8 Dishes To Make For Your Kids During Summer Vacation
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The summer season is in full swing, with people finding relief from the scorching heat of the sun. With the sun shining brighter, schools are declaring summer vacation at the earliest. It was becoming tough for the kids to visit school amidst the extreme heat waves. Now that summer vacation is on, kids are enjoying their stay at home.   

Kids love summer vacation as much as they enjoy visiting the schools. It is that time of the year when kids wake up late, eat refreshing and cool dishes, play at the residential park, enjoy time with family, have fun doing interesting projects at home, and spend time at their favourite vacation spots. What makes summer vacation a memorable one is the type of food that kids love eating. If your kids are on summer vacation now and you want to make the vacation special, serve them delicious dishes that are child-friendly, healthy, and nutritious.    

This article will provide you with a list of foods that kids generally love eating, especially during summer vacation. Take a look:   

  • Grilled Cheese Sandwich   

These are a classic favourite among kids and are perfect for lazy summer afternoon snacking. Cheese is every kid's favourite and when combined with bread, it creates a symphony of texture and flavour. Whether it is a simple cheddar melt or a gourmet version with gooey mozzarella and tomato, the crispy golden bread and the oozing cheese are irresistible one.   

  • Watermelon Pizza   

This is one of the most fun and creative ways to enjoy the summer fruit. To prepare this, you can simply slice a watermelon into rounds and top with yoghurt or whipped cream. You can sprinkle a colourful array of berries and nuts. This is a healthy and refreshing snack that most kids love.   

  • Barbecue Chicken Skewers   

Enjoying an outdoor picnic in the backyard with your kids—nothing can be better than barbecue chicken skewers. Simply fire up the grill and treat your kids to delicious barbecue chicken skewers. Marinate the tender chicken pieces in a tangy sauce and grill them to perfection. These juicy skewers are a hit among children of all ages.    

  • Corn On The Cob   

It is always fun to bite into the juicy ear of corn that resonates in the summertime. You can either boil, grill, or roast the corn on the cob and enjoy the dish after a playful evening. Pat it with butter and sprinkle some salt for a classic summertime treat that is loved by the kids.   

  • Smoothie Bowls   

To kickstart your child’s day, serve a smoothie bowl that is not only delicious but also nutritious. All you need to do is blend fruits, yoghurt, and juice, and then pour it into a bowl and top it with granola, sliced fruits, trail mix, and a drizzle of honey. It is a fun and interesting breakfast option that you can customise according to your kids' liking.   

  • Frozen Yoghurt Popsicles   

To beat the summer heat, you can make homemade frozen yoghurt popsicles for your kids. Here, blend Greek yoghurt with cut fresh fruits like berries or mangoes and add a touch of honey. Pour the mixture into popsicle moulds, and freeze them. Kids will enjoy the creamy, fruity treats with a dose of probiotics.   

  • Frozen Banana Bites   

You can make a satisfying snack option for your kids during their summer vacation. Dip slices of bananas in melted chocolate and freeze them until firm. These banana bites are a way healthier alternative to traditional ice cream bars. Banana bites are a good source of potassium and fibre. Kids will surely like the creamy texture and sweet flavour of the bite-sized treats.   

  • Mango Lassi   

The fruit that reigns in the summer season is mango and nothing can be better than indulging in refreshing mango lassi. To prepare this, all you need to do is blend ripe mangoes with yoghurt, milk, and sugar or honey. This is an instant hit among the kids and will keep the body cool with a dose of vitamins and probiotics.