13th July is National French Fry Day! Kids love fries, but can’t eat as much of the greasy, fried potatoes as they would like. This National French Fry Day, make them a healthier version of their favourite food that they can eat to their heart’s content! These fries are baked instead of fried, and are a great way to get your child to eat some new vegetables!
1. Sweet Potato Fries
This recipe for sweet potato fries is a good start to introducing your child to fries other than the french fries they are used to. They are as crispy as the fry everyone knows and loves, and also have a tinge of sweetness, which will definitely appeal to children! The preparation time is only 10 minutes, and then all you’ll need to do is just sit back, relax and wait for the fries to finish baking!
2. Carrot Fries
Carrots are familiar to almost everyone and make great fries! This recipe has a preparation time of only 10 minutes and produces a delicious, yet healthy, fry that everyone will enjoy. It even comes with a quick and easy recipe for the perfect dipping sauce to dip your fries in. With these yummy fries and dipping sauce, your kids will never leave their carrots untouched again!
3. Zucchini Fries
Zucchini is a very versatile vegetable, and in this case, it makes a tasty fry that’s healthier than french fries! Coated with bread crumbs and parmesan cheese, zucchini fries make for a crunchy and cheesy treat. While children may be hesitant to eat a new vegetable like zucchini, letting their first encounter with it be these fries will surely have them looking forward to trying more zucchini dishes!
4. Beetroot Fries
Beetroot is often unfamiliar to not only children, but adults as well! Some people may think beetroot is difficult to prepare, or are not used to the unique taste of beetroot. With only five ingredients and four steps, this recipe is super simple, and makes delicious beetroot fries that are the perfect introduction to beetroot for the whole family!
5. Oven Home Fries
While fries can be made with many different tasty vegetables, everyone will always love potato fries. While the usual french fries are fried, these home fries are oven-baked, which cuts back on the oil in the fries. These home fries are easy to make and taste delicious, so whoever has had these will definitely be coming back for seconds!