7 Immunity Boosting Ingredients and Recipes to Prepare with the Kids at Home | Home Activities for Families

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Keeping the kids healthy is always on the mind of every parent. What if we can combine a fun family activity with boosting the immunity of our little ones?  

We have prepared a list of 7 recipes using immunity boosting ingredients that you may prepare with love while having fun together as a family! 

Almond- Cherry Bars

Immunity Boosting Food for Kids

Why: Almonds contain vitamin E and manganese, both of which are immunity-boosting nutrients. These Almond- Cherry bars will be the perfect healthy snack for the whole family!

Difficulty: Easy, 15 mins preparation time 

Kids can help with: preparing the ingredients, mixing and pouring, and cutting into bite-sized bars

Get the recipe here. 

Triple- Berry Popsicle

Immunity Boosting Recipes

Why: Berries are full of anti-oxidants, an excellent source of vitamins, and high in fiber! Use blueberries, cranberries, raspberries and strawberries in this frozen treat and keep the whole family healthy and cool!

Difficulty: Easy, 20 mins preparation time 

Kids can help with: picking out the berries, mixing and pouring the paste

Get the recipe here. 

Chocolate Fruit and Nut Balls

Why: Pumpkin, sunflower, flax and chia seeds are great sources of vitamin E, zinc, and omega 3 fatty acids which boost the immune system. Use nuts or seeds in this recipe for a chocolaty treat!

Difficulty: Easy, 15 mins preparation time 

Kids can help with: mixing the ingredients and rolling the paste

Get the recipe here. 

Yogurt and Fruit Parfaits

Immunity boosting food for kids

Why: Yogurt is full of probiotics that aid in digestion and maintaining a healthy gut! This healthy and easy-to-make dessert will prove to be popular with the family (or when you have little guests)!

Difficulty: Easy, 10 mins preparation time 

Kids can help with: preparing the ingredients and doing the layering

Get the recipe here. 

Sweet Potato and Sweet Corn Fritters

Immunity boosting food for kids

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Why: Sweet Potatoes contain high amounts of beta-carotene, a nutrient which increases the number of white blood cells and activity of killer cells! Time to prepare this tasty afternoon snack!

Difficulty: Medium, 20 mins preparation time 

Kids can help with: mashing the sweet potato and mixing the ingredients

Get the recipe here. 

Broccoli Tots

Immunity Boosting food for kids

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Why: We all know to eat our greens, but did you know that the broccoli is filled with lots of immune system boosters? Here's how we get the kids involved to make a tasty looking dish, that's sure to get their approval!

Difficulty: Medium, 30 mins preparation time 

Kids can help with: mixing the ingredients, preparing the mixture in tot shapes.

*BYKidO's Tip: Be creative with the shapes and make the cooking experience even more special!

Get the recipe here. 

Chewy Choc-banana Oat Cookies

Immunity boosting snack for kids

Why: Oats contain beta-glucans, a component of fiber that boost immunity by activating the killer cells that fight bacteria, viruses, and other intruders in our bodies! Everyone loves chocolate, and the mixture is a healthy, tasty, immunity boosting snack!

Difficulty: Medium, 20 mins preparation time 

Kids can help with: beating the mixture, mixing the ingredients, and preparing the mixture in shapes

Get the recipe here. 


Have any other immunity boosting recipes or ingredients to recommend? Let us know in the comments too!


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This article is prepared by

Jiarong Yu
Daddy to 2 adorable little ones. Misses them the moment they are not around, regrets missing them the moment they are around.

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