Top 15 Cooking Without Fire Recipes for Children

A little girl and a boy playing with cookie dough in the kitchen

It is tough to feed nutritious food to kids as their temperament varies. At times you may be so tired that you just don’t feel like entering the kitchen to cook. As a rescue to this common scenario in most of the households, here’s a list of top cooking without fire recipes for kids that are easy to prepare.



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Easy to Make Fireless Cooking Recipes for Kids

A mother and daughter cooking in the kitchen

There are times when kids get into kitchen either for your attention or to play around or to help you. In such cases, you have to ensure that they stay safe. Here’s a list of top 15 food without fire recipes for kids, so you feel safe about your kids being in the kitchen.





1. Mixed Sprout Chaat

Chaat is one of the most liked Indian fireless cooking recipes for kids.

Ingredients Needed :




  • Mixed sprouts: 1 cup
  • Finely grated carrot: 1/2 cup
  • Paneer cubed:2 cup
  • Onions finely chopped: 2
  • Green chillies finely chopped: as per taste
  • Tomato finely chopped: 1
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Lemon Juice to taste

How to Prepare :

  • Take the mixed sprouts (sprouted moong dal, moth beans and black chana) in a bowl.
  • Add onions, green chillies, tomatoes, salt, pepper and the paneer cubes to this mixture.
  • Add lemon juice
  • This tangy sprout chaat is ready to be served

2. Caprese Stuffed Tomatoes

This delish is an easy variation in the classic Caprese salad and sure to be loved by the entire family.





Ingredients Needed :

  • Tomatoes – 8
  • Mozzarella balls chopped {small cubes} – 4
  • Chopped black olives – 1/2 cup
  • Fresh basil chopped
  • Dried Oregano -½ Tsp
  • Dried basil – ½ tsp
  • Extra virgin Oil – 4 tbsp
  • Balsamic vinegar – 1 tbsp
  • Salt and pepper (to taste)
  • Lettuce leaves {as you like}

How to Prepare :




  • Mix everything except tomatoes
  • Keep the mixture in your fridge for about 20 to 30 minutes
  • Wash your tomatoes, remove the pith, seeds and jelly from within and leave it empty.
  • Add some mozzarella filling into each tomato.
  • Keep some freshly cut lettuces alongside the filled tomatoes on your plate and decorate it with basil as you may like to serve.

3. Zucchini Noodles With Avocado Sauce

Zucchini Noodles is one of the flameless cooking recipes kids can eat all through the day.

Ingredients Needed :





  • Zucchini – 1
  • Water – ⅓ cup (85 ml)
  • Lemon juice – 2 tbsp
  • Avocado – 1
  • Pine nuts (or any nuts of your choice) – 4 tbsp
  • Basil – 1 ¼ cup (30 g)
  • Cherry tomatoes – 12 sliced
  • Salt and pepper (as per taste)

How to Prepare :

  • Use a peeler to make zucchini noodles
  • Blend the ingredients water, lemon juice, avocado, pine nuts and basil or any green leafy vegetable of your choice into the blender until smooth.
  • Combine the zucchini noodles and blended mixture in a mixing bowl
  • Add salt and pepper for taste
  • Top it with cherry tomatoes, cucumber and carrot as you like

4. Apple Cookies

This perfect afternoon snack is super healthy, easy to make and keeps you feeling full.




Ingredients Needed :

  • Apple – 1
  • Peanut butter – 1/4 cup
  • Almonds sliced – 1/4 cup
  • Walnuts chopped – 1/4 cup
  • Shredded coconut – 1/4 cup
  • Chocolate chips – 1/4 cup

How to Prepare :





  • Slice the apple into thin rings and remove the core
  • Spread peanut butter (or any sauce of your choice) on one side of the apple ring
  • Top it with walnuts, almonds, coconut and chocolate chips

5. Vegetable Tortilla Roll-Ups

Cooking without fire veg recipes can include some very delicious dishes such as the tortilla roll.

Ingredients Needed :




  • Cream cheese – 8 ounces
  • Mayonnaise – 1 cup
  • Homemade or store-bought ranch dressing mix
  • 1 teaspoon dried dill weed or 1 teaspoon finely minced fresh dill
  • 8 (5-inch or 8-inch) flour tortillas
  • 3 cups assorted finely chopped vegetables (broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, bell peppers)
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

How to Prepare :

  • Combine cream cheese, mayonnaise, salad dressing and dill weed in a medium bowl
  • Apply the cheese mixture evenly on each tortilla.
  • Roll the tortilla tightly and wrap each tortilla in a plastic wrap.
  • Refrigerate for 2 hours before slicing.

6. Mango Pudding

This creamy, flavourful dessert made with mango is super beneficial for kids’ digestion, eyesight, skin, brain and overall health.





Ingredients Needed :

  • Boiled water – ½ cup (125 ml)
  • Unflavoured gelatin – 1 tbsp
  • Sugar – ½ cup (100 g)
  • Pinch of salt
  • Coconut milk – 1 cup (250 ml)
  • Fresh mango puree – 1 cup (250 ml)

How to Prepare :




  • Whisk together the gelatin and hot water in a medium bowl until smooth
  • Add in sugar and salt till it dissolves
  • Add the coconut milk, then add the mango puree and whisk until mixture is smooth
  • Pour the mixture into 4 small bowls. Refrigerate these bowls for a minimum of 2 hours

7. Blueberry Oatmeal Bar

This dish is a high source of vitamins and fibre for your kid and tastes delicious.

Ingredients Needed :


  • Baking soda – ½ tsp
  • Milk
  • Brown sugar
  • Cinnamon
  • Oats – ½ cup
  • Applesauce
  • Eggs
  • Whole-wheat flour – ½ cup
  • Blueberries – ½ cup

How to Prepare :

  • Mix all the ingredients
  • Preheat the oven to 350° F
  • Bake the mixture for 20 minutes at 350° F

8. Strawberry Ritz

A fun snack to treat your child which helps to maintain his healthy weight gain.

Ingredients Needed :

  • Spreadable cream cheese
  • Strawberry jam
  • Ritz cracker biscuits

How to Prepare :


  • Mix a spoon of strawberry jam with some cream cheese
  • Apply the mixture on ritz crackers

9. Chocolate cookies

Cookies provide instant energy to the kids, and hence, it’s a beneficial snack to be served to young growing children.

Ingredients Needed :

  • Sugar – 1 cup
  • Toffee bits – 1 ½ cups
  • Light corn syrup – 1 cup
  • Creamy peanut butter – 1 cup
  • Semi-sweet chocolate chips – 1 cup
  • Quick oats – 3 cups
  • Coconut – 1 cup

How to Prepare :

  • Mix corn syrup and sugar in a big saucepan and bring it to boil.
  • After removing it from heat, add chocolate chips and peanut butter and mix well
  • Add in oats, coconut and toffee bits
  • Using a rounded tablespoon, place it on parchment paper and cool it for 20-30 minutes
  • Store them in an airtight container

10. Dates Smoothie

This super healthy smoothie made from dates is filled with vitamins, minerals, energy, fibre, calcium and many more elements and is one of the best cure for colds.


Ingredients Needed :

  • Chopped pitted dates – ½ cup
  • Milk – 1 cup
  • Vanilla frozen yoghurt – ½ cup
  • Cinnamon (optional)

How to Prepare :

  • Put all the ingredients in a blender
  • Blend it until the dates get completely mixed with other ingredients
  • Pour the content into a chilled glass.
  • Your smoothie is ready to be devoured

11. Biscuit Cake

Here’s light yet fulfilling snack that your kid will love to eat and eager to prepare it himself the next time.

Ingredients Needed :


  • Chocolate Marie biscuits – 10
  • Milk – ½ cup
  • Sugar – 5 to 6 tbsp
  • Butter – 2 tbsp

How to Prepare :

  • Finely crush the Marie biscuits in a mixer
  • Pour the contents into a deep bowl
  • Add milk, sugar, butter and whisk the contents
  • Pour this whisked mixture into a baking tray and let it set properly
  • Garnish with almonds and pistachios as per your liking
  • The tray is to be placed in the freezer for 20 to 25 minutes
  • Transfer the tray to refrigerator section and let it cool for an hour

12. Pineapple Sandwich

Pineapples aids in digestion strengthens bones and even helps cure a cold and cough.

Ingredients Needed :

  • Bread Slices – 6
  • Canned pineapple slices – 3
  • Butter – 3 Tsp
  • Pineapple crush – 3 tsp
  • Black salt (to taste)

How to Prepare :

  • Trim the edges of the sandwich bread
  • Evenly apply butter on the bread slices
  • Apply pineapple crush on the bread slices
  • Sprinkle black salt on the slice and cover it with another slice
  • Place canned pineapple slices on these bread slices
  • Cover it with the buttered slices
  • Cut the sandwich into 2 equal parts
  • Refrigerate for a while and then serve

13. Banana Peanut Butter Smoothie

Peanuts combined with banana help in brain development of kids as well as good for their immune system.

Ingredients Needed :

  • Milk – ½ cup
  • Ripe banana – 1
  • Peanut butter – 2 Tsp
  • Ice cube – 2

How to Prepare :

  • Put all above ingredients in bender
  • Refrigerate and serve

14. Pinwheel sandwiches

Here’s a healthy and nutritious combination of bread with fruit jam with cheese and few veggies that your kid will enjoy having.

Ingredients Needed :

  • Bread slices – 6
  • Mixed fruit jam – 2 Tsp
  • Cheese spread – 2 Tsp
  • Mustard sauce – 1 Tsp
  • Softened butter – 1 Tsp
  • Green chutney – 1 Tsp
  • Mix coloured capsicum – few thin slices
  • Finely chopped olives – 2 Tsp

How to Prepare :

  • Remove sides from all bread slices
  • Flatten the bread using a rolling pin
  • Apply jam on it and cover with another slice
  • Apply cheese spread and ½ tsp mustard paste on this second slice
  • Place the third slice on it and spread ½ tsp butter and ½ tsp green chutney on it
  • Place few thinly sliced capsicum slices and top it with 1 tsp of olives
  • Tightly roll the bread slices from where capsicum is placed and make a roll
  • Cut the roll into equal portions

15. Chilled Banana Delight

Loaded with essential vitamins and minerals, this chilled banana delicacy mixed with cream and ice-cream is a pure delight for your kid.

Ingredients Needed :

  • Sweetened whipped cream – 150 gms
  • Chocolate ice cream – 150 gms
  • Banana – 2
  • Mould

How to Prepare :

  • Mix the chocolate ice cream and whipped cream in a bowl
  • Cut the banana diagonally and place 2 halves at the base of the mould
  • Pour half of the mixture into the mould
  • Add remaining banana halves and cover it with rest of the mixture
  • Refrigerate for 4 – 5 hours until it set
  • Turn the mould over and serve

Kids can be extremely erratic at times, making parents nag them for having their food. The above-listed recipes require minimal or no cooking and are a fun way to add new veggies to your kid’s diet.

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