3 Yummy Appetizers for Kids to Munch on

If you are a parent of a toddler, you must agree with the fact that most of the time kids throw tantrums when it comes to eating. Most of them are choosy about food and feeding them healthy food is not an easy task. But parents always try to make sure that their kids receive all the required nutrients from their diet. If you do not feed them nutritious foods at an early age, their healthy development will get affected. So, according to the teachers of Montessori Buena Park CA, you can try the following recipes to make boring food tastier and more presentable for your kids.

Baked Crostini : You can prepare this easy to cook dish in just 40 to 50 minutes.

Ingredients :
  • 1 breadstick or a sourdough bread of your choice
  • Olive oil – ¼th cup
  • Garlic cloves – 2 to 3
  • Garlic salt
Method :
  • First, slice the baguette into slices. Make sure each slice is half an inch thick.
  • Then, in a mixing bowl take some olive oil and the minced garlic. Mix them well. Spread this mixture onto each slice of the bread.
  • Then lightly season these slices with some garlic salt.
  • Keep the bread slices on a baking tray with some baking soda and bake the slices for around 10 minutes in a preheated oven at 350 degrees.
  • Your baked crostini is ready when the edges of the bread start turning light golden-brown.
  • Add their favorite toppings and let them enjoy this delicious dish.

Cheddar Cheese Sticks : In Montessori Buena Park CA most of the Kids love cheese. So, you can prepare this dish at home if your child is also a cheese fan.

Ingredients :
  • Softened butter – 2 tablespoon
  • Flour – 2/3rd cup
  • Breadcrumbs – 1 cup
  • Cheddar cheese (grated) – 1 cup
  • Salt – 1/4th teaspoon
  • White pepper – 1/8th teaspoon
  • Cayenne – a pinch
  • Milk – 2 tablespoon
Method :
  • First, take a mixing bowl and mix butter, flour, cheese, breadcrumbs, and seasonings well in it.
  • Then, add milk to the mixture and keep stirring till you get a thick dough-like consistency.
  • Then, roll the mixture on a flat surface using a rolling pin into a thick rectangle.
  • Cut strips from the rectangle in your preferred shapes and sizes.
  • After that bake them in a preheated oven at 325 degrees until they get a nice golden-brown color. It normally takes 15 to 20 minutes to get the desired color and texture.

Chicken strips with Honey Mustard sauce : Montessori Buena Park CA teachers insist parents make this dish for their children as it is a protein-rich food and can be consumed at dinner

Ingredients :
  • Chicken breasts 9skinless) – 4
  • All-purpose flour – 1cup
  • Garlic powder, onion powder, salt – 1 teaspoon each
  • Pepper, milk – ½ teaspoon each
  • Milk – 1 cup
Method :
  • Put flour, garlic, onion powder, salt, and pepper in a clean mixing bag and shake it vigorously to mix it well.
  • Deep fry the chicken and dip the chicken strips in some milk and then put them into the mixing bag.
  • Then, take them out and fry them in the preheated oil until it becomes golden brown.
  • Serve hot chicken strips with honey mustard sauce.