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Kid Friendly Recipes

Enjoy these recipes with your kids. Each contains Foods That Fight Cancer.

apple cinnamon fruit leathers
How to make kid-friendly, tasty fruit leather with 4 ingredients
'Tis the season to eat apples! Fall means apple season, and apples are a great, cancer-protective snack. With this twist to traditional fruit rollups, your kids will be getting the same sweet taste with healthier nutrients.

The Latest Research on Cancer-Fighting Carrots
Carrots aren’t a trendy “superfood” – but maybe they should be. Our latest addition to AICR’s Foods that Fight Cancer highlights the color, flavor and nutrition packed in these budget- and family-friendly vegetables.

No-Bake Watermelon Cake
Satisfy your sweet tooth with this fun no-bake “cake” the whole family will enjoy. Fresh summer watermelon makes for a sturdy base and this refreshing treat boasts plenty of vitamins C and A, along with cancer-fighting phytochemicals.

Flavor Up Your Family’s Snacks with Herbs and Spices
Having trouble getting your kids to eat fresh foods? By using herbs and spices, you can alter the flavor profile of any food to satisfy the taste buds of the pickiest eater.

crusted cod ccap recipe
High School Students Win AICR Scholarships for Healthy, Cancer-Protective Appetizers
Three high-school seniors have been awarded $10,000 in scholarships for culinary school by the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) in the 2016 AICR/C-CAP Small Plates Recipe Contest. The contest is a national competition sponsored by the Careers through Culinary...

breakfast toast
5-Minute Back-to-School Breakfasts
As school starts up again, finding time to make or even sit down for a meal can be hard. Before your kids head out the door to school toss together one of these healthy breakfasts, ready in 5 minutes or...

Berry Yogurt Popsicles
Berry Yogurt Popsicles
Cool down on those hot summer days our with colorful, homemade popsicles that includes greek yogurt and is packed with healthful berries.

Bookstack topped by a  Red Apple on a Blanket in the Sunshine
Your Health-Inspired Summer Reading List
It's the first official week of summer and that means it's the perfect time for our Summer Reading list. Trusted scientists and other health professionals share their favorite health-related reads.

bean salad
Kid-Friendly Colorful Bean Salad
This recipe is kid-friendly, both to make and eat. It contains beans, which provide protein, plus corn, carrots, tomatoes and bell peppers.