Overactive kids are lively, energetic and fun, but at the same time they can be fussy eaters! They are not usually fond of vegetables and they look forward to anything which looks colorful, bright and fancy. Mothers have a tough time deciding on their foods – keeping in mind, the nutrition factors, energy requirements and while taking care of their hunger. Food should ideally be healthy, filling and has to be delicious of course.
Here Are 5 Healthy Foods For Overactive Kids
1. Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
Stuffed sweet potatoes are healthy and nutritious. You can pack healthy Greek yogurt along with potatoes as a dip instead of cream. Sweet potatoes can be stuffed with roasted thin slices of turkey or chicken for added nutrition. As a side snack, you can serve crackers which are full of energy.
2. Carrot Cake Pancakes
Carrot cake pancakes are quite different from the regular pancakes. These are brightly carrots, a bit sweet, a little spicy and they taste delicious. Other nutritious ingredients used in making these pancakes include chopped walnuts, crunchy cashews, almonds, honey, eggs and buttermilk which enhance the taste and add to the nutrition count. They are filling and offer much-needed energy.
3. Flavorful Sandwich
This is a special flavorful sandwich which is a bit different from the regular sandwiches. This sandwich is prepared with hummus, black olives, shredded carrots, sprouts, Greek yogurt, orange juice and baked potatoes. You can add all of these ingredients or replace with any other vegetable of your choice like tomatoes or cucumber slices. This sandwich has a unique taste and flavor. It has a crunchy yet creamy taste, making the perfect food for kids.
4. Grilled Chicken Roll
You can use any flat bread as a roll which gives the dish a new look. Use low fat mayo which makes the dish healthy. You will need thin slices of grilled chicken, oven roasted tomatoes, olives, lettuce, Swiss cheese and sprinkle your favorite herbs for added taste. As a side snack, you can serve cucumber slices and hummus. Kids will love this unique roll, which is different from their regular sandwiches.
5. Healthy Pita
Pita is healthy and kids love it when served with their favorite grilled chicken strips. You need a few slices of chicken strips, well grilled. Add your favorite roasted vegetables, half a cup of low vanilla yogurt and sliced strawberries along with pita in the lunch box. Crackers and snap peas taste wonderful when served with Pita.