September. Apparently it's the BABY month...everyone gets relaxed and celebrating over the Christmas period and BAM! 9 months later the maternity wards are in over drive. So...it's THE time for kids birthday parties. I've put together this list of 20+ healthier party food ideas, low sugar and non storebought options to help you with your party planning!
Break away from the storebought party food and make healthier options with these ideas that will get you prepping in advance and freezing and being ready on time for the big event...or little event like we are having this year!
If you'd like to see what parties we've had at Kidgredients, here are a few posts you might like:
- How to pull of a cheap and memorable birthday party
- Fairies and dragons party at Kidgredients
- Jungle party
Now...on to that party food!
- pork apple and veggie sausage rolls
These sausage rolls are a crowd pleaser! Super kid friendly and easy to freeze and make. Puff pastry makes them delicious!
- Wholemeal dairy free pikelets
Top them with yoghurt and berries and have a diy station! Make them in advance and let the kids at them! I guarantee there won't be leftovers!
- lunchbox mini pizzas
don't let the name fool you, these mini pizzas are perfect for parties too!
- Roasted chickpeas
Perfect for replacing nuts, these crunchy little morsels are the perfect party food!
- baked veggie wontons
These yummy little parcels are filled with veggies and cream cheese and are sooooo good!
- Not quite lcms
These not quite LCM bars are the perfect party food. You could even put icing on one end or dip them in chocolate...but that would be naughty!
- Baked chicken and parmesan cheese meatballs
These mini meatballs are super kid friendly- given the seal of approval by over 40 kids!
- Strawberry cheesecake bliss balls These strawberry cheesecake bliss balls just scream party, don't they? Super yummy and easy to make, they are even freezer friendly.
- teeny tiny quichesCould they be any cuter? Or any easier to make? These mini quiches are a crowd pleaser!
- simple healthier sweet biscuits
These biscuits are lower in sugar than most and really yummy! Make them using whatever cookie cutter best suits your party!
- veggie and rice pasties
get a veggie hit going on at your next kids party! These delicious pasties will help with that!
- blueberry snack bites
seriously, these are yummy! Get them in the freezer and pull them out on the morning of the party...couldn't be easier!
- super sushi
Sushi is such a winner! Fill it with whatever you like and if you store it in an airtight container in the fridge, you can get away with doing it the night before!
- orange poppyseed mini cakes
Iced or not, these little mini cakes are low in sugar and super cute! Do a batch and freeze before the party, to quickly defrost on the day.
- crunchy oat chicken strips
Like nuggets, but a bit healthier! The oat crust makes them super crunchy! Make a mayonnaise dipping sauce for serving, or go with the classics of tomato sauce or BBQ.
- mango snack bites
A burst of summer! Make in advance and freeze, even use frozen mangoes! Like little cake pops, but much healthier
- pizzas scrolls
Seriously, these scrolls couldn't be easier! You can make these on the day they are so quick or freeze in advance!
- baked pancake bites
Do a variety of toppings, or let the kids top them at the party, then bake! Super easy mixture, can also be made gluten free.
- mini spring rolls
What party is complete without mini spring rolls? really yummy and freezer friendly, they are baked to perfection, rather than being fried!
- popcorn crackles
Parties and chocolate crackles are synonymous, aren't they? Try these ones! They are much healthier!
- cheese mini crackers
Shape them with whatever cookie cutter would suit your party! So easy to make and perfect as an alternative to storebought crackers!
- healthy beef and veggie sausage rolls
Because they are the most popular party post on the blog!