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Eat Your Food! Kid (Mostly) Approved Recipes

Eat Your Food! Kid (Mostly) Approved Recipes

Welcome to Eat Your Food!, our biweekly column of real meals made for real kids by Nick Evans. From kid classics like chicken fingers to more adventurous ideas, like Green Chicken Chili, here are plenty of ideas for family meals.

All Eat Your Food! Kid (Mostly) Approved Recipes

  • Grilled BBQ Chicken Sandwiches

    It’s summertime and that means it’s time to grill! These easy grilled BBQ chicken sandwiches are just what you (and your backyard) ordered. Tangy barbecue sauce, shredded chicken, and toasty bun piled high crunchy slaw make this a family dinner win!

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    Easy Grilled Steak Fajitas

    For casual family dinners, backyard BBQs, or camping trips, these Easy Steak Fajitas are always a hit. Cook the veggies in foil packet while the seasoned steak grills alongside. Everything can be assembled ahead, and dinner is ready in 10 minutes!

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    Easy Vegetable Lo Mein

    This veggie-packed lo mein is a filling, super fast, super easy noodle stir fry. It uses staple vegetables like cabbage and carrots, with bell peppers for a pop of color. Use what you have on hand — lo mein is a great mix and match meal.

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    Loaded Baked Potatoes

    1 hr, 10 min

    Gluten-Free, Healthy

    These LOADED baked potatoes turn a standard side dish into a full-on entrée. Packed with steamed broccoli, bacon, cheddar, sour cream, and chives, they are a meal on their own! They are quick to toss together, have a variety of different flavors and ingredients, and are economical to make in bulk.

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    Cheesy Potato Casserole

    Cheesy Potato Casserole without the canned cream of anything soup. This recipe relies on simple ingredients in your pantry to make a quick and easy cheese sauce. It sounds fancy, but don’t worry. It’s easy!

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    Rotisserie Chicken Alfredo

    Homemade alfredo on a weeknight? Yes! You can have this super kid-friendly Chicken Alfredo on the table in 25 minutes. Rotisserie chicken makes it a snap, or you could use leftover chicken.

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    Chicken Freezer Burritos

    Chicken Freezer Burritos are your answer to a quick, family-friendly weeknight meal! They're easy to make and delicious (when reheated correctly!). Here's everything you need to know about how to make freezer burritos you'll actually want to eat!

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    Skillet Chicken and Rice

    45 min

    Gluten-Free, Healthy

    This Skillet Chicken and Rice is a classic one-pot meal, perfect for a weeknight and totally kid-friendly. Serve it on its own or with a salad, and dinner is done!

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    Easy Potato Soup with Bacon

    This Easy Potato Soup with Bacon is so rich and creamy, you'll think there's cheese in it, but there's not! Top your bowl with bacon and crispy skillet croutons for a delicious weeknight meal.

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    Leftover Turkey Pot Pies

    Leftover Turkey Pot Pies are a great way to use Thanksgiving leftovers like turkey, carrots, onions, celery, even pie crust. Make them whatever size you want; we like small ramekins for mini-size portions for the kids!

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    Apple Cider Chicken Thighs with Sweet Potatoes

    1 hr

    Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Healthy

    Want a perfect fall weeknight meal? These Apple Cider Chicken Thighs are it. Simmered in the oven with sweet potatoes and onions, it's a one-pot skillet dinner that'll fill you up without stressing you out.

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    Vegan Sloppy Joes

    These Vegan Sloppy Joes are made with green lentils and a spice blend so good you’ll be licking the plate. You won't miss the meat! Great make-ahead or freezer meal, too.

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    Homemade Pepperoni Pizza

    This Homemade Pepperoni Pizza has everything you want—a great crust, gooey cheese, and tons of pepperoni. The secret to great pepperoni flavor? Hide extra under the cheese! Who needs delivery?

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    Easy Green Chicken Chili

    40 min

    Dairy-Free, Healthy

    This Easy Green Chicken Chili uses mild, roasted Hatch peppers and rotisserie chicken for a quick, delicious, kid-friendly soup. Use fresh-roasted, frozen, or jarred Hatch chiles. We love it topped with crispy tortilla chips and sliced avocado!


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