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.
Peanut Butter Snack Mix
Heart-healthy monounsaturated fats from the peanuts and peanut butter, and fiber in the cereal make this a nutritious alternative to chips.
Gingered Peach Crisp
Minced crystallized ginger elevates a simple summer crisp from “nice” to “spice.”
Deep South Chicken and Dumplings
Y’all will certainly come back for more of this home-style stewed chicken, ya’ hear?
Turkey Saltimbocca Toss
This easy adaptation of a popular Italian dish is prepared with readily available turkey cutlets instead of veal.
Chili gets a Midwestern twist with hints of spice and cocoa and lots of beans and cheese.
Boston Baked Beans
This classic bean dish, with ham, molasses and mustard, is cooked for hours in a slow oven.
Pork Tenderloin with Roasted Red Peppers and Leeks
Roasted leeks give a whole new flavor to pork tenderloin.
Grilled Roasted Pepper, Ham and Cheese Sandwiches
Not quite your mother’s grilled cheese, but home-style enough even with the sweet pepper tweak.