Kid-friendly food used to mean homemade vegetable soup and cake—these days parents have fast food and vending machines to compete with. It can be tough to get kids to eat a balanced diet; our kid-friendly recipes make it easy.
Date and Walnut Flatbread
A cross between a cracker and a biscuit, these have a rich, crumbly texture. They are very good with cheese.
Date and Buttermilk Muffins
Heat oven to 400F. In mixing bowl, stir flours, wheat germ, baking powder and soda, cinnamon and nutmeg until blended. Stir in dates and walnuts. …
Crunchy Banana Walnut Bread
A sweet, moist loaf with a good banana flavor and the golden color of wheat. It is enjoyable warm from the oven, although it keeps well and is also good sliced and toasted the next day. Be sure to use bananas that are fully ripe and speckled with brown.
Bran Apple Muffins
In a large bowl, mix together bran cereal, wheat germ, flour, dry milk, baking powder, raisins, and walnuts; set aside. Beat to blend eggs, apple…
Black Twig Apple Muffins
Preheat oven to 325F. Grease 12 muffin cups and dust with flour. Sift 1 ¾ cups flour, sugar, soda, cinnamon, salt, cloves and nutmeg into…
Banana Walnut Bread
In mixer bowl cream butter, sugar and peel. Beat in egg. Combine flour, ground nuts, baking powder and soda. Add to creamed mixture alternately with…
Preheat the broiler or toaster over. Spread each slice of toasted bread with 2 teaspoons of Walnut Butter. Peel the bananas and cut them in…
Heat oven to 375F. Grease 18 regular-size muffin cups. Put Topping ingredients into a medium sized bowl. Mix with a fork, then crumble with your…
Applesauce Cinnamon Toast
Preheat the broiler. Stir the applesauce and nutmeg together; set aside. Spread each slice of bread with 2 teaspoons on each slice of toast. Place…
Apple and Walnut Spiced Muffins
Spicy muffins, dense with apples, raisins and walnuts are crisp outside and moist within
Walnut Trail Mix
The heart-healthy goodness of omega-3s and other nutrients in this mix makes this an optimal high-energy snack for people on the go!
Walnut Cluster Snack
This recipe is brought to you by the American Heart Association’s free Simple Solutions program for women, sponsored by the California Walnut Commission. Recipe copyright 2003 by the American Heart Association. Look for other delicious recipes in American Heart Association cookbooks, available from booksellers everywhere.
Clusters of crunchy oats and walnuts baked with tender dried fruit make a great snack on the go.
Walnut Berry Bars
These are an easy, fun treat kids can make to share with family and friends. The cranberries and walnuts add texture and color, and the chocolate chip frosting adds chocolate yumminess!
Triple Play Walnut Crunch
This is a very delicious and versatile cereal.
The Triple Play serving suggestions at the bottom take this into many different directions, fun for kids of all ages! Adding dried blueberries, cranberries or strawberries turns this into a SUPER FOOD cereal with three top SUPERFOODS – oatmeal, berries and walnuts!