It can be hard to get toddlers and even older kids to eat their veggies. Get creative! Finely dice celery and cucumber to stir into tuna salad sandwich filling. The kids won’t eat lettuce? Leave it off their sandwiches, but put it on yours.
Hidden Veggie Tuna Sammies
This classic Italian dish takes very little time to prepare. It’s kid-friendly, too, with no obvious vegetables to pick out at the table.
Four Berry Parfait
This child-friendly parfait can serve as breakfast, dessert or even a snack. It’s no-cook, so even the youngest toddler can help make it. Not for kids with allergies to nuts.
Wrap it Up! Chicken Lettuce Wrap
Here’s a high-protein snack the kids can help you make. Perfect for after school munchies.
In spring, a young child’s mind turns to chocolate and bunnies. Here’s a sweet, child-friendly dessert kids will love, at Easter especially.
Sunshine Hot Cakes
Kids love hand-held foods they can dip. These little hot cakes fit the bill, and are packed with veggies too.
Whipped Berry Yogurt Snow
This is a nice light dessert even the kids will enjoy. Plan to make it the day before serving, as it takes a while to set in the refrigerator. Yogurt is rich in potassium, an important factor in controlling blood pressure.
Dirt and Worms Ice Cream Brownie Cake
Gummy worms “crawl” out of this disgustingly delicious dirt cake. Great as a birthday cake or for any other kids’ celebration.
Cheesy Ravioloni and Sauce
Cheesy pasta is always a hit with kids. Your budding chef can help make this one!
Marshmallow Bloodshot Eyeballs
A spooky treat your little monsters are sure to enjoy at Halloween.