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.
Frozen Grape and Banana Skewers
A chocolate drizzle tops of these frozen snack skewers of grapes and bananas.
Grape and Ricotta Pita Pizzas
Sliced grapes perch prettily on top of pita rounds in this simple pizza snack.
Combine all ingredients in a large bowl. Toss. Cover and refrigerate at 30 minutes. Serve with tortilla chips.
Honey Grilled Shrimp
In a small bowl, combine the salad dressing, honey and garlic; set aside 1/2 cup. Pour remaining marinade into a large resealable plastic bag;…
A quick-and-easy carrot dish, straight from the kid’s menu at Prairies Grass Cafe in Northbrook, Ill.
Crunchy Wild Striped Bass
This recipe from Prairie Grass Cafe in Northbrook, Chicago, is a perfect way to introduce kids to fish.
Rhubarb and strawberries combine in this quick-and-easy low-calorie smoothie.
4-Ingredient Spaghetti Carbonara
This creamy egg dish can star all sorts of vegetables. Try adding broccoli, zucchini or peas.
4-Ingredient Couscous with Chicken
This easy main dish is great with cherry tomatoes or red bell peppers.
Almond Butter Turtle Cookies
Almond butter and chocolate turtle candies make a rich, chewy cookie perfect with a glass of milk.
Grilled Cheese and Apple Sandwich
We’ve updated this classic sandwich with sharp Cheddar and Gruyere cheese and thin slices of tart Granny Smith apples. Adventurous eaters can even add a smear of mustard for a zesty twist.