20 Meal Ideas for Kid-Friendly Meal Planning

20 Meal Ideas for Kid-Friendly Meal Planning

Meal planning for clients with children can be difficult. Kids like what they like and introducing new foods is often challenging.

Today we are rounding up 20 kid-friendly meal ideas including breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and snacks. We've included links to make adding these ideas to your client plans super easy! Let's get to it.

Breakfast

1. Oatmeal with Raspberries

20 Meals Ideas for Kid-Friendly Meal Plans: Oatmeal with Raspberries

This simple breakfast comes together in just minutes, and it’s just as easy as boxed oatmeal. Plus, it only contains three ingredients, making it very affordable. If mixing foods is an issue for your client's little one, be sure to suggest the raspberries are served on the side.

Click here to add Oatmeal with Raspberries to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

2. Chicken & Squash Breakfast Patties

20 Meals Ideas for Kid-Friendly Meal Plans: Chicken & Squash Breakfast Patties

These Chicken & Squash Breakfast Patties are a great finger food option for breakfast. They pack a serving of veggies and 21g of protein, which means they’ll keep your clients fuller for longer.

Click here to add Chicken & Squash Breakfast Patties to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

3. Eggs & Grapefruit Breakfast Box

20 Meals Ideas for Kid-Friendly Meal Plans: Eggs & Grapefruit Breakfast Box

Our Bento Box snacks and meals are the perfect kid-friendly solution, especially for picky eaters. This is a great way to introduce new foods alongside loved ingredients, and it keeps them all separate so kids can explore and enjoy each compartment separately.

Click here to add Eggs & Grapefruit Breakfast Box to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

4. Carrot & Banana N’Oatmeal Bake

20 Meals Ideas for Kid-Friendly Meal Plans: Carrot & Banana N’Oatmeal Bake

If you have a client who needs to go grain-free, this is the perfect solution for breakfast. It delivers all of the same comfort and coziness of baked oatmeal, but without the grains. It’s almost, dare we say, like having carrot cake for breakfast!

Click here to add Carrot & Banana N’Oatmeal Bake to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

5. Super Simple French Toast

20 Meals Ideas for Kid-Friendly Meal Plans: Super Simple French Toast

French toast doesn’t need to only be for the weekends! This recipe comes together almost as fast as popping toast in the toaster, but it has added protein because of the eggs. You can have your clients cut it up into small pieces or "soldiers" depending on the age of their kids, or they can dip it in their favorite seed butter.

Click here to add Super Simple French Toast to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

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Lunch

1. Veggie Pita Pizza

20 Meals Ideas for Kid-Friendly Meal Plans: Veggie Pita Pizza

Pizza for lunch is an absolute possibility when it comes together this quickly. Kids can get involved by picking their favorite toppings and helping make their own!

Click here to add Veggie Pita Pizza to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

2. English Muffin Tuna Melt

20 Meals Ideas for Kid-Friendly Meal Plans: English Muffin Tuna Melt

English muffins provide a great base for your clients to whip up this quick lunch that is still packed full of protein.

Click here to add English Muffin Tuna Melt to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

3. Classic Grilled Cheese Sandwich

20 Meals Ideas for Kid-Friendly Meal Plans: Classic Grilled Cheese Sandwich

This staple needs no introduction and will never get old! Encourage your clients to try new and different breads or cheeses to swap it up.

Click here to add Classic Grilled Cheese Sandwich to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

4. Sardine Salad with Peppers, Celery & Blueberries

20 Meals Ideas for Kid-Friendly Meal Plans: Sardine Salad with Peppers, Celery & Blueberries

This is a really great way for your clients to introduce new foods to their children. Each ingredient has its own space and isn’t touching. And when served alongside their favorites that they know really well, they can become curious about other things on the plate.

Click here to add Sardine Salad with Peppers, Celery & Blueberries to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

5. Hummus & Veggie Quesadillas

20 Meals Ideas for Kid-Friendly Meal Plans: Hummus & Veggie Quesadillas

This is a fun way to change up ingredients your clients might already be familiar with. They can use any tortilla that works best for them and stuff with any veggies that are on hand.

Click here to add Hummus & Veggie Quesadillas to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

Dinner

1. BLT Spaghetti

20 Meals Ideas for Kid-Friendly Meal Plans: BLT Spaghetti

Spaghetti is always a hit with the kids, so have your client change it up with this recipe. It mixes many familiar ingredients with a sneaky dose of veggies!

Click here to add BLT Spaghetti to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

2. Honey Chili Meatballs

20 Meals Ideas for Kid-Friendly Meal Plans: Honey Chili Meatballs

These meatballs are perfect as an appetizer, snack, or served with pasta or spaghetti squash for dinner. Chili powder is very mild and safe for kids, but if you’re worried about spiciness, your clients can omit the chili powder if needed.

Click here to add Honey Chili Meatballs to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

3. Crispy Coconut Chicken Fingers

20 Meals Ideas for Kid-Friendly Meal Plans: Crispy Coconut Chicken Fingers

It’s no secret that kids love chicken fingers! This recipe uses coconut to bread the fingers instead of grains or nuts. It also includes a kid-friendly dip.

Click here to add Crispy Coconut Chicken Fingers to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

4. Mini Eggplant Pizzas

20 Meals Ideas for Kid-Friendly Meal Plans: Mini Eggplant Pizzas

Eggplant as a pizza base is such a great way for your clients to introduce their kids to a new vegetable. Depending on how old their kids are, they can also cut them up into bite-sized pieces. This is a great finger-friendly dinner.

Click here to add Mini Eggplant Pizzas to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

5. One Pan Sausage, Sweet Potato & Asparagus

20 Meals Ideas for Kid-Friendly Meal Plans: One Pan Sausage, Sweet Potato & Asparagus

One pan meals are such a hit with kids! They come together quickly and they’re an easy way to pack in nutrients. Have your clients keep each ingredient separate so that no foods touch.

Click here to add One Pan Sausage, Sweet Potato & Asparagus to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

Snacks

1. Broccoli Potato Bites

20 Meals Ideas for Kid-Friendly Meal Plans: Broccoli Potato Bites

These are exactly like those boxed broccoli and potato bites your clients buy their kids, only better! They come together easily, and they can be doubled or tripled and frozen for easy access. These are great for tiny hands right up to preteens and adults alike!

Click here to add Broccoli Potato Bites to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

2. Sunflower Seed Butter Stuffed Dates

20 Meals Ideas for Kid-Friendly Meal Plans: Sunflower Seed Butter Stuffed Dates

Kids who love raisins will love dates! These are stuffed with seed butter which makes them a school-friendly snack, but your clients can always stuff with what’s on hand.

Click here to add Sunflower Seed Butter Stuffed Dates to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

3. Peanut Butter Banana Muffin Brownie Bites

20 Meals Ideas for Kid-Friendly Meal Plans: Peanut Butter Banana Muffin Brownie Bites

This recipe is the best of both worlds between a muffin and a brownie. They can also be made nut-free by swapping peanut butter for seed butter and almond milk for any milk of choice. You’ll want to add this to your clients’ meal plan weekly, trust us.

Click here to add Peanut Butter Banana Muffin Brownie Bites to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

4. Chocolate Pumpkin Energy Bars

20 Meals Ideas for Kid-Friendly Meal Plans: Chocolate Pumpkin Energy Bars

These are such a great replacement for a daily granola bar that your clients keep on hand. These energy bars can be stored in the freezer, so many batches can be made for easy access later on.

Click here to add Chocolate Pumpkin Energy Bars to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

5. Sunflower Seed Butter Banana Sushi

20 Meals Ideas for Kid-Friendly Meal Plans: Sunflower Seed Butter Banana Sushi

This recipe is nut-free and it’s such a fun way for your clients to change up the standard banana-as-a-snack for their kids.

Click here to add Sunflower Seed Butter Banana Sushi to your client’s That Clean Life meal plan.

Want even more kid-friendly resources? Be sure to check out our Kid-Friendly Program, as well as our Family-Friendly Program to satisfy all of your clients.


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