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.
Start the day off right with these hearty breakfast squares, brimming with oats, nuts and raisins.
Italian Wedding Soup
Tiny turkey and Parmigiano Reggiano meatballs, bits of pasta, and garlicky escarole marry in this meal-in-a-bowl soup with a wonderfully romantic name.
Thai Mango Sticky Rice Dessert
For a creamier version of this dessert, pour a little coconut milk over each serving.
Italian-Style Steak Wrap (Piadina)
An alternative to panini, this grilled sandwich stuffs in the veggies with dabs of melted cheese.
Cauliflower Mac and Cheese
The best thing about this yummy, cheesy pasta and cauliflower dish is that it comes together so fast.
Apple and Pear Crumble
You can make this crumble with apples, pears or a combination. Add a peeled and chopped quince if you can find one.
Asian Chicken Salad
A fresh combination of Asian flavors and crisp vegetables in this recipe by Chef John Besh.
Applesauce Jello Salad
Heat applesauce until very hot. Stir in gelatin until completely dissolved. Add soda. Chill until set.
Dreamy Salad with Squash
This salad is filled with fabulous ingredients like broad beans, sprouts, beetroot, and toasted seeds. Slight variations can be made for kid-friendly dishes too.
All-In-One Wide-Mouth Stacker
Combine ingredients first 7 ingredients (ground sirloin through salt). Form into 6 patties. Grill or fry until juices run clear. Add cheese slices A A This…
Farm Fresh Peach Muffins
Pre-heat the oven to 375 degrees. Prepare the mini muffin pans by spraying with baking spray. Or, you can use mini cupcake liners which will…
Cheesy Fried Yum Yum Cauliflower
Preheat deep fryer to 350 degrees. Fry for 5-6 or until cauliflower is golden grown. Drain Add olive oil and seasoning to a large mixing…
To make the dough, combine cream cheese, sour cream, butter, salt and flour in a food processor. Pulse until the mixture becomes crumbly. Make sure…
Craisin-Walnut Coffee Cake with Greek Yogurt
This cake is moist and delicious with a filling of craisins or raisins, broken walnuts, sugar and, of course, cinnamon.