kid-friendly recipes

  1. Dessert Recipes

    Watermelon cupcake push-up pops to remind you of childhood summers

    Push-up pops were an institution in my house during the summer. When the temps were in the 90s, we'd stock up on orange-flavored...
  2. Quick & Easy Recipes

    Quick and easy broccoli-and-basil pesto spaghetti

    Incorporate your vegetables into a sneaky meal the kids will love. This broccoli-and-basil pesto spaghetti takes a traditional sauce...
  3. Living

    Homemade snacks for the school year

    School is back in session, and that means we moms need to have homemade snacks at the ready. We picked our favorites for adding to a...
  4. Healthy Recipes

    Chinese meatballs with rainbow stir-fry

    A cheerful mix of vegetables makes a beautiful backdrop for hoisin-glazed turkey meatballs in this toddler-friendly stir-fry.
  5. Quick & Easy Recipes

    3 Easy breakfast pizzas kids will love

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    Leftover pizza in the morning can be good, but why not make a few fantastic breakfast pizzas instead?
  6. Quick & Easy Recipes

    How to turn a tuna sandwich into a pirate ship

    Take your child's sandwich from ho-hum to yo-ho-ho in under 15 minutes. These pirate ship sandwiches are a certain hit for dinner.
  7. Quick & Easy Recipes

    The most adorable crabby patty sandwiches

    A flavorful crab salad on a whole-wheat bun is a great introduction to seafood. Add some shrimp legs and cream cheese eyes, and kids...
  8. Healthy Recipes

    One-dish chickpea beef skillet supper

    This simple skillet supper is fast and easy to make and has lots of colorful, chunky pieces that make it a fun finger food for...
  9. Cooking & Entertaining

    Let them eat (rigatoni) cake!

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    This twist on a pasta bake takes very little prep time but makes for an impressive presentation. Each wedge of pasta "cake" is...
  10. Cooking & Entertaining

    Dinner forecast is cloudy with a chance of meatballs

    This meatball rainstorm is so cute, kids won't even realize they're getting a complete meal as they eat it. The chunky meatballs,...
  11. Cooking & Entertaining

    Fantastical Fruit Roll-Ups flowers

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    Creative chefs of any age will love this edible art idea. These Fruit Roll-Ups flowers are the perfect combination of kid food and...
  12. Cooking & Entertaining

    Chicken nuggets you'll feel good about feeding your kids

    Whether it's difficult to get whole grains and veggies into your little ones or you just want an easy, all-in-one meal, this recipe...
  13. Family Fun

    Family love: Stories, secret recipes and Father’s Day ideas

    Dads aren't the only ones hogging the spotlight this month. Here are some truly inspiring stories about modern families, along with...
  14. Cooking & Entertaining

    Kid-approved finger foods perfect for picnics

    These five finger foods are great for picnics, quick lunches or meals on the go.
  15. Drink Recipes

    3 Fruity mocktails for summer sipping

    While the adults have their drinks, the kids can join in too with their colorful fruit juices dressed like cocktails.
  16. Cooking & Entertaining

    4-Ingredient kid-friendly recipes

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    Even the pickiest eaters will dig into these kid-friendly dishes from 4 Ingredient Kids: Simple, Healthy Fun in the Kitchen.
  17. Healthy Recipes

    No taters were harmed in the making of these tots

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    Fool your kids and even yourself with these tots made from cauliflower! Transformed and baked, this is a fun way to sneak in healthy...
  18. Cooking & Entertaining

    Booze-free beverages for Valentine's Day

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    Skipping the booze this Valentine's Day? Mix up one of these sexy mocktails.
  19. Dessert Recipes

    For the love of cookie butter

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    Small pretzels are filled with — get ready for it — cookie butter! Then these bite-size treats are dunked into melted chocolate for...
  20. Healthy Recipes

    How to use powdered peanut butter

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    Have you ever noticed that powdered version of peanut butter on the shelf at the grocery store and wondered what all the hype is...