The beginning of the school year is always a challenge for parents, but this time the challenge is twofold. Not only does every parent want to ensure that their kids have a healthy and happy experience at school, but they also must make sure that they are strong enough to fight against a frightening pandemic. Talented chef and founder of Dina in the Kitchen Dina Hamdy, and food blogger/stylist and pedodentist Rouane el Mahdy share a few easy and delicious recipes that will boost your children’s immunity system while adding a great taste to their school experience this year.
Mahdy is known for her creative healthy and super delicious drinks; and this one is no different. Your kids are guaranteed to love it and enjoy every mouthful.
1- Blend all the ingredients in a juicer
2- Garnish with a sprig of fresh mint on top
Broccoli Egg Muffin
Broccoli is another great immunity-boosting vegetable, but probably not your kids’ favorite. This easy and delicious recipe by Hamdi will help you introduce children to broccoli in a creative and super fun way.
1- Preheat oven (180 to 200 degrees)
2- Brush a muffin tray with oil
3- Slice the chicken breasts; add the broccoli and any vegetables you have
4- Mix eggs, milk, paprika, turmeric, garlic powder, and add salt and pepper
5- Stir together egg and vegetable mixes; pour into muffin tray
6- Bake 20-30 minutes
7- Muffins can be placed in Ziploc bags and will keep in the fridge
Sweet Potato Spinach Salad
Rich in vitamin A, C and E, spinach is known to be a superfood for the immunity system. Mixing it up with sweet potatoes which children love, Mahdy’s salad offers the perfect balance for a delicious and extremely healthy school meal.
المقادير : بطاطا هنحط عليها ملح و فلفل و زعتر و ندخلها الفرن سبانخ ذرة حلوة فلفل احمر للدرسينج: معلقة كبيرة زيت او زيت زيتون معلقتين صغيرين دبس الرمان عصير ليمونة كبيرة ملح و فلفل معلقتين كبار عسل سماق ———————————————— Ingredients: Roasted sweet potato with salt , pepper and thyme Spinach Sweet corn Red capsicum For the dressing: 1 TBSP oil 2 tsp pomegranate molasses Juice of 1 large lemon Salt & pepper 2 TBSP honey Sumac ———————————————— #rouanelmahdy #rou_thecookingdentist #thecookingdentist #salad #saladrecipe #healthyrecipe #vegetarianrecipes #healthylifestyle #saladlover #summerrecipes #fastandeasyrecipes #onmytable #storyofmytable #foodphotography #foodstyling #foodphotographyandstyling #takenbyme📷 #colorfulsalad #foodblogger #foodie #foodiesofinstagram #dentist #cairoegypt #cairospots #cairocooks #sweetpotatosalad #spinachsalad #easyrecipes
1- Chop up the sweet potatoes and add salt, black pepper and thyme
2- Spread the potatoes on a foil sheet and spray some oil
3- Place in the oven for 30-40 mins (200 degrees)
4- To prepare the dressing, add the olive oil, pomegranate molasses, lemon juice, salt and pepper and stir; then add honey and sumac and stir
5- Place the spinach and roasted sweet potatoes in a bowl, then add the sweetcorn and red capsicum.
6- Add the dressing to the salad before packing.
Greek Yogurt Pancake (12 servings)
Yogurt and turmeric are two immunity-boosting foods that can help your child fight the most stubborn diseases; and Hamdi’s Greek Yogurt Pancakes are an easy, simple and super healthy option to include these two magical ingredients in a delicious school meal.
1- Mix the Greek yogurt, eggs, and vanilla until smooth
2- Add sugar, oat flower, all purpose flower, baking powder, cinnamon, turmeric and salt and mix until totally combined (if the batter is too thick, add the milk)
3- Place the pan on the stove (low-medium heat) and wipe the oil onto the pan with kitchen tissues
4- Pour a ladle full of batter into the pan
5- Once you see bubbles on the surface, the pancake is ready to flip
6- Serve with honey or nuts.