Culinary arts

Children’s birthday party – the best ideas for preparing a healthy, tasty and quick meal

The birthday is arguably the most anticipated event of the year for all of us. Especially when you’re little and looking forward to the party that will bring all our friends together for a tasty snack, full of entertainment and wonderful surprises. This is a great opportunity to show the little ones that all unhealthy treats filled with a good dose of white sugar have their balanced alternative. Below you will find the best ideas for an original and delicious birthday snack that will delight the little ones without harming their health..

The best birthday party ideas to find below

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Homemade baked churros recipe for a healthy snack that’s hard to resist

Ingredients needed:

  • 225 ml of water
  • 100 g butter
  • 4 tablespoons of brown sugar + a little more
  • 1 tablespoon of vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 140g whole wheat flour
  • 3 eggs
  • crisp
  • dark chocolate

Really simple ingredients

ingredients needed to make healthier homemade churros dessert with whole wheat flour and brown sugar

Preperation :

  1. Heat the water in a saucepan, add the butter cut into cubes and the 4 tablespoons of brown sugar. Stir with a whisk. Add the vanilla, bring to a gentle boil and then, sprinkle with salt. Stir again.
  2. Then add the whole wheat flour and mix well until you get a smooth dough. At the end, remove the pan from the heat.
  3. Stir in eggs one at a time, stirring with a wooden spatula. Mix well.
  4. Transport the dough thus formed in a pastry bag.
  5. In a baking sheet lined with baking paper, create “butterfly knots” – the shape of the churros..
  6. Bake at 200 ºC for 18/20 minutes.
  7. Take out of the oven, coat with sugar and then soak a part in dark chocolate, which to sprinkle at the end of crunchiness.

Start with water

Healthy gluten-free churros recipe for the original children's snack aperitif

… then the butter

add the butter to the water in the pan heat up how to make churrons step by step

…Brown sugar

add brown sugar to butter and water in a saucepan example of healthy kid breakfast


stir well idea mixture churro recipe to prepare on fire in a saucepan

A little vanilla

add the vanilla to the pan original homemade churros recipe to make yourself

Incorporate the flour

incorporate whole wheat flour into the rest of the ingredients how to make a homemade churros dough in a pan

And this is what it gives …

mix the ingredients for the dough in the pan idea how to make churros yourself to taste it

Gradually incorporate the eggs

add the eggs one by one to the churros original baked churros recipe to make yourself

To mix together

churros dough with whole wheat flour cook in a saucepan

Make “butterfly knots” using a pastry bag

put the dough in a pastry bag and make churros to put in the oven recipe to taste simple and appetizing

make butterfly knots with homemade churrros dough original dessert recipe


baked churros recipe to make yourself at home example of a simple homemade dough to make

Take out of the oven and garnish

garnish the cooked churros with brown sugar and melted dark chocolate step to make an international dessert

garnish with dark chocolate and crunchy healthy homemade churros with few ingredients

Healthy answer to the question how to make homemade churros

garnish the churro with melted dark chocolate and a crunchy kid's snack recipe

baked churros recipe to make yourself healthy dessert with whole wheat flour and brown sugar

Sliced ​​bread roll – a gourmet recipe for brioche like chocolate French toast

Ingredients needed:

  • 8 slices of whole wheat sandwich bread
  • 8 tablespoons of chocolate + a little more to garnish
  • a banana (cut in half, then into quarters)
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 tablespoons of milk
  • 1 tablespoon of icing sugar + a little more to garnish
  • 1 tablespoon of butter

Ingredients needed to make a sandwich bread roll – a super appetizing birthday snack recipe

ingredients needed to make sandwich bread roll with slices of bread, banana sticks, eggs, nutella chocolate spread, butter

Preperation :

  1. First cut the sides of each slice of bread, so as to remove the crust, leaving only the crumb.
  2. Flatten each slice of crumb using a rolling pin.
  3. Coat the entire slice with chocolate spread and distribute well using a spatula.
  4. Cut the banana in half, then cut each half into four sticks.
  5. Put a stick of banana on top of each of the toast and roll it up.
  6. In a bowl, break two eggs, add 3 tablespoons of milk, then 1 tablespoon of icing sugar. Beat the mixture with a whisk until you get a smooth consistency.
  7. Soak each of the rolls in the mixture before transporting them to a heated pan with melted butter inside.
  8. Brown the rolls, turning them over so that they are cooked through on all sides.
  9. Place on a plate and decorate with icing sugar, chocolate and a few strawberries for an even prettier look..

Cut the crust 

cut the crust of the bread and leave the crumb to make a French toast, chocolate brioche and banana roll


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Name name !

Spread nutella chocolate bread, French toast brioche idea as a quick and easy breakfast

Place the banana stick inside

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how to roll up the wholemeal bread roll, healthy breakfast idea to make for a child

Complete the roll

French toast recipe with chocolate and banana rolls, example of quick and delicious French toast for birthday snack recipe

how to make French toast, rolled bread spread with nutella with a banana stick in the middle

make rolls from slices of sandwich bread spread with chocolate with a banana stick inside, French toast recipe

Prepare the egg mixture

French toast with sandwich bread, dip the rolls in a mixture of eggs, milk and icing sugar before frying

soak the sandwich bread rolls in a mixture of eggs, milk and icing sugar before frying, how to make French toast original recipe

Dip the wraps in the mixture

recipe for French toast rolls with chocolate and banana dipped in a mixture of eggs, icing sugar and milk

melt butter in a pan, French toast rolled brioche simple and quick recipe


French toast recipe for banana and chocolate rolls to brown in a butter pan

fry chocolate and banana rolls in butter, simple french toast recipe for quick and easy breakfast

Decorate with icing sugar and chocolate

Quick French toast, example of a chocolate and banana sandwich bread roll with icing sugar and chocolate on top

Apple donut recipe – a healthy alternative for a balanced children’s birthday snack

Ingredients needed: (for 6-9 donuts):

  • 2, 3 apples
  • 250 g cream cheese
  • food coloring
  • rainbow sprinkles

Preperation :

  1. Cut apple slices 2 cm thick. Use a knife or corer to dig a hole in the apple.
  2. Add food coloring to cream cheese to create toppings of various colors.
  3. Coat the apple slices with cream cheese and sprinkle with rainbow sprinkles.

Apple and cream cheese donut – a healthy and colorful idea for a gourmet candy bar

easy birthday snack recipe example, sliced ​​apple rings with cream cheese and sweet rainbow sprinkles


The same apple fritters but this time chocolate. Use hazelnut butter as a seine alternative

apple slices slices coated with nutella and sweet vermicelli to taste child birthday, teach child to eat fruit

Small zucchini pizzas – another healthy and super delicious alternative to a popular dish

Ingredients needed:

  • 1 large zucchini
  • 1/3 cup pizza sauce (marinara)
  • 1 cup of grated mozzarella
  • 12-15 slices of pepperoni (or mini pepperoni)

Preperation : 

  1. To preheat the oven.
  2. Cut slices of zucchini about half a centimeter thick with a knife.
  3. Coat the baking paper with olive oil and place the zucchini slices on it.
  4. Add a spoonful of pizza sauce on each of the slices without spreading at the risk of burning the sauce during cooking.
  5. Top with grated mozzarella and then pepperoni.
  6. Grill the zucchini in the oven for 3 to 6 minutes or until a golden crust.

Mini zucchini pizza with tomato sauce, pepperoni and mozzarella because toddlers love this dish !

mini zucchini pizza, zucchini slice in tomato sauce, mozarella cheese and sausage on top, original and simple snack idea

The end result is even more delicious and the pizza has never tasted so healthy. Great idea for a birthday party

mini oven-baked zucchini pizza with mozzarella, marinara sauce, sausage, original child snack idea, easy appetizer

© thefoodcharlatan

Mini pancake appetizer skewer that little toddlers will happily bite into

Ingredients needed 

For the pancake batter:

  • 1 medium egg
  • 1/2 cup flour without gulten (whole wheat flour, small spelled flour, etc.)
  • 1 tablespoon of sugar
  • 1/3 cup whole milk
  • 2 tablespoons of unsalted butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract

For the skewers:

  • 1 cup of strawberries
  • 1/2 cup blueberries
  • 1/2 cup raspberries
  • 1 medium banana

Preperation :

  1. Beat the egg in a bowl. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well.
  2. Preheat a heavy-bottomed pan over medium heat and pour in the oil.
  3. The easiest way to make the mini pancakes is to put the pancake batter in a squeeze bottle and pour a small amount of the batter into small pancakes about 1 inch in diameter. If you don’t have a squeeze bottle, feel free to use a tablespoon. Prepare 8 to 10 pancakes at a time but no more to have time to turn them when the time comes..
  4. Bake until bubbles appear on the surface and a golden crust (1 to 2 minutes). Flip and cook on the other side.
  5. Skewer the pancakes on an aperitif stick and alternating with fruit.
  6. Serve with maple syrup.

Aperitif skewer in mini pancakes and fruit…! A popular breakfast transformed into a real culinary masterpiece

Gluten-free pancake skewer garnished with fruit, blueberries, strawberries and maple syrup, aperitif skewer birthday snack

© theworktop

4-way tortilla wrap to replace traditional sandwiches

Preparing these mini wraps is super easy. Just coat the tortillas with your favorite toppings. Here are the ingredients needed to make the 4 recipes.

Apple tortilla and smoked turkey:

  • mustard
  • Cheddar
  • smoked turkey
  • apple slices
  • lettuce

Hawaii Style Tortilla:

  • tomato sauce
  • Mozzarella
  • sausage
  • bacon or sausage
  • pineapple cubes

Mexican tortilla:

  • cream cheese
  • salsa
  • olives
  • nors beans
  • Red bell pepper

Tortilla with pesto sauce:

  • pesto
  • smoked turkey
  • cucumber

Tortilla wrap – 4 ways. Birthday meal idea to make in a few minutes

tortilla wrap with various Mexican toppings, hawaii, pesto, turkey and apple, kids birthday meal idea

© thepioneerwoman

Homemade Chicken “Lollipops” – The Best Alternative To Frozen

Ingredients needed:

  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 2 tablespoons of flour
  • 2 tablespoons of skimmed milk
  • 1 egg
  • 5 tablespoons of peanuts
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 pinch of pepper
  • 3 tablespoons of vegetable oil

Preperation :

  1. Divide the chicken breasts in half lengthwise and season with S&P. Wrap in the flour so as to cover its integrity.
  2. Beat the eggs and milk together. Dip the chicken in the egg mixture and then wrap in a layer of peanuts.
  3. Put a pan over medium heat and heat the oil inside. Fry the chicken breasts.
  4. Introduce a skewer in each of the chicken slices and set aside.

To serve, prepare a sauce of 6 tablespoons of mayonnaise, 1/2 tablespoon of chopped chives, 1/2 tablespoon of chopped parsley, 1/2 tablespoon of basil, 1/2 tablespoon of mint sauce and fresh mint.

Chicken “lollipops” for little nugget lovers! Fast and original kid’s meal idea

child birthday meal idea, lollipop chicken breast with flour crumbs, peanuts served with mayonnaise sauce and fresh herbs

© greatbritishchefs

Healthy carrot cake since the occasion requires !

  • 2 cups of oatmeal
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of yeast
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 2 teaspoons of cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon of ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 eggs with flax seeds
  • 1/3 cup softened coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup of milk of your choice
  • 150 g grated carrots
  • 1 mashed banana

For the topping:

  • 1 can of coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon of maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract

Preperation :

  1. First prepare your flaxseed eggs by mixing 2 tablespoons of seeds with 6 tablespoons of hot water and leave aside for about fifteen minutes.
  2. Preheat the oven to 180º C.
  3. In a large bowl, mix all the dry ingredients together.
  4. Add the mashed bananas, carrots, oil, milk and eggs to the flax seeds. Mix well !
  5. Pour the mixture into a cake pan covered with baking paper.
  6. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes. Let cool before topping.
  7. Place the isolated coconut cream on top of the can of coconut milk in a bowl. Beat with a blender and then pour in the maple syrup and vanilla. Leave to rest in the fridge for about 30 minutes.
  8. Cover the cake with the resulting cream and sprinkle with chopped pistachios.

A balanced carrot cake to lick your fingers off

simple carrot cake, easy cake idea to make with coconut cream and pistachio topping

© nadiashealthykitchen

Here is a video that will give you super original ideas 

Cheese pasta in a bacon “basket” – children’s snack inspired by a children’s favorite breakfast

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Original appetizers with cucumber, cream cheese with herbs and tomato

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children's apero skewer of spicy grilled vegetables, quick snack to easily prepare in zucchini, potato, onion, mushrooms, other vegetables

example of a simple meal in brussels sprouts with bacon on a toothpick, simple tapas birthday meal idea

Broccoli and bacon quiche – a recipe that will tempt the little ones to taste this much hated vegetable !

savory quiche recipe with broccoli and bacon and top cheeses, birthday meal idea to share with friends

spinach and cheese balls, simple and original recipe for a quick snack, vegetarian recipe idea for children

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sweet papate slices with avocado topping, tomatoes and salad on top, simple and healthy children's meal tray

Parmesan-crusted zucchini served with aioli sauce – idea of ​​a balanced meal for a birthday snack

sliced ​​zucchini with breadcrumbs in a golden crust served with yogurt and fresh herb sauce

cherry tomato stuffed with ricotta cream cheese and olives in a plate with floral pattern, idea balanced birthday meal

Simple aperitif skewer with mozzarella, cherry tomato, olive, ham and lettuce, how to organize a successful children's snack

Small, nice burgers in meatballs, cheddar, tomato and lettuce – the perfect aperitif skewer for a child’s snack

small hamburger with meatballs, lettuce, cheddar and tomato, simple and quick kid's meal idea

ice cream made from slices of wholemeal bread, cucumber, egg slices, tomato, mozzarella and olive, quick snack for children, original and quick artistic meal

rolled sandwich recipe dessert or breakfast in chocolate, banana roll, French toast recipe idea

Hummus meatball skewer with mozzarella slices, cherry tomato and basil leaves, child meal idea

Zucchini fries more seine than traditional fries

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Mozzarella fries – another great alternative to traditional fries

mozzarella sticks with Italian panko breadcrumbs, parmesan, egg to serve with various sauces, birthday meal idea

mini cucumber sushi, cream cheese, peppers, idea how to make a fresh vegetable roll, balanced meal idea

Mexican menu guacamole and doritos chips, in a white plate, simple meal idea to share for birthday

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Cute snowman sandwich that will tempt even the hardest to feed

snowman sandwich in the shape of a snowman, ham, cheese, fruits and vegetables, birthday snack recipe

triangular sandwich with monster pattern toast, sausage mouth and teeth, cheese and cucumber and olive eyes

Sausage and pineapple appetizer with balsamic vinegar reduction

Apero skewer on sausage and pineapple toothpick with balsamic vinegar reduction glaze

1/3 cup of peanut butter, 1 cup of yogurt and 1 tablespoon to make this wonderful dip to enjoy with fruit slices

1/3 cup of peanut butter, 1 cup of yogurt, 1 tablespoon of honey to make a fruit sauce dip to eat with. child meal idea to share

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fruit animal idea, apple crab and mouse with grape eyes and murmallow, balanced meal idea for child

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There are plenty of energy ball recipes out there and they are all healthy !

energy ball of peanut butter, oat flasks, chocolate chips and raisins, original anniversary recipe

how to make chocolate pretzels with sweet rainbow sprinkles decoration, easy birthday recipe

Rainbow chocolate and sweet sprinkle pretzels in a white cup, original birthday meal

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Let your imagination run wild to create a fun meal

original recipe for a kid's snack, peanut butter and cream cheese caterpillars on celery with fruit topping, healthy kid recipe

balanced recipe for fun children, crackers, ladybird-style salty cookies with cream cheese, tomato and olive, original children's appetizers

energy bar recipe of pretzels, candies, oatmeal, peanut butter and honey, original birthday meal

Fruit and yogurt ice cream cones – super original child meal idea

original child meal idea in chocolate ice cream cone and fresh fruits with yogurt, original snack idea

ice cream cone cups with yogurt, cereals, sweet rainbow sprinkles, chocolate chips and strawberries, snack idea for children

It only takes 2 large bananas, 3/4 cup of oats and 1/2 cup of chocolate chips to make these super delicious cookies. !

oatmeal cookie cookies, chocolate chips, banana puree, healthy kid three ingredient recipe

Original taste idea, healthy banana pancakes with maple syrup, strawberries, bananas and rainbow sprinkles

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Cookies with cream cheese and strawberry jam – another super delicious kid’s snack idea

sweet cookies with cream cheese, homemade strawberry jam and rainbow sprinkles and candy topping

example of owl puffed rice cake with peanut butter, apple slices for wings, blueberries, banana, cereals

healthy dessert, strawberries with chocolate and nuts, original birthday meal for children, preparation of children's menu

idea of ​​strawberries stuffed with fresh cream, chocolate chips, fruits and cookies on a plate, original sweet aperitif, children's recipe

birthday child dessert or apero, slices of watermelon with fruits and nuts on a cutting board

Hummus to enjoy with fresh vegetables in a jar – a healthy and super creative recipe

hummus in a cup with fresh vegetables to eat with, original child snack idea, individual child meal

penguin dessert or aperitif recipe in chocolate banana, nose and paws in orange candies, sweet eyes, simple child birthday meal idea

original children's meal as a butterfly in a clothespin and plastic bag with crackers, salted cookies and raisins

Chocolate marshmallow decorated with nuts, rainbow sprinkles and sweet balls … not so healthy but you can afford such a treat if the rest of the menu is balanced enough

murhmallow, chocolate marshmallow and chocolate chips in a white plate, original birthday meal

glass mug with snowman felt decoration, container for popcorn, quick kid snack

glasses decorated with snowman-style felt with popcorn inside, example 5 years anniversary meal

Animal toast in peanut butter, chocolate or cream cheese, garnished with fruit 

children's chocolate toast, peanut butter, cream cheese, chocolate and fruit topping, original appetizers

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Spring rolls with peanut butter and fresh fruit 

example spring roll with peanut butter and fruits, apple, grapes and mango, idea to taste

easy tapas in watermelon cut in the shape of a flower with mozzarella on a toothpick, children's birthday tray

seaside cookies with imitation seawater blue icing and animal figurines, original children's birthday party

fruit bowl, strawberries, blueberries and apple, simple fruit salad for the children's birthday menu

Chocolate bananas topped with little candies, marshmallow or nuts – a wonderful dessert to eat without hesitation !

wholemeal triangular slice bread with ricotta and fruit, strawberries, grapes, peach, banana drizzle of honey, children's menu

apple slices with peanut butter and raisins with flax seeds, birthday amuse bouche

small healthy child birthday cake with white chocolate topping and colored balls, cake pop recipe

healthy candies with natural ingredients and cupcakes and cookies with pastel tones icing, girl birthday candy bar

Chocolate fondu – a tasty idea for a birthday snack that will not only delight but also entertain children

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