Boring dinners no more! These kid-friendly recipes will satisfy picky eaters and adventurous young children alike - pizzas, pastas, muffins, quesadillas and casseroles with hidden veggies will be a hit at the family dinner table! There's nothing spicy or exotic listed here, just family favorites plus some easy, delicious recipes youngsters are sure to love! Click the chicken nuggets picture to take you to the recipe, it's by far the biggest kid-friendly hit on my blog!
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Tips for making dinner kid-approved!
Make a meal plan together
If you're wanting to please the little ones, try to get them involved and give them a say in the meal planning process. This way you know everyone is going to enjoy what's for dinner and possibly even be interested in helping out. Having a list of family favorites posted on the fridge can help when inspiration is lacking, and this way you can compile a larger list of kid-approved meals over time that the whole family will love!
Prep ingredients ahead of time
Prepping the ingredients at the beginning of each week as soon as you're done your shopping is a meal prep strategy I already advocate for, but doing this also helps when it comes to family-friendly dinners. It allows the kids the chance to help you cook by adding ingredients as you need them, and it also helps to cut down on cook time when you actually do go to cook.
Get the kids involved!
This is a great trick to get kids to try new things and develop a more adventurous palate. If cooking dinner can become a family activity, it'll feel more fun and take up less time. Plus, cooking turns into quality time when done this way! A fun way to get the kids involved is to prep the ingredients and lay them out buffet-style to create different meals such as grilled cheese and make your own pizza night.
My most popular kid-friendly Recipes
These Healthy Halloween Party Food ideas are guaranteed to bring the spooky fun! They’re super tasty but aren’t loaded with sugar. Healthy Halloween Party Food
These Carrot Cake Overnight Oats are a healthy way to enjoy the flavours of your favourite cake without any of the guilt! Ingredients and substitutions
This Broccoli Cheddar Crustless Quiche is a delicious and healthy breakfast idea that you can make ahead of time. Add your favourite fillings! Ingredients and
These Healthy Fall Soup Recipes are so perfect for cozy nights in – they'll make your house smell amazing! Plus, download my fall dinner menu.
These are the Best Chicken Breast Recipes on the Internet! Make these easy and healthy staples for weeknight dinners or meal prep lunches. Chicken Breast