Quick and Easy Dishes For Kids

When you've been out with the kids all day, getting their dinner ready can leave you short for time. Lean on our quick and easy dinners specially created for kids, with flavors kids love and quick, easy preparation for you.

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Quick and Easy Recipes Kids Will Love

Kids are creatures of habit. Until they're not. It can be hair-tearingly frustrating to serve up something they loved yesterday -- like pizza or burgers -- only to have them turn their noses up, literally, and pitch their flatware across the kitchen.

Quick and Easy Dinners for After Thanksgiving

No doubt two little words come to mind when you contemplate what to make for dinner on the day after Thanksgiving: quick and easy. What with all the baking, peeling, roasting, simmering, sauteing, and mashing that you've done in the past week, it's likely both you and your kitchen could use a break. But as sure as the sun will set, here comes dinnertime again.

Quick and Easy Dinners for the Holiday Rush

You know what would really make this the most wonderful time of the year -- more quick and easy dinner recipes. All eyes may be on Christmas, but there are 24 more nights in the month of December that your family will be looking for something to eat. And no doubt, even if you love being in the kitchen, you probably want to save your cooking energies for the fun stuff (Christmas cookies, candy and all those other holiday delights).

Hearty Pasta Fa-School Soup

Swanson Broth & Stock
Total: 35 mins

No-Grill Sandwich

Better Homes and Gardens

Kids get more excited about eating foods that they help prepare. Let them get involved in assembling and serving this BLT sandwiches.

How to Make Crabmeat Salad Sandwiches

Set aside the tuna, and learn how to make crabmeat salad sandwiches. Artichoke adds a pleasantly surprising twist to the classic sandwich, and a new layer of flavor.

How to Make Basic Roasted Green Beans

Skip the steaming or boiling: Learn how to make basic roasted green beans, and you'll have perfectly crisp-tender beans every time, with no fuss.

Lumpy PB&J Roosters

Better Homes and Gardens

Use thick bread for these kid-friendly lollipop sandwiches.

Memphis Smoked Bologna Sandwich

Ladies' Home Journal

At the deli counter ask for the bologna to be cut into 1/2-inch thick pieces by hand rather than with the slicer, or just get a 3 or 4 inch piece to cut yourself.

Total: 25 mins
Total: 35 mins

Ham Sandwich Skewers

Smithfield

Kids will love this twist on a traditional ham sandwich.

Total: 15 mins

Family Style - Chicken Recipes

You're looking for recipes that go with a fun, family-friendly barbecue. This customized menu is built around eat-with-your-hands chicken dishes flavored with simple ingredients kids will love. We've added sides that are quick, easy, and familiar. And the super-simple desserts will make sure everyone leaves with a smile.

Family Style - Fish Recipes

You're looking for recipes that go with a fun, family-friendly barbecue. This customized menu is built around eat-with-your hands seafood that are dishes flavored with simple ingredients kids will love. We've added sides that are quick, easy, and familiar. And the super-simple desserts will make sure everyone leaves with a smile.

Family Style - Beef Recipes

You're looking for recipes that go with a fun, family-friendly barbecue. This customized menu is built around eat-with-your-hands beef dishes that are flavored with simple ingredients kids will love. We've added sides that are quick, easy, and familiar. And the super-simple desserts will make sure everyone leaves with a smile.

How to Make Cheesecake

With so many ways to customize it, learning how to make cheesecake gives youa blank slate on which to build a glorious dessert. Whether you add fruit, nuts, chocolate or caramel, you're about to fall in love with this easy cheesecake recipe.

Mummy Dogs

Better Homes and Gardens
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