Kid Friendly Food

Kids can be notoriously tough to please. Try this mom-tested advice to turn them around, then make some of our favorite kid recipes that will lead to fuss-free dinners in no time.

No-Stress School Snacks

When you have to supply the munchies for your kid's class or team, go with one of these smart picks.

The 10 Best Family Restaurants

Feel like going out to eat tonight? Parents polled more than 50 of the largest full-service or buffet-style restaurant chains to see which cater best to families and to find out what they're feeding the kids.

One-Pan Weeknight Suppers

In this new twist on the all-in-one meal, the ingredients for a complete dinner are cooked together, resulting in big, bold, perfectly melded flavors. Minimal prep and easy cleanup make these feasts a stress-free solution for busy weeknights.

Mini Stromboli

See how to make mini versions of this pizza-parlor staple. Tiny stromboli for tiny hands!

Chicken Soft Tacos

These soft-shell tacos are filled with a saucy mixture of chorizo sausage and ground chicken. Ready in 20 minutes, they are a Mexican meal with family appeal.

A Salad Your Kid Will Eat

Strawberries, string cheese, and the fun of mixing it up help the lettuce go down.

5 Days of 15-Minute Meals

The key to getting through a takeout-free workweek: creating a menu and doing some prep work on Sunday. Check out these recipes from Sara Haas, registered dietitian nutritionist and spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Sweet Sesame Tofu

Perfect as a snack or as part of a larger meal, store these yummy bites in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days.

Virgin Pina Coladas

See how to make these refreshing virgin pina coladas. All you'll need is pineapple juice, coconut milk beverage, frozen pineapple chunks, & lime juice. Cheers!

How to Roast Veggies for Babies and Toddlers

Roasted veggies are naturally sweet, so babies and toddlers tend to love their flavor. Here's a step-by-step guide to simple roasting, plus tips for making sure that the final texture is easy for your little one to manage.

Spicy Chicken Tacos

Crisp taco shells offer a pleasant contrast in texture to the creamy chipotle and chicken salad. Add the typical taco toppings of cheese, lettuce, tomato, and green onion.

Antonia Lofaso's Kid-Friendly Recipes

Kids can help cook these yummy recipes by Top Chef alum Antonia Lofaso.

Bean and Cheese Quesadillas

To reheat leftover quesadillas warm them in a dry frying pan.

Creamy Strawberry Mousse

This 5-ingredient dessert tastes decadent, but is actually made with protein-rich Greek yogurt.

BBQ Sloppy Joes

These miniature sandwiches are great party fare. Serve them for a kids' birthday party or when you invite the gang over to watch a football game on TV.

Blueberry-Orange Pancakes

Fresh tangy blueberries make a splash in these citrus-flavored pancakes. This yummy recipe can be prepared in less than 30 minutes.

Bake Carrot Cake Blondies

These crowd-pleasing bars make a wholesome option for bake sales and lunch boxes.

Nut-Free Treats for Sharing

Whether you're baking for a class party, a play date, or a bake sale, these nut-free goodies will make everyone happy.