Although you can also use whatever pasta you have on hand, cavatappi’s corkscrew shape is perfect for holding on to a fresh pesto and pairing with cherry tomatoes. Arugula brings a spicy, musty bite to pesto. If that’s not your sauce, feel free to swap in your favorite leafy green or herb. Tip: The color […]
Dish: Kid Friendly
Pumpkin Sage Muffins
These savory vegan muffins are the perfect accompaniment to hearty soup or stew in the middle of winter. Don’t feel confined to sage: rosemary and thyme also make excellent additions to the flavor of pumpkin.
Roasted Red Pepper Hummus Cucumber Bites
Serve this cool cucumber combination as a snack or appetizer. Both kids and adults will enjoy its fresh texture and satisfying flavors. It’s easy to prepare, and perfect for helping kids learn about nutritious snacking.
Mediterranean Chicken Pita
Homemade tzatziki elevates this recipe from basic, good sandwich to basic, great sandwich, but if you’re in a hurry, store-bought will do the job.
Mediterranean Chicken Salad Pinwheels
These pinwheels are a fantastic way to serve wraps for kids, or to create a nice appetizer at a party. If what you’re after is a simple, delicious wrap for your own lunch, just skip the slicing and tuck the wrap into a sandwich container to go.
Colorful Veggie Slaw
There’s nothing quite like a bright burst of color to make a plate more appealing and make veggies look enticing. This slaw is a minor variation on a cookout classic—test it in place of your old family recipe at your next summer shindig.
Candy Corn Parfait
There’s no candy or corn in this tasty fruit and yogurt parfait, but it packs a great flavor. Don’t feel stuck in a rut with the suggested fruit, either! Any yellow or orange fruit will have the same gorgeous effect, so play around with what your family likes.
The spinach in these muffins is not enough to give the muffins a vegetable flavor, but it does impart a little extra nutrition and a brilliant green color. They are lightly sweet and cinnamon-y, and your kids will love them.