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.
Better Baked Beans
Navy beans are mixed with carrots and bell peppers in this healthier version of baked beans.
Apple Walnut Muffins
Slightly dense but very tender, these eggless muffins have a crisp exterior and a wonderful apple flavor.
Acorn Squash Stuffed with Walnut-Apple Basmati Pilaf
Acorn squash was meant to be stuffed. It’s filled here with basmati rice, caramelized onions, garlic, walnuts, apples and dried cherries. Put this on a plate, and your dinner companions will feel, if not like royalty, then at least very well cared for.
In mixing bowl combine baking mix, sugar, cinnamon and walnuts. Stir in sour cream, 4 tablespoons of the butter, the egg and peel. Mix to…
Preheat oven to 375F. In mixing bowl, combine flours, baking powders, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg. In separate bowl cream together butter brown sugar, and egg…
Pumpkin Walnut Bran Muffins
This recipe creates dense, moist muffins. The optional toppings provide fun ways to dress up these muffins for special occasions.
Oklahoma Apple-Nut Muffins
Heat oven to 400F. Grease 12 2-2.5 inch muffin-pan cups. Mix both flours, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon in large bowl. Using electric…
Maple Walnut Breakfast Bread
Preheat oven to 375F. In large bowl mix water, egg and flavoring to blend thoroughly. Add bread mix, apple and walnuts. Mix to blend thoroughly. …
Lemon Blueberry California Walnut Bread
The tartness of lemons complements the sweet subtle taste of walnuts in this recipe and the addition of blueberries offers a nutritious antioxidant boost.
Lemon-Blueberry Muffins with Walnut-Sugar Topping
Preheat oven to 400F. Grease a 12-cup muffin pan. Combine flours, sugar, baking powder, lemon peel and salt in a large bowl. Toss blueberries with…
Honey of a Muffin
A delicate breakfast muffin that’s very agreeable first thing in the morning, and a dandy companion to fresh fruit and coffee or tea. Sweeten it with honey or maple syrup, as you like – each imparts its own subtle flavor. This recipe is so easy, as child could do it.
Dried Fruit and Walnut Bread
Cut the dried fruits into small pieces and mingle them. Heat up the orange juice and the syrup, pour over fruits and let infuse for…
Date and Walnut Flatbread
A cross between a cracker and a biscuit, these have a rich, crumbly texture. They are very good with cheese.
Date and Buttermilk Muffins
Heat oven to 400F. In mixing bowl, stir flours, wheat germ, baking powder and soda, cinnamon and nutmeg until blended. Stir in dates and walnuts. …