A Kid Spin On Salads

Toss those plain greens! Our main-course creations--with nutritious grilled meats and veggies--will satisfy the pickiest palate.

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Grilled Veggie Pasta Salad

Frances Janisch

Grilled Veggie Pasta Salad

Consider this recipe a template for whatever veggies you have in the fridge that the kids will eat: Four cups of cooked pasta and 3 cups of veggies tossed in a light vinaigrette. It's a perfect meal every time.

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Pizza in A Bowl

Frances Janisch

Pizza in A Bowl

It's a traditional Caprese salad--with grilled croutons for a kid-friendly touch. But when you put pizza in the name, little ears perk up.

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Picky Eaters: 3 Ways To Encourage Healthy Eating

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Steak & Cucumber "Noodle" Toss

Frances Janisch

Steak & Cucumber "Noodle" Toss

Kids will slurp up the long cucumber strips like spaghetti. To keep the steak juicy on the grill, make shallow diagonal cuts on both sides of the beef in a diamond pattern.

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Orange & Apricot Glazed Chicken Cups

Frances Janisch

Orange & Apricot Glazed Chicken Cups

Fruit-flavored chicken (reminiscent of sweet & sour takeout) gets tucked inside a grilled lettuce bowl. Yep, you can grill heartier lettuce varieties like romaine, for a sweeter, smokier flavor that the kids will probably prefer to the ordinary leaf.

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5-Minute Grilled Desserts

Frances Janisch

5-Minute Grilled Desserts

After you're done with your meal, make a fruity family treat in five minutes on the grill. 

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