Tasty, healthy foods your kids should be eating

Looking for tasty and healthy recipes your kids will love? TODAY nutritionist Joy Bauer serves up delicious alternatives to age-old, fattening favorites.

Breakfast egg burrito

Ingredients

    • 1 whole-wheat tortilla
    • 1 whole egg and 2 egg whites, scrambled in cooking spray
    • 1/4 cup black beans
    • 2-3 tablespoons shredded Cheddar cheese
    • 1 tablespoon salsa

Preparation

Baking Directions:

Stuff tortilla with scrambled eggs, black beans, cheese and salsa.

Hoisin-glazed salmon
Servings:

Serves 4. Serving size: 1 glazed salmon fillet

Ingredients

    • 3 tablespoons hoisin sauce
    • 3 tablespoons pure maple syrup
    • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar or rice vinegar
    • 1 teaspoon grated or finely minced fresh ginger
    • 4 (6-ounce) salmon fillets (about 1 inch thick)

Preparation

Baking Directions:

1. Preheat the oven to 400° F. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil, and coat the foil with oil spray.2. In a small bowl, mix together the hoisin sauce, maple syrup, vinegar and ginger to form a thick glaze.3. Place the salmon fillets on the prepared baking sheet, spacing them evenly. Bake for 10 minutes.4. Remove the baking sheet from the oven and smear the hoisin glaze evenly over the fillets.Return the salmon to the oven and bake until the fillets are just opaque in the center, about 5 minutes. Transfer to platter; serve immediately.

Spinach turkey burgers
Servings:

Makes 5 patties.

Ingredients

    • 1 (20-oz) package 93 percent lean ground turkey
    • One 10 oz. box frozen, chopped spinach (thawed and well drained)
    • One packet taco seasoning mix

Preparation

Baking Directions:

In large bowl, mix together ground turkey, spinach and taco seasoning with hands until blended. Form burger mixture into 5 patties.  Preheat large skillet over medium-high heat (or preheat grill pan or outdoor grill). Coat grill/pan with nonstick cooking spray and add burgers.  Cook 6-8 minutes per side, or until burgers are no longer pink in the center.

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