After taking exercise, playing or the child’s walk and ride, we parents rush to buy some ready-made food or prepare a meal hastily, as if our child would melt with fatigue. This anxiety on top of the tension that our child’s ADHD brings in our life, preparing food may easily turn into a nightmare.
Here we can provide you with 3 recipes, requiring 15-30’ of preparation. They combine good taste with a lot of protein and fibres so as to strengthen the mind and body of children with ADHD.
1 . Chicken pizza
- 1 packet of rye toast bread
- 1/2 teacup of tomato sauce or ketchup
- 6 pieces of chicken
- 2 teaspoons of chopped parsley
- Some butter
Preheat your oven at 190 C.
Line your baking tray with some baking paper.
Lay the slices of bread next to each other, leaving no gaps.spread butter on them and bake them for 10 minutes.
Add the tomato sauce, the diced chicken, the parsley and finally cover your pizza with the cheese.
As soon as the cheese melts your pizza is ready.
- Bean burrito
In a nonstick cooking pot mix:
Frozen beans, some diced tomato, black beans, diced olives, and some cheddar cheese. Bring them to simmer for 25 minutes. Serve with tortillas, yogurt or rice and the child’s favorite sauce.
- Tuna with breadcrumbs
Researches have shown that fish with fatty acids Omega-3 help children with ADHD pay attention. Also, cottage cheese provides such an amount of protein and delicious taste that children will adore it.
Pour some oil in a nonstick frying pan. Turn on the stove to 10/12. Put plenty of breadcrumbs on a plate so as to completely cover its surface and season with some salt and pepper. Roll your slice of tuna in the plate on both sides. Fry the fish for about 15 minutes until golden brown. Serve with some chips! Children will love it!