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Win over picky eaters with these kid-friendly recipes! Find easy and healthy options for breakfast, lunch, dinner and even snacks.

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    Homemade Smiley Fries

    These cute smiley fries take us back—back to a time with lunch tables, food trays and tiny milk cartons. If you were a "hot lunch kid" growing up, there's a strong possibility that you were served smiley fries like these from the cafeteria line on more than one occasion. —Lauren Habermehl, Pewaukee, Wisconsin

    Cowboy Pasta

    This Cowboy Pasta recipe combines ground beef, bacon, corn, tangy buttermilk and Monterey Jack cheese for an easy but hearty...


    50 Kid-Friendly Meals (That Aren’t Chicken Nuggets)

    Dish out these fun meals for kids. These dishes will please even the pickiest of eaters...


    72 Quick Kid-Friendly Dinners Perfect for Weeknights

    Tired of the dinnertime battle? Check out these kid-friendly dinner ideas that will please kiddos and...


    30 Easy Recipes Your Kids Can Make All By Themselves

    When your kids start showing an interest in cooking, you'll love these easy recipes for kids...

    40 Healthy Snacks for Kids

    Snack time can be fun and good for you, too! This collection of healthy snacks for kids includes recipes like avocado dip...


    Air-Fryer Avocado Fries

    Avocados just got even more exciting! These juicy, flavorful, easy and healthy air-fryer avocado fries are for those who are...


    11 Kids’ Charcuterie Boards Your Littles Will Love

    You'll have as much fun building these kids' charcuterie boards as your kiddos will have eating them.


    Pizza Caprese

    One of my favorite pizzas is so simple to make and comes together so quickly. Pizza Caprese is simply heirloom...


    Cafe Rio Copycat Pork Bowls

    My friends are big fans of Cafe Rio's sweet pork tacos, so I came up with this version to eat...


    Air-Fryer Bacon-Wrapped Tater Tots

    These bacon-wrapped goodies are always a hit with my friends and family. They’ll go fast, so you may want to...


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    Air-Fryer Pizza Puffs

    I love pizza in any form so it seemed only logical to turn my pizza love into an appetizer. These...


    Air-Fryer Doughnuts

    My sons and I love doughnuts, but in the Florida heat I rarely want to deep-fry them. I tried making...


    Turkey Cake

    Create a simple centerpiece for your Thanksgiving dessert table. This turkey cake comes together fast with the help of a...

    Banana Pudding Cake

    I love to make cakes, and my family loves banana pudding. One day while brainstorming in the kitchen, I came...


    Pizza Sliders

    Our love for Italian food and pizza gave me the idea for pizza sliders. These would be delicious as a...


    Orange Sweet Rolls

    This orange sweet rolls recipe is so dependable—I make it a lot during the holidays because it’s quick and delicious....


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    30 Gluten-Free Recipes for Kids (and Kids at Heart)

    Everyone at the table will enjoy digging into these gluten-free recipes for kids. We have ideas for savory suppers, sweet...


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    We Tried Joanna Gaines’ Peanut Butter Balls Recipe and It’s Getting Dog-Ear...

    This fantastic peanut butter balls recipe hits all the right notes for a sweet-meets-salty treat.


    We Baked the Simple Jell-O Cookies That People Can’t Stop Talking About

    These bright sugar cookies are made with one special ingredient: a box of Jell-O!


    Butterscotch No-Bake Cookies

    More like a candy than a cookie, these little butterscotch no-bake cookies are delightful. —Andrea Price, Grafton, Wisconsin


    Vanilla Cookie Trifle

    My husband doesn't like chocolate, so I created this dessert using vanilla pudding and cookies. It is so easy to...


    Butterscotch Peanut Squares

    These bars, which our family refers to as peanut butter brownies, are delicious! They slice and pack easily making them...

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    Peanut Butter and Jelly Finger Sandwiches

    Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches were my favorite food when I was a kid. My dad and I used to...


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    Make-Ahead Spicy Olive Pasta

    This is a fancy version of my grandchildren's favorite baked spaghetti. It feels like such a special dinner, and it's...


    Dill Pickle Dip

    My love for pickles led me to create this Dill Pickle Dip. It's so easy to whip together. But be...


    Muffin-Tin Scrambled Eggs

    I made these one year at Christmas as a way to save time, and they were a big hit. I...


    Prosciutto Pesto Pizza

    I developed this prosciutto pesto pizza for my young grandson who hasn't acquired a taste for veggies yet. He scarfs...


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    Burger Sliders with Secret Sauce

    These sliders are super easy to put together and are always a hit! I love that they are "fast food"...