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SALT LAKE CITY — Are you ready for Father's Day this Sunday? Whether you have a few ideas and have started preparing, or you've been wracking your brain and still haven't thought how you'd show your love to the men in your life, or you realized just now that Father's Day is this weekend you'll be covered.
Here's a quick list of 10 delicious, easy, and dietitian-approved recipes that dad will love for breakfast, dinner, or dessert. Some of them are even simple enough to get little ones in on the action. So if you have kids, this is a great way to get them involved in the kitchen.
via Amy Gorin, registered dietitian and owner of Amy Gorin Nutrition. Pancakes are a great recipe to get kids involved. It'll get messy, but they can definitely help pour and stir ingredients.
via Jenna Braddock, registered dietitian, of Make Healthy Easy blog
via Karman Meyer, registered dietitian, of The Nutrition Adventure. Kids can help wash veggies and assemble the skewers.
via Jenna Braddock, registered dietitian, of Make Healthy Easy Blog
via Emily Kyle, registered dietitian, of Emily Kyle Nutrition. These would pair well with the grilled turkey above! And again, kids can help assemble these skewers.
via Cara Harbstreet, registered dietitian, of Streetsmart Nutrition. Kids can help assemble and baste these kebabs!
via Stephanie McKercher, registered dietitian of Grateful Grazer Blog. Whether dad's a vegetarian or not, he is sure to love these sweet and smokey spiced burgers.
via Tracee Yablon Brenner, registered dietitian, of Triad to Wellness.
via Judith Scharman Draughon, registered dietitian and author of Lean Body Smart Life. Kids can help mix, pour, and assemble! These are great for breakfast or dessert.
via Shannon A Garcia, registered dietitian, of KISS in the Kitchen. These are gluten free, but you can use all-purpose flour instead of the gluten-free flour if desired.
If you need more gift ideas, here's an edible gift dad will definitely love (and use) —homemade BBQ rub.
via Stephanie Van’t Zelfden, registered dietitian at Nutrition Hungry.
These recipes aren't just for Father's Day — enjoy them any time this summer with your loved ones. One of the beautiful things about food is it's a great vehicle to bring people together.