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.
Chicken Fricassee with Peas and Orzo
The rich meal stars orzo, an Italian pasta that resembles rice.
German Drop Cookies
These simple tasting and easy to make—no mixer required—sugar-pecan cookies are loaded with nuts and sprinkled with powdered sugar.
Sweet Potato Fries with Cajun Seasoning
Baked in the oven, these “fries” are kid-friendly and sweet.
Ultimate Grilled Turkey and Cheese Sandwich
Cranberry bread, leftover turkey and provolone cheese are a winning combination.
Apple Cake with Walnuts and Lemon Sauce
The flavor of tart-sweet apple shines through in this easy dessert with a tart lemon sauce.
Strawberry Cream Cheese Parfaits
Combine crumbled vanilla wafers, a ricotta-cream-cheese filling and berries fresh-from-the-field to make the perfect dessert.
Pumpkin Cupcakes with Maple Cream Cheese Icing
Creamy maple icing on a cinnamon-spiced cupcake everyone can love.
Easy Peach Crisp
A warm baking dish seems the perfect place to stash the abundance of summer peaches from the market.