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.
Pear Salad with Cranberries and Pecans
Make this fragrant salad in early fall when pears are at their best.
Maple Granola with Cranberries and Almonds
Homemade granola is tastier and cheaper than store-bought.
Creamy Split Peas (Channa Dal)
This dal is mildly spiced and creamy and can accompany just about any Indian-style dish.
A sauce of sherry, balsamic vinegar and soy sauce coats the chicken in this classic Chinese dish.
Double Chip Chocolate Cookies
Two kinds of chips and three kinds of chocolate make for some fantastic cookies.
Oatmeal Cookies with Macadamia Nuts and Dried Cranberries
Macadamia nuts and dried cranberries take these cookies uptown.
Tortellini with Peas, Broccoli and Pancetta
This luscious toss of tortellini with crisp pancetta, sweet peas and cheese may have your kids singing your praises.