Kid-friendly food used to mean homemade vegetable soup and cake—these days parents have fast food and vending machines to compete with. It can be tough to get kids to eat a balanced diet; our kid-friendly recipes make it easy.
Pumpkin Macaroni and Cheese
Seasonal pumpkin sneaks into this kid-favorite dish. A perfect dish to have on hand for Halloween night.
Spinach and Cheese Stuffed Shells with Sauce
Pasta dinner done right. The whole family will love these stuffed-to-the-brim shells.
Caesar Salad Cups
Caesar Salad is a classic, and I just love eating it in these cups. My mom made them once and I liked them so much, I kind of stole her idea.—Jack Witherspoon
Maple Sticky Buns
No yeast is required to make these walnut-studded maple breakfast buns with the heady flavor of cinnamon.
Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Brown Butter
Give these Brussels Sprouts a new name to tempt the kids into eating them. They’ll love the browned butter and bacon. Barbie Cabbages, anyone?
Green Beans with Figs and Pumpkin Seeds
A sauce for green beans that both kids and adults will love.
Green Beans with Cranberry, Orange and Ginger Sauce
A dipping sauce for green beans that kids will love. You can make it a day ahead.
Green Beans with Maple Mustard Glaze
A sweet-tangy sauce for green beans that kids will love. You can make it a day ahead.
These are such a nice change from the usual baked or mashed potatoes, and your kids can peel off one little bite at a time.
Use a large bowl and dissolve the jello in the boiling water. Add watermelon puree and almond milk and stir well. Pour into gelatin mold…
Alouette and Turkey Wrap
A quick-and-easy lunch idea starring creamy Alouette spread and deli turkey.
These are some of the best ribs you’ll ever eat. Your kids will love that these ribs are cooked in root beer.