Mom's Night Off
You deserve a break! Take off that apron and let your little ones give cooking a go with these easy-to-follow recipes from Real Simple.
Ham and Pineapple Pita Pizzas
Using pitas gives your family freedom to top the pizzas to each person's liking. Have Dad help get these tasty treats in and out of the oven.
Recipe: Ham and Pineapple Pita Pizzas
Pinto Bean and Cheese Tacos
Taco night is a family favorite. Give the kids full responsibility for this dinner–all it takes is 5 ingredients and 20 minutes total to prepare.
Recipe: Pinto Bean and Cheese Tacos
Peanut Butter and Chicken Noodles With Carrot and Cucumber Ribbons
Teach kids how rewarding it is to work as a team by giving them specific tasks (peeling vegetable ribbons, shredding chicken, soaking noodles) for this Asian recipe.
Sweet Pea Lasagna
Shrimp, Artichoke, and Olive Salad
Baked Potatoes With Broccoli and Sour Cream
Yogurt Parfait With Crumbled Gingersnaps and Honey
Parfaits are easy to assemble and easy to customize. Add the family's favorite fruit to this dessert for a pop of fresh, healthy flavor.
Nutella and Raspberry Sandwiches
You've heard of breakfast for dinner, now try breakfast for dessert! Plus, this is one sandwich your kids would love to pack for lunch the next day.
Recipe: Nutella and Raspberry Sandwiches