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Kid Friendly Recipes

When you find kid friendly recipes that add "fun" to the meal or snack, you help the kids become better, healthier eaters.

Kids Breakfast Recipes

Kids Lunch Recipes

Kid Friendly Dinner Recipes

Dessert Recipes for Kids

Snack Recipes for Children

Kids Breakfast Recipes

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It's not only important to get your kids to eat, it's important to be able to do that without starting the day with a stressful situation. Use kid friendly recipes to prepare morning meals that encourage your child to eat and takes the stress out of your morning routine.

I've collected Kids Breakfast Recipes from home and daycare that the kids always gobble down!

Breads and Muffins:

Cinnamon Toast

Zucchini Bread

Pumpkin Bread

Blueberry Muffins

Banana Bread

Graham Coffee Cake

Banana Carrot Muffins

Not-so-Quick Quick Bread

Other Breakfast Ideas:

Breakfast Tortillas

Homemade Pancakes

French Toast Sticks

Breakfast Pizza

Fruit and Yogurt Parfait

Breakfast Dog

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Kids Lunch Recipes

Teaching kids to eat healthy at an early age starts a habit of a life time.

Pick a recipe from these kids lunch recipes and add a fruit and a vegetable for an easy-to-eat kid meal!

Build Your Own Sandwich

Ham, Turkey and Cheese Wraps

Sloppy Joes

Chicken Noodle Soup

Homemade Pizza

Homemade Macaroni & Cheese

Homemade Fish Sticks

Egg Salad Sandwiches

BBQ Chicken Rounds

Chicken Roll-ups

Mini Chicken Pot Pie

Fish Filet Sandwich

Taco Cups

Ham and Pasta Salad

Grilled Cheese with Tomato Soup

Chicken Fingers

Ham & Cheese Kabobs

Chicken Quesadilla

Chicken Salad Croissants

Ravioli with Garlic Bread

Hide and Seek Meatball

Homemade Spaghettios

Kid Size Burgers

Stovetop Mac & Cheese

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Kid Friendly Dinner Recipes

These kid friendly dinner recipes are listed here because they are a little heartier and may be best suited for dinner, but there is no reason you can't serve them for lunch. I do!

I also chose them because for dinner you want to choose recipes suitable for the whole family and these recipes will delight everybody in your family.

Chicken Pot Pie

Crazy Lasagna

Beef and Noodles

Kid-Friendly Meatloaf

Chicken a la King

Tator Tot Casserole

Taco Pie

Sweet and Sour Meatballs

Chicken Puffs

Pizza Roll

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Dessert Recipes for Kids

It's certainly not hard to find desserts that kids will enjoy. We all know kids will eat the sweets.

But still, I've collected some of the favorite Dessert Recipes for Kids that I have used in both my home and my daycare.

Please enjoy!

Super Soft Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes

Strawberry Tapioca Jell-o

Peanut Butter Cookies

Dirt Cups

Pudding Parfait

Snickerdoodle Cookies

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Snack Recipes for Children

This collection of Snack Recipes for Children gives you options for the sweet treat or the healthy choice. Limit your children to sweet treats twice a week and serve the healthy choice all the other times.

Puppy Chow

Healthy Trail Mix

Indoor S'Mores

Fruit Pizza

Fruit Juice Jigglers


Baked Cheese Curds

Banana Krispies

Granola Bars

Healthy Granola

Trix Treats

Veggie Pizza

Oatmeal Scotchies


Peanut Butter Power Balls

Fruit Salad

Apple Nachos

Carrots, Celery & PB

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Marcia Reagan is the creator of DaycareAnswers and lives in Central Minnesota with her husband and two children.  She's been an in-home daycare provider for over twenty years and loves to share her experience and passion for daycare with other providers.  

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