Struggling to find easy meals your kids will eat? Here’s a great list of quick and easy recipes, made especially for picky eaters!
When I was a new mom, and my daughter was just starting to eat solids, I spent a lot of time patting myself on the back for raising such a good eater. “She eats everything!” I bragged. Then she turned 3. And now? Picky eaters ain’t got nothing on this kid.
With her, it’s a lot more about controlling what she eats instead of telling me what she doesn’t like – this is a typical toddler/preschooler thing, and in most cases, I just roll with it. But that doesn’t mean we get to escape the same mealtime struggles that others with picky eaters get to experience!
So I sat down and began compiling a list of tasty, quick, and easy recipes that I thought she would happily dig into. I have zero time or patience for cutting sandwiches into butterflies or whatever other super-cute ideas you see on Pinterest, but I am always down for cooking a recipe that doesn’t take too long and tastes delicious.
And now you get to reap the benefits of my searching!
Here’s my definitive (for now!) list of 13 Quick and Easy Recipes for Kids- especially picky eaters!
Super-Creamy, Extra-Cheesy 15-Minute Macaroni and Cheese from Percolate Kitchen (yep, that’s me!)
5-Minute Pepperoni Pizza Quesadilla from Two Healthy Kitchens
Healthy Baked Chicken Nuggets from My Gorgeous Recipe
Mushroom Beef Buns from Living Sweet Moments
Mini Macaroni and Cheese Pot Pies from Three Different Directions
Pizza Tofu from Fried Dandelions
Cheesy Potato Soup from All She Cooks
Baked Chicken Parmesan Meatballs from The Dinner Mom
Cheesy Goldfish Crusted Garlic Chicken from Beauty Through Imperfection
30-Minute Spinach Lasagna Roll-Ups from Percolate Kitchen
Potato Chip Chicken from Dancing Through the Rain
Homemade (Vegan!) Spaghetti-O’s from Strength and Sunshine
Naan Pizza, 6 Ways from Percolate Kitchen
That’s it! What do you think? Are these recipes that would pass muster with any of your picky eaters? I know I saw a few things my daughter might try… as long as I wasn’t watching her too closely 🙂
If you make any of these fabulous dishes, pop back on this post and let me know!
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