Bath time, bedtime, schoolwork – what do all of these have in common? If you have children, you know that getting your child to do just about anything can quickly escalate into a struggle, and eating is one of the biggest. No, you can’t eat gummies for dinner, and sorry, potato chips aren’t a vegetable. If you are looking for easy ways to get your child the nutrition they need with food they’ll love, check out these recipes:
- Pepperoni pizza quesadillas that let your children pick and choose toppings, or a sweeter version for a yummy surprise
- Zucchini nuggets with a side of sweet potato chips for a crunch they recognize
- Waffle grilled cheese to combine two favorites into one
- Cut down time spent making lasagna with a muffin twist
- Baked popcorn chicken kids will think came from a restaurant.
- Crockpot chicken alfredo (hint: put the sauce on before you pick the kids up from school and it will be ready to serve when dinner rolls around)
- >Wagon wheel soup
- Kid favorites turned healthy (fries, pizza, and more)
- Sneak in the veggies with kid approved eats like pudding or tater tots
- Simple flavors with popular ingredientsto please even the pickiest of eaters
- Include your little chef in these fun-to-make vegan recipes
- Make veggies fun with a creative spin on hot dogs and hamburgers
- Shapes make vegetables fun too
- Take school lunch to the next level with fruit roll-ups and DIY uncrustables
- Hot and cold ideas to match your child’s preferences like kid kabobs and grilled cheese dippers for soup.
- Sandwich-free options that are nut-free for children with allergies.
With these easy recipes, you’ll be sure to find something your child will love that doesn’t require hours spent in the kitchen or money spent on ingredients you’ll use only once. Bon appétit!