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.
Tropical Chicken Skewers with Mango Yogurt Dipping Sauce
Grilled pineapple and chicken on skewers—perfect for a backyard party for kids.
Adorable DIY Chocolate Flowerpot Cakes
Cakes in actual flowerpots—a dessert and a cute conversation piece!
Mixed Berry Whole Grain Coffee Cake
Any kind of frozen or fresh berries will work in this coffee cake starring whole grain flour and oats.
Tunnel of Fudge Cake
Double the decadence and serve this rich fudgy cake warm from the oven with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
Chocolate Caramel Pecan Sandies
It’s hard to improve on pecan sandies—but chocolate and caramel get the job done.
Microwave Southwestern Mashed Potatoes
Pepper jack cheese and cumin transform boring mashed potatoes into something new and delish.
Use your favorite biscuit mix to make these shortcakes, and garnish them with fresh berries.
Peanut Butter and Jelly Power Muffins
Whole-wheat flour and rolled oats make these muffins with staying power.