Chocolate appeals to all generations, but is often enjoyed with guilt. Now enjoy the deliciousness freely – with these healthy chocolate recipes for kids!
If I were to offer you chocolate right now, would you say no? Chances are that you most certainly won’t! After all, what else in this world has such universal appeal, across generations?
Chocolate is something everyone loves, but stays away from for a variety of reasons. Some are worried about putting on weight, thanks to all the excess sugar. Others don’t trust the preservatives in chocolate food products available nowadays. While many others have been conditioned to think of chocolate as a ‘bad’ food.
But we’re here to break all these myths and show you that chocolate can also be healthy and nutritious, while also being yummy – with a collection of 25 easy and healthy chocolate recipes for kids!
25 Healthy Chocolate Recipes for Kids
For most people the first thing that comes to mind when you mention chocolate is a chocolate cake. Now, baking a full chocolate cake from scratch takes time, so let’s go the shorter route – with a mug cake from Downshiftology!
A Popsicle recipe that needs just 3 ingredients, this is something that requires just a couple of minutes of prep work! Use our Chocolate Multigrain Health Drink for added health benefits.
This recipe from The Lemon Bowl is loaded with so many healthy ingredients, it should be classified as a super-recipe! With walnuts, flax seeds and cherries, this is one dish that’s packed with healthy fats.
Muffins are among the easiest things you can make, and the sprouted ragi malt powder makes this recipe even easier! And when you sweeten it with organic jaggery , you’re all set with a healthy breakfast!
It’s hard to find someone who’s not a Nutella fan, but the enjoyment of this delicious spread is often ridden with guilt – of excess calories, excess sugar and lots of preservatives. Make your treat time a guilt free one with this homemade healthy hazelnut spread from Beach Body on Demand.
Phirni is a popular festive dish, though chocolate isn’t a common ingredient in it! However, you can give it your twist and make it more kid-friendly by adding some of our Choco Dates Smoothie Mix!
If you always thought of truffles to be something expensive and rare, this recipe from The Loopy Whisk will change everything! With lots of opportunity to customize, these would also make great gifts for Diwali or Christmas.
Is there any kid alive who can say ‘no’ to cookies? For that matter, even adults can’t resist a nice, crunchy cookie, especially when it’s made with healthy ingredients like Choco Multigrain Health Drink mix and dry dates powder!
Now this is the perfect way to start a busy morning, when you don’t have time to cook but still want a breakfast that nourishes both your body and your mind! The Lemon Bowl brings us a lovely recipe with chocolate protein powder – you can substitute it with our Protein Delight Powder.
This is no ordinary chocolate milkshake – it has super powers! It’s true – since it’s made out of the Multigrain Health drink powder that combines the goodness of several grains, nuts and seeds, this is a super loaded milkshake!
This recipe from Nutrition in the Kitchen is a nice healthy and filling snack for kids, made with kid-friendly ingredients like pretzels, caramel, peanut butter and of course, chocolate!
India’s traditional cookie recipe, nan khatai is something that’s made in most Indian homes. By adding chocolate, you can turn this recipe into something unique, that also makes a great snack for play dates and kids’ parties.
How would you like to start your day with dessert? I’m literally talking about eating dessert for breakfast, because that’s what this brownie batter oats recipe from Chocolate Covered Katie will have you think!
People tend to think that replacing maida or refined flour with whole wheat flour affects the quality of the dish, but being eggless and sugar free, this recipe proves otherwise!
15. Avocado Chocolate Pudding
Whether you’re looking for a healthy dessert for your kids or for an indulgence that won’t sit on your waistline, this recipe from Low Carb Crave is your best option. With avocado as the main ingredient, this recipe is brimming with healthy fats!
Everything can be made better by adding some chocolate syrup to it! You do get chocolate syrups in stores, but they’re often packed with excess sugar and preservatives. Make your own homemade version that can be consumed guilt-free.
17. Chocolate Muesli
Muesli is an easy breakfast option when you’re running late and still want to eat healthy. Store bought muesli mixes are packed with all kinds of unwanted ingredients which means one thing – you get to make your own!
Diwali is approaching, and before you know it, it’ll be time to start buying decorations and making sweets! This time, try making an edible diya, flavored with cocoa powder and organic jaggery powder.
Chocolate mousse is one of those melt in the mouth treats that makes it hard to believe that it could ever be healthy. But Smiling Notes proves otherwise with this decadent but simple Greek Yogurt Chocolate Mousse recipe!
20. Chocolate Halwa
Is any celebration in India complete without a halwa of some kind? While you can definitely go the veggie route and make halwas out of carrot, beetroot or lauki, your kids are going to be more receptive if you make it out of chocolate!
21. Chocolate Hummus
Yes, you read that right – chocolate hummus! This is a sweet version of the traditional hummus, that also uses chickpeas along with other ingredients like honey, peanut butter and coconut sugar.
With thick Greek yogurt, chocolate multigrain powder and fresh fruit, this recipe is a treat for the senses! Perfect for Valentine’s Day or any other day of the year when you’re in the mood for something indulgent!
Chocolate ice cream – what can be better on a hot summer’s day, when all you want to do is sit inside the refrigerator? We’ll tell you what’s better – chocolate nice cream from Fit Foodie Finds! Made with just four ingredients, this is a must try.
Free from refined flour, sugar, butter and eggs, this is a cake recipe that ticks all the right boxes! Did we mention it has chocolate and fresh fruit juice too?
Cupcakes don’t have to be little frosting monsters – you can make them healthy too – if you want! And it’s really easy, all you need to do is make a few substitutions, like replacing refined flour with whole wheat flour.
You can’t go wrong when you start your day with a delicious, filling and incredibly comforting smoothie bowl. It’s got chocolate, nuts, seeds and fresh fruit – what’s not to love?
If you’re on the lookout for healthy chocolate food mixes for your kids and family, be sure to check out these 100% natural and preservative-free mixes from our store: