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.
Ham and Veggie Pitas
Update ho-hum ham sandwiches with crunchy veggies and soft, delicious pita bread.
Kid-Friendly No-Bake Energy Bites
Loaded with fiber and omega-3s, these no-hassle energy bites are a clean alternative to packaged cookies or granola bars.
Lunch Meat “Sushi” Bites
Lunch meat “sushi” bites are a great lunch item for kids. They are versatile to make, easy to pack and even easier for little hands to manage. Plus, the novelty is fun.
MOMables Easy Sneaky Veggies Meatloaf
Why not take last night’s leftover meatloaf and make it more fun? My kids love this lunch; and somehow, meatloaf seems to taste better the next day. On the plus side, you don’t need to warm it up. Pack it cold and it will be room temperature by lunch!
Corn Dog Mini Muffins Recipe
What kid doesn’t love corn dogs? Give the fair food favorite a healthier makeover with these wholesome, bite-sized muffins.
Yogurt Fruit Dip
This creamy yogurt-based dip is a wonderfully sweet and healthy accompaniment to cut-up fruit.
Make these no-hassle baby calzones for dinner, then pack the leftovers in your kid’s lunchbox the next day. They taste just as good cold!
Asian Chicken Salad
This is a refreshing, crunchy take on chicken salad that’s kid-friendly and easy-to-make
Kale Mini Pizzas
Here’s a healthy mini pizza recipe your kids will love! Great for a snack or lunchtime.
Made with just four ingredients, this simple summertime drink is a great way to use some of those fresh-picked strawberries!
Green Monster Smoothie
If you have a kid who avoids eating greens, this drink treat just may be the answer to your prayers.
Apple Pie Balls
Given the fact that these are gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, egg-free, nut-free, and seed-free as well as being stable at room temperature they make a PERFECT school snack or treat as well as travel food!