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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Party Food Slideshow: Recipes for Fun Foods for Kids
Need snacks for a kids' party? Check out these recipes for tasty and healthier-than-traditional party foods.
Slideshow: 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.
Slideshow: Make Your Own Trail Mix
Hungry? Head to the pantry and make trail mix! Here's a healthy trail mix recipe where you can add all the yummy ingredients you like.
Slideshow: 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.
Kids' Recipe: Banana Breakfast Bash
Here's a healthy family recipe for a yummy smoothie. Try making this tasty banana-avocado smoothie to get the morning off to a good start.
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.
Cranberry Muesli Recipe
This muesli is modeled after the original Swiss wake-you-up, a mix of soaked grains, nuts, dried fruit and yogurt.
Tutti-Frutti Muesli Recipe
Tutti-frutti muesli recipe
Banana Cocoa Soy Smoothie Recipe
With plenty of protein from tofu and soymilk, this banana-split-inspired breakfast smoothie really satisfies.
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.
Kids' Recipe: Veggies and Hummus
How about a healthy and delicious snack for the family? Veggies and hummus fit the bill.
Grape Jello Jigglers Recipe
Forget the artificial colors and flavors -- this grape jello jiggler is made with fruit juice and packed with apples and grapes.
Dried Apples Recipe
This healthy, oven-dried apple recipe is perfect if you want to make dried apples at home and don't have a dehydrator.
Family Recipe: Turkey Taco Wraps
This turkey taco wrap is super tasty, but without the extra calories, fat, and carbs typically found in tortillas.
Ultimate Beef Chili Recipe
Call some friends over for the game, and serve this with warmed corn tortillas and a green salad topped with orange slices.
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.
Potato Soup Recipe
Make this easy potato soup more filling by topping it with shredded Cheddar cheese, crumbled bacon and sliced scallions.
Creamy White Beans Recipe
These savory white beans -- flavored with garlic, thyme and bay leaf -- are the perfect accompaniment for roast leg of lamb.
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.
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.
Roasted Snap Peas with Shallots Recipe
Roasting brings out a caramelized complexity in the sweet peas. A bit of crumbled blue cheese would make a savory addition.
Kids' Recipe: Turkey Taco Wraps
It's taco night! Have your kids help make these tasty and healthy turkey taco wraps.
Kids' Recipe: Lettuce Boats
Make lettuce and vegetables fun! Turn salad for kids into lettuce boats with this tasty and fun easy salad recipe.
Vegan Sloppy Joes
Your young vegan will love these healthy sloppy joes. Try with a kale salad.
Japanese Chicken Scallion Rice Bowl
Here's the essence of Japanese home cooking: an aromatic, protein-rich broth served over rice.
Individual Cherry-Blueberry Trifles Recipe
Easy as can be, these layered cherry-blueberry trifles are a simple make-ahead dessert.
Cranberry-Orange Fruit Bars Recipe
Cranberry-orange fruit bars recipe
Dairy-Free Banana Rice Pudding Recipe
This rice pudding is dairy-free, but the bananas and rice milk make it so creamy and rich, no one will know the difference.
Strawberries-and-Cream Parfaits Recipe
Celebrate spring's fresh strawberries with this jazzed-up version of old-fashioned tapioca pudding.
To Your Health
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.
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.