Today I have a special treat for you! We all know how hard it can be to provide healthy food for our kids, especially once they know the joys of fast food! That is why I am so excited to be a part of a special event brought to you by the Sustainable Living Blogger Community, bringing together healthy, kid-friendly alternatives to fast food! My contribution is healthy homemade french fries. You can find links to all of the participating blogs and more about the Sustainable Living Blogger Community at the end of this post. You won’t want to miss it! A big thank you to Anna of Kids’ Play Space for organizing this event!
When Anna of Kids’ Play Space suggested this collaborative project, I knew right away what I wanted to contribute. Monkey loves oven potatoes, so I thought I would tweak the recipe to make them more like french fries. The result – fabulous! This recipe is so super-easy, and my picky eater loved them, so hopefully yours will, too!
What you will need:
1 or 2 potatoes (Russet will give the best flavor, but Yukon will also work well)
Seasonings (I use salt and garlic powder)
Chop the potatoes to matchstick size. Toss with olive oil and seasonings.
Spread in an even layer on a foil-lined pan and cook on 450 degrees for 20-25 minutes. (To save energy, I use our toaster oven. Cooking times will vary depending on your oven).
(For a crispier bottom to the fries, try preheating your pan!)
That’s it! Just serve and enjoy!
Be sure to visit all of the participating blogs to find more ideas for healthy, kid-friendly alternatives to fast food! For more from the Sustainable Living Blogger Community visit our Google Plus Community or our member directory.
And for a DIY Soft Serve Ice cream, head on over to Julie at Ladybug’s Spots!