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.
Chocolatey Fruit Tower
Here’s a lot-fat dessert that both kids and adults will love: chocolate, pound cake and fruit.
Turkey Veggie “Sushi”
Turkey from the deli is rolled in multi-grain tortillas along with crispy veggies and reduced fat cheese in this mock “sushi.”
Corn tortillas are topped with pinto beans, cheese, lettuce and tomatoes for a great lunch meal kids will love.
Easy Cheesy Tomato Sandwiches
Grilled cheese and tomatoes, dressed up with onion and tomato, makes a great lunch of soup accompaniment for dinnertime soup.
Southwest Chicken Wraps
This kid-friendly chicken wrap gets an infusion of fiber from hummus, peppers and spinach.
“Inside Out” Roast Beef Sandwich
A new twist on roast beef sandwich—the healthy whole wheat bread is inside a roll up of lean roast beef.
Sassy Tuna Sandwich
A light balsamic dressing provide pop to a tuna salad with carrots, avocado and onion.
Bow Ties and Veggies
What kid doesn’t love bow-tie pasta? It’s perfect with a healthy blend of vegetables.
A healthy version of everyone’s favorite hash browns uses only a bit of oil and lots of fresh herbs.
Super Duper Oatmeal Pancakes
These pancakes are made with whole-wheat flour and oatmeal and topped with naturally sweet nectarines and plums.