Fried chicken, pizza, and fries are all quintessential kid favorites. Share them with your family and feel good knowing these
recipes are good for them.
Healthy, Kid-Friendly Dinners
Solve the daily dilemma of, "What's for dinner?" by making meals that are a lot healthier than they appear.Sloppy Joes, anyone?
Prepare the filling in one skillet for a quick weeknight dinner your family will love. Making your own sauce is a reduced-sodium alternative to using canned sauce.Recipe: Sloppy Joes
Serve a lightened version of this classic dish with a tossed green salad and sauteed red and green bell pepper strips for
a satisfying family-friendly meal.
Get the flavor of fried chicken but not the fat by browning the chicken in a skillet, then baking instead of deep-fat frying.
This technique still yields a crispy crust and moist, juicy chicken.Recipe: Oven-Fried Chicken
Skip the delivery and make a healthy sausage pizza for the entire family. With a few on-hand topping ingredients and refrigerated
pizza crust dough, prep time is only about 10 minutes.Recipe: Chicago-Style Pizza
Let your kids help by allowing them to toss the potatoes in a large zip-top plastic bag with oil and salt before cooking.
After baking, toss with garlic-infused butter for a rich flavor.Recipe: Garlic Fries
Biscuit-Topped Chicken Potpie
Combine refrigerated diced potatoes, baking mix, cooked chicken, and frozen mixed vegetables for a shortcut version of traditional
chicken potpie. You'll have supper on the table in less than 45 minutes.Recipe: Biscuit-Topped Chicken Potpie
Spaghetti and Meatballs
Twirl up a forkful of this Italian favorite on any busy weeknight. The sauce is thin, so if you prefer it thicker, increase
the amount of tomato paste.Recipe: Spaghetti and Meatballs
Baked Potato and Broccoli Soup
If you want your kids to eat broccoli, try adding it to a creamy potato soup topped with melted Cheddar cheese and crispy
bacon.Recipe: Baked Potato and Broccoli Soup