple chunks (in resealable fridge packs) (175g), drained and chopped

½ pack Dole® peach slices (in resealable fridge packs) (175g), drained and chopped

Half a small banana for the unicorn horn, two slices of peach for the unicorn ears and a handful of blueberries for the unicorn mane.

Method:

1. Take four bowls and place 50g of oatmeal into each one, then add 2 tbsp of the yoghurt to each bowl and the four different fruits (one to each bowl). Stir well and leave in the fridge overnight.

2. In the morning you should have four brightly coloured mixtures.

3. Take a tall glass jar and gently spoon in the different mixtures in even layers to create a rainbow of colours. Also top with a layer of fresh blueberries, two peach slices for the unicorn ears and half a banana for the unicorn horn. Last but not least enjoy.

Pineapple & Chicken Salad Cups:

5 Easy Fruity Recipes To Make Up With The Kids.

Pineapple & Chicken Salad Cups:

The ultimate savoury snack, also perfect to serve to your children and their friends after school or ideal for lunchboxes.

Serves: 2

Ingredients:

2 tbsp olive oil

100g diced chicken breast

½ tsp Chinese Five-spice

½ pack Dole® Tropical Gold® pineapple chunks (in resealable fridge packs)- drained and chopped (reserve the juice)

2 spring onions, chopped

6 cherry tomatoes, halved (or quartered if you’re making this for young children)

2 tbsp reserved pineapple juice

½ green chilli, deseeded and finely chopped

2 tbsp white wine vinegar

1 gem lettuce

Handful of chopped coriander leaves

Method:

1. Heat 1 tbsp of the olive oil in a pan and add the diced chicken, sprinkle with the Chinese Five-spice and cook for 10 minutes until cooked through. Transfer into a bowl and allow it to cool.

2. Mix in the Dole pineapple chunks, spring onion and cherry tomatoes.

3. Make a dressing by placing the reserved pineapple juice, chilli, white wine vinegar and remaining oil into a bowl and whisking together.

4. Separate leaves from the gem lettuce and place on a platter. Fill each leaf with a dollop of the chicken mixture and drizzle over a little dressing, finish with a sprinkle of coriander leaves. Last but not least, enjoy.

Monster Strawberry And Quinoa Smoothie Bowls:

5 Easy Fruity Recipes To Make Up With The Kids:

Monster Strawberry And Quinoa Smoothie Bowls:

Smoothie bowls are also a fantastic way to get a quick nutritious breakfast. Your family will thank you later!

Serves: 2- 3

Equipment Needed:

NutriBullet or blender

Ingredients:

The Smoothie Bowls:

½ pack Dole® frozen strawberries

1 large banana

2 tbsp quinoa flakes

2 tbsp thick natural yoghurt

150ml milk

The Decorations:

Also a selection of your favourite fruits, peeled and chopped – Dole Resealable Fridge Packs are great for this.

Method:

1.Firstly, place all of the ingredients in a blender and blend together and divide between two bowls.
2. Place in the fridge for around an hour.
3. When ready to serve, decorate with pieces of fruit to make scary monster faces (or pretty patterns)

So what do you think of these 5 Easy Fruity Recipes To Make Up With The Kids? Because I want to make some right now!!

Do you also fancy making any of these recipes?

Recipes and images c/o Dole®

5 Easy Fruity Recipes To Make Up With The Kids

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16 Comments

  1. Tamar SB
    14th October 2017 / 11:24 am

    Those all look tasty!

  2. Cheryl
    16th October 2017 / 8:23 am

    Yum. They all look so tasty. Will have to try some of these. #MMBC

  3. Heather{Our Life In a Click}
    16th October 2017 / 12:55 pm

    These all look so fresh and tasty!

  4. Carol @Comfort Spring Station
    16th October 2017 / 3:32 pm

    They're fabulous recipes – attractive, tasty, and healthy. Pinned to try them later – thanks ! #MMBC

  5. Kim Carberry
    16th October 2017 / 6:12 pm

    Ohh! What great ideas. Those peach muffins look so good! #MMBC

  6. Jayne SMABL
    18th October 2017 / 3:06 pm

    Loving all of these ideas Claire! The magic unicorn oats looks amazing. Going to pin this one for later.Thanks so much for sharing with #MMBC. Hope to see you next week x

    • 18th October 2017 / 9:48 pm

      Thanks for hosting and stopping by Jayne 🙂

  7. Anonymous
    19th October 2017 / 5:09 pm

    Some lovely fruity ideas here.

  8. Judee@gluten Free A-Z Blogw
    20th October 2017 / 11:08 am

    These are amazing photos and everything looks so tasty. I especially like the muffins.

  9. Debbie Roberts - Debs Random Writings
    20th October 2017 / 5:07 pm

    Hi Claire, five brilliantly fruity ways to get more fruit into not only the children but adults too. I'd happily dig into an oaty magic unicorn or a pineapple and chicken cup! The monster smoothie bowls look good too… Now I'm actually hungry!Thank you for linking up with the MMBC.xx

  10. Miz Helen
    23rd October 2017 / 4:46 pm

    I Pinned your awesome Fruit Flower Fondue, what a fun idea! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Full Plate Thursday. Have a great week and come back to see us real soon!Miz Helen

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