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Fresh & Easy Summer Recipes Your Kids Will Love

A Mom, dad and two young daughters in a sunlit kitchen, smiling as they prepare a meal together.
Create lasting memories with these deliciously simple summer recipes para toda la familia!
Looking for creative new ways to keep your kids entertained this summer while sharing your yummiest traditions? From busy summer weeknights to bustling weekend plans with friends & family, these fun DIY recetas will keep the little chefs in the house craving for more!

Mix it Up: DIY Trail Mix Jars with a Latino Twist

Get the kids involved and let them make their own tasty summer snack with a DIY Trail Mix station. Provide a variety of bite-sized treats like Cheerios™, Chex Mix™, Nature Valley™ granola, dried fruits, and nuts. For a spicy Latino saborcito, you can swap the traditional Chex Mix™ trail mix for Chex Mix™ Snack Mix Jalapeño Cheddar! Think of this as the ultimate sensory bin for your little ones to encourage creativity, independence, and good-for-you eating habits.

Looking for more crunchy inspiration? Check out more trail mix recipes!

Sweet Treat: Mango Parfait Bar

Indulge in the creamy, tangy goodness of Yoplait® yogurt paired with the sweet, tropical taste of mango. Set up a parfait bar where the kids make their own creation by layering their favorite Yoplait® flavors, mango chunks, and a handful of Nature Valley™ Oats 'n Honey Crunchy Granola.

This fresh & easy summer dessert station is fun for the pequeñitos and will remind everyone of abuelita’s mid-morning snacks.

Looking for more mango recipes? We've got you covered!

Refreshing Classic: Mexican Fruit Cups

Fresh fruit cups are a go-to for warm verano days and super easy to make. The tangy, sweet flavors of their favorite summer fruits will keep everyone coming back for more!

Set up a station with a variety of fruits cut into bite-sized pieces and let the kids have fun putting together their own refreshing creations. Missing a bit of spice? Instead of the honey-poppy seed dressing, add a sprinkle of chilito en polvo or chamoy sauce for that traditional Mexican flair that connects them to their roots.

The Perfect Interactive Dessert: Fruit Pizza

Let's add a refreshing twist to a crowd favorite - pizza! Your kids will love decorating their own fruit pizza and are sure to savor every bite. Simply prebake the shortbread cookie dough base and let the kids' imaginations run wild with slices of strawberries and blueberries.

Time to don those little aprons and let this summer be a time of joy, imagination, and delicious memories that will be cherished for years to come.