Kid-Friendly Recipes Directory
Pleasing kid palates and tastes can be a tricky job. Find healthy, delicious recipes for breakfast, lunch, snack time, and dinner, each packed with flavor and nutrition. These treats are sure to please even the pickiest eaters!
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Fun Food Recipes for Kids
Need snacks for a kids' party? Check out these recipes for tasty and healthier-than-traditional party foods.
How to Make Your Kid’s School Lunch Great
You want your child’s school lunch to taste great and give them all the energy and nutrients they need for a super school day -- without a lot of effort. It can be simple! WebMD shows you how.
Healthy Snacks on the Go
See great ideas for healthy snacks to take when you're out and about, with a car full of kids or by yourself.
Tutti-Frutti Muesli Recipe
Tutti-frutti muesli recipe
Family Recipe: Green Eggs & Ham
Try making this colorful and tasty "green eggs and ham" dish with your kids. Serve with a small fruit salad.
Family Recipe: Banana Breakfast Bash
You don't need ice cream or frozen yogurt to make smoothies. Try this healthy banana breakfast bash recipe with your kids.
Overnight Oatmeal Recipe
Here's an easy, hearty breakfast. Start it in the evening in the slow cooker and wake up to a bowl of satisfying oatmeal.
Watermelon Agua Fresca Recipe
Found in roadside stands all over Mexico, this refreshing drink is a great thirst quencher without all the sugar.
Thick & Rich Drinking Chocolate Recipe
This European-style drinking chocolate is rich, creamy and thick enough that you may want to scoop it with a spoon.
Family Recipe: Fizzy Fruits
This fizzy fruit drink is cold and bubbly with just the right amount of juice. Your kids will love it, and it's fun to make.
Hawaiian Smoothie Recipe
Papayas are loaded with papain, which helps digestion, so this smoothie is a good dessert after a big meal.
Whole-Grain Cornbread Recipe
Made with whole-grain cornmeal and white whole-wheat flour, this healthy cornbread recipe is perfect with chili.
Tortilla Chips Recipe
These low-fat baked tortilla chips have a more pronounced corn flavor than store-bought tortilla chips.
Family Recipe: Turkey Taco Wraps
This turkey taco wrap is super tasty, but without the extra calories, fat, and carbs typically found in tortillas.
Family Recipe: Veggies and Hummus
The next time your family wants a healthy snack, offer up this healthy, creamy hummus instead of chips and dip.
Turkey & Squash Soup Recipe
This Southwestern-inspired soup gets a little kick from crushed red pepper and some zing from fresh lime juice.
Sweet Potato & Black Bean Chili Recipe
Make a double batch of this vegetarian chili, full of black beans and sweet potatoes, and eat it for lunch the next day.
Mushroom-Beef Noodle Soup Recipe
You don't need much beef in this homey soup; mushrooms and Worcestershire sauce give it plenty of flavor.
Marsala Chicken Stew Recipe
This Marsala chicken stew recipe gets its richness from plenty of mushrooms and onions.
Watermelon Salsa Recipe
Sweet, savory and crunchy salsa accompanies grilled pork or chicken rather nicely. Try it with tortilla chips.
Snow Peas With Creamy Ranch Dressing Recipe
Low-fat mayo and nonfat buttermilk keep this ranch dressing low in fat and calories. Try it with raw snow peas.
Quick Applesauce Recipe
This quick homemade applesauce recipe makes a healthy snack or fruit dessert for kids.
Sweet Potato Hash With Black Forest Ham Recipe
Flavorful Black Forest ham enriches the hash without taking over. Try it with chicken or eggs for a light meal on its own.
Yummy Cabbage Sloppy Joes
The kids will love this healthy, affordable take on an old favorite.
Vegan Sloppy Joes
Your young vegan will love these healthy sloppy joes. Try with a kale salad.
Vegetable Quinoa Salad With Chicken
Who says kids won't eat quinoa? Try this with any type of cooked chicken or even slices of turkey breast.
Vegetarian Chili Recipe
Packed with vegetables, beans and spices, this zesty, healthy vegetarian chili recipe is loaded with protein.
Rocky Road Brownies Recipe
These super-rich brownies made chocolaty with plenty of cocoa powder have less fat than other brownies.
Watermelon-Yogurt Ice Recipe
Watermelon-yogurt ice recipe
Vanilla-Orange Freezer Pops Recipe
These creamy vanilla-orange pops will transport you back to the days of standing in line at the ice cream truck.
Spiced Pumpkin Cookies Recipe
The deep flavors of molasses, cinnamon, ginger, allspice and nutmeg make these wholesome pumpkin cookies delicious.
To Your Health
Healthy Alternatives to Fast Food
Recipes for easy, healthy meals your family can make at home when you want healthy fast food. Ideas for time-saving shortcuts and how kids can help.
Family Menu Makeovers
Five quick fixes to transform favorite kid foods into healthier versions. Plus two recipes that put a nutritious twist on family favorites with healthy food.