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.
Warm Buttermilk Sauce and Toasted Angel Food Cake
Warm sauce melts over this soft angel food cake to make a gooey sweet dessert.
Fresh Blackberry Ice Cream
July is blackberry time, and the perfect opportunity to indulge a summer ice cream treat.
Cocoa Pecan Brownies
You can whip these rich brownies up in a snap, using whatever cocoa powder you have in your pantry.
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.