The Healthiest Store-Bought Foods for Kids (Plus Easy Homemade Versions)

Convenience foods like frozen chicken nuggets, boxed mac and cheese and microwavable pizza are life-savers when it comes to busy schedules and picky eaters, but we all know they're not the healthiest options. So we found 10 frozen and boxed foods made with real, easy-to-pronounce ingredients. And when you've got the time (and inclination) to cook, we've got easy homemade versions of those same dishes. Either way, it's a win-win! (21 Photos)

Shirley Fan, MS, RD on Sep 24, 2012 at 9:24AM

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The Healthiest Store-Bought Foods for Kids (Plus Easy Homemade Versions)

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Best Boxed Mac & Cheese: Annie's Organic Whole Wheat Shells & White Cheddar

Kids will be clamoring for a seat at the table when they know you’re serving up Annie’s mac and cheese. Take comfort in knowing that you’ll also be offering them organic whole wheat shells, which have 5 grams of fiber per serving. It's also a good source of calcium and protein, essential for growing kids.

Get it now: Annie’s Organic Whole Wheat Shells and White Cheddar available at supermarkets nationwide

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