Holiday Recipes: You Can Try at Home with Your Kids

Holiday Recipes: You Can Try at Home with Your Kids 1

Today marks the beginning of mid-winter holiday for school-going children across the US. Most kids will be staying indoors while enjoying eating food and watching television or playing video games during these few days off school.


As a parent, your job is to ensure that your child eats healthy during this period. One way to do that is to discourage them from taking unhealthy, calorie-packed snacks and beverages and instead encourage them to embrace healthy home-made foods.


This is where having a few well thought out holiday recipes you can try at home with your kids comes in handy. Believe me, there are certain meals that if prepared well, your child will totally appreciate home-made food for once. One of them is barbeque chicken pizza.


Barbecue Chicken Pizza Nutrition Facts(Amount Per Serving)

Holiday Recipes: You Can Try at Home with Your Kids 2This mouth-watering dish contains a high level of nutritional value that is great for your child’s health. Nonetheless, you need not worry about your child consuming too many calories from the meal as home-made barbeque chicken pizza is a meal with a modest amount of calories. Here are the nutritional facts of this delicious meal:

  1. Calories 254.6
  2. Total Fat 6.1 g
    • Saturated Fat 2.1 g
    • Monounsaturated Fat 0.9 g
    • Polyunsaturated Fat 0.3 g
  3. Total Carbohydrate 24.0 g
    • Sugars 1.9 g
    • Dietary Fiber 1.1 g
  4. Vitamin A 1.6 %
  5. Vitamin B-6 17.8 %
  6. Vitamin B-12 5.9 %
  7. Vitamin C 4.8 %
  8. Vitamin E 1.5 %
  9. Protein 24.8 g
  10. Cholesterol 38.8 mg
  11. Calcium 19.2%
  12. Sodium 337.6 mg
  13. Potassium 217.8 mg
  14. Iron 10.2 %
  15. Magnesium 6.2 %
  16. Copper 3.5 %
  17. Manganese 4.1 %
  18. Folate 2.3 %
  19. Pantothenic Acid 5.8 %
  20. Niacin 32.6 %
  21. Zinc 6.9 %
  22. Phosphorus 25.7 %
  23. Selenium 20.7 %
  24. Riboflavin 7.1 %
  25. Thiamin 3.7 %


a. Ingredients

  • 1/2 recipe homemade pizza crust.
  • 1/3 cup + 2 tablespoons BBQ sauce of your choice.
  • 2/3 cup shredded mozzarella cheese.
  • 1 cup shredded or chopped cooked chicken.
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced red onions.
  • 1/3 cup fresh chopped cilantro for topping(Optional).

b. Preparation

  1. Toss the shredded or chopped cooked chicken with BBQ sauce on top of your homemade pizza crust, making sure to scatter all around the crust.


  1. Add red onion and cheese.


  1. Bake pizza for 12-15 minutes. Take out from the oven and top with fresh cilantro(optional). Slice pizza and serve when still hot.


Final Thoughts

Holiday recipes: you can try at home with your kids? Barbeque chicken pizza is one of them. It is a quick and easy recipe that helps you make a mouthwatering barbequed chicken pizza. As you can see from the nutrition details above, this is a highly nutritional meal with all the nutrients your kids require to grow healthy and strong. It only takes three easy steps to make a barbeque chicken pizza.

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