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.
Arroz con Pollo (Rice with Chicken)
This chicken and rice is traditionally made in a paella pan, which can go gracefully from oven to table.
Cheese and Zucchini Stuffed Manicotti
When summer squash and tomatoes are in full swing, make this kid-friendly pasta dish.
Cupcake Pan Spanish Tortillas
Spanish flavors mingle on a bed of hash brown potatoes for a perfectly flavorful breakfast serving.
Granita is Italian for “grain,” and the word “grainy” perfectly describes the texture of this style of Italian ice.
Blackberry Mint Lime Fruit Leather
Kids love fruit leather, and by making your own, you know exactly what’s in it.
Nachos with Shrimp and Avocado Tomato Salsa
Perfect of gathering of all kinds, these nachos are a great pick-up snack.
Creamy Polenta with Garden Tomato Sauce and Sausage
This polenta is soft and delicious, topped with luscious tomato sauce and plenty of sausage.
Simple Sautéed Greens
Italian cooks know that olive oil, garlic and a pinch of salt can elevate just about any ingredient into something special.
Grilled Shrimp and Scallop Fajitas
A delicious way to combine the flavors of shrimp with your favorite Mexican dish.
Charcoal Grilled Shrimp
Try this light and flavorful shrimp dish on its own or paired with rice or pasta.
BBQ Shrimp Quesadillas
The flavors of melted cheese, BBQ sauce and freshly grilled shrimp are combined to make this tasty summer treat.
Frozen Meringue Cream with Raspberry Compote
This no-churn ice cream should be eaten within 24 hours of preparation, which won’t be difficult to do.
Strawberry Meringue Parfaits with Balsamic Syrup
Perfection in a parfait glass: strawberries, balsamic, meringues, and mascarpone cheese.