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.
Finnish Gingerbread Men (Pepparkakor)
These gingerbread cookies are on the soft side. For a crispier cookie, use all butter.
This streusel-topped version, light on molasses and heavy on spice, has a moist, almost coffeecake-like texture and a delicate crumb.
Refreshing and light, this sorbet is the perfect dessert after a heavy holiday meal.
Classic Hot-Water Gingerbread
This quick gingerbread cake features a sweet and tangy Lemon-Orange Sauce.
Garlicky Pumpkin and Broccoli
This Italian dish combines pumpkin chunks with broccoli in a garlic and red pepper-scented sauté.
Whole-Wheat Buttermilk Biscuits
With 4 grams of protein and 2 grams of fiber per serving, biscuits are back on the menu for a healthy breakfast.
Gratin of Sweet Potatoes and Swiss Chard
Sweet and earthy yams meet green and earthy chard in a warm and filling casserole.
Cortland Apple Sauce
Cortland apples are noted for their crisp, sweet-tart flavor, accented in this unique recipe by optional pomegranate seeds.