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 and Jelly Power Muffins
Whole-wheat flour and rolled oats make these muffins with staying power.
Michael’s Chocolate Mint Pudding
Fifty percent pudding, 50 percent cake equals 100 percent delicious.
Turkey Meat Loaf
Baked in a loaf pan, Turkey Meat Loaf quick a boost of moisture from shredded carrots.
Mirassou’s Macaroni and Cheese with Applewood Bacon
A fresh take on everyone’s favorite — mac and cheese.
David’s Skinny Chocolate Chip Cookies
These cookies are loaded with chocolate chips and lower in calories.
Lots of “1s, 2s and 3s” plus alphabet noodles, all in a row, make this kid-friendly soup a tasty kitchen game for little helpers.
Wagon Wheels with Peas, Green Herbs and Ricotta Salad
Use chipotle peppers instead in this dish if pequins aren’t readily available.