Ready When You Are: 5 Slow-Cooker Meals Kids Love
Easy Indian Stew
If your kids haven't eaten the healthiest breakfast and lunch, this can make up for it: A serving delivers major fiber and lots of protein.
Tired of tacos? Try this Mexican dish made with hominy.
Tuscan Chicken and Artichokes
Head off complaints from your picky eaters by serving their meal with curly egg noodles rather than couscous.
Slow-cooker beef stew is a delicious, crowd-pleasing meal. See how easy it is to make.
Apple-Cinnamon Pork Roast
Kids love this flavor combo with cereals and desserts -- why not give it a shot with pork too?
Beef and Barley Stew
Even kids who fuss over food will go for the whole-grain barley in this dish, because the beef broth and seasonings make it amazingly flavorful.
Copyright © 2008. Used with permission from the March 2008 issue of Parents magazine.