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.
Maple Pecan Popcorn Balls
Classic popcorn balls with a flavorful twist make a perfect after-school snack for pint-sizers.
Wheat Bran Coconut Granola
Easy baked granola is the perfect base for a take-along trail mix or morning cereal.
Whole-Wheat Bran Pancakes
For a break from syrup and butter, serve these protein-packed flapjacks with fruit and a drizzle of honey.
Heart-Smart Refrigerator Bran Muffins
Get a jump-start on breakfast two ways, first with this make-ahead muffin, then with the nutritious energy of the delicious finished product.
Grilled Shrimp Skewers with Mini Spinach Salads
Fresh summer greens are a delicate bed for succulent spicy seasoned Caribbean shrimp.
French Toast Sandwich
You’ll need a fork to eat this apple-rich and decadent take on an old favorite.
Grilled Reuben Sandwich
Rye bread and corned beef punch up scrambled eggs in this sandwich that’s great for breakfast.
The secret to these yummy chocolate treats is the Middle Eastern sesame paste called tahini.