12 Teenage Cooking Recipes That Are Simple And Healthy

 

9. Mixed Fruit Salad

Toss together a variety of fresh fruits to create a vibrant and refreshing fruit salad. It’s a simple yet delightful way to enjoy nature’s sweetness.

Ingredients:

Assorted fresh fruits (such as berries, melons, citrus fruits, grapes, pineapples, or kiwis)
Fresh mint leaves (optional, for garnish)
Lemon or lime juice (optional, for dressing)

Instructions:

Wash all the fruits thoroughly under running water. Peel, core, and slice them as needed. Cut the larger fruits into bite-sized pieces, while smaller fruits can be left whole or halved.
Place the prepared fruits in a large mixing bowl.
Gently toss the fruits together to combine them. Be careful not to crush or overly mix the fruits, as you want to maintain their individual textures and flavors.
Optional: Squeeze a bit of lemon or lime juice over the fruit salad to add a touch of acidity and prevent browning of certain fruits like apples or bananas. Toss the salad gently to distribute the juice.
Transfer the mixed fruit salad to a serving dish or individual bowls.
Optional: Garnish the fruit salad with fresh mint leaves for added fragrance and presentation.
Serve the mixed fruit salad immediately and enjoy the vibrant flavors and refreshing combination of fruits.

10. Apple Nachos

Slice apples and arrange them on a plate. Drizzle with melted peanut butter, sprinkle with granola and chocolate chips, and you have a tasty and nutritious apple nachos dessert that combines sweet and crunchy flavors.

Ingredients:

Apples (any variety you prefer)
Peanut butter (smooth or crunchy)
Granola
Chocolate chips (optional)
Toppings of your choice (such as shredded coconut, chopped nuts, or dried fruits)

Instructions:

Wash and dry the apples thoroughly. Slice them into thin rounds or wedges, removing the core and seeds.
Arrange the apple slices on a plate or serving platter in a single layer, slightly overlapping them.
In a microwave-safe bowl, heat the peanut butter until melted. You can do this by microwaving it in short bursts of 15-30 seconds, stirring in between until smooth and runny.
Drizzle the melted peanut butter over the apple slices, making sure to cover as much surface area as desired.
Sprinkle granola evenly over the apple slices, adding a delicious crunch and texture. You can also sprinkle chocolate chips for extra sweetness if desired.
Optional: Add additional toppings of your choice, such as shredded coconut, chopped nuts, or dried fruits, to enhance the flavor and variety.
Serve the apple nachos immediately, and enjoy the tasty combination of sweet and crunchy flavors.