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.

Mac-and-Cheese Soup

A favorite dinner in a soup! We added a few vegetables as well but the kids will still love this one dish meal.

Bean and Cheese Quesadillas

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

Thai Chicken-Broccoli Wraps

Broccoli slaw makes a quick filler for these healthy chicken sandwiches. Peanut sauce adds extra flavor.

Mini Blueberry Pie Pops

See how to make these adorable mini blueberry pie pops. Filled with vanilla Greek yogurt and blueberry preserves, they're a healthy, kid-friendly treat.

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.

Kiddie Kabobs

Nothing's more fun than food on a stick. We came up with grilled and no-cook skewer combos that even picky eaters will go for.

5 Fresh (Lettuce-Free!) Salad Recipes

Lose the lettuce! If your kids skip salad because of the greens, lure them with other veggies plus fruit, nuts, and cheese.

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.

Breakfast Bagel Strata

This delicious egg bake is also incredibly easy. It uses toasted pieces of bagels, cheddar cheese, bacon, and eggs to make a filling breakfast with minimal mess.

Toddler Pasta

The vegetables are cut into tiny pieces then tossed with the tiny pasta, making this recipe perfect for little mouths.

Baked Chicken with Rice

Chicken strips get a crispy bread crumb coating in this dinner recipe. The corn and bean rice acts as a side dish to make this a complete meal.

Ravioli Soup

Kids will like the mini cheese ravioli used in this main dish soup. It's made with ground turkey, which keeps it low in fat and calories.

Oatmeal Cookies

The recipes for oatmeal cookies probably equal the number of cookie bakers. Our recipe gives you options aplenty so you can make your favorite version.

Nacho Cheese Chicken Chowder

This thick chowder recipe is a good way to lure picky eaters away from macaroni and cheese at dinnertime, especially if you have breadsticks to dip into it.

4 Flexible Family Meals for Vegetarians and Carnivores

Dinner gets flexible with these dishes that cater to both vegetarians and the carnivores who love them. The trick? Prep one plant-based meal and add meat to half.

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.

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.