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Kid-friendly vegan meals you should try

 

Vegan meals you should try (Photo: Courtesy)

Keeping kids interested food is tricky enough but a plant-based diet can prove even more challenging. Here are some simple meat-free recipes that will be a hit with the little ones:

Add some seasoning to give your pasta more flavour (Photo: Courtesy)
  • Mac and ‘Cheese’

Blend boiled potatoes, carrots and onions with raw cashews, coconut milk, lemon juice and nutritional yeast. Add seasoning to taste and mix into cooked pasta. For added crunch, you can sprinkle breadcrumbs over it and bake.

This burger will tease their taste buds but for all the right reasons (Photo: Courtesy)
  • Sweet potato and black bean burger

Mix mashed sweet potato, rice, black beans, onions and seasoning. Mold and leave in the fridge to set then bake or fry. Serve in a bun with plantain chips for an extra sweet touch.

Add some cocoa powder and coconut milk to the mousse and enjoy this delightful meal (Photo: Courtesy)
  • Avocado mousse

Blend a ripe avocado until smooth. Mix cocoa powder and coconut milk then add to avocado and mix well. Add honey to taste then chill in fridge before serving.

Add some syrup to the pancakes to give the dish more flavour (Photo: Courtesy)
  • Fluffy pancakes and blueberry toppings

For this you will only need basically wheat flour, a little sugar and some water. Whisk well and use a nonstick pan to ensure they are evenly cooked. Serve with blueberry toppings to give the meal some colour and flavor.