Tater tots are beloved by kids…and many grown-ups, let’s be honest. This version combines yams with beans and uses baking to produce a more nutritious variation that’s more flavorful than the regular potato version. Tip: Yams and sweet potatoes are not quite the same, but if you can’t find yams, sweet potatoes are a suitable […]
Dish: Kid Friendly
Fresh cider is one of the joys we delight in during the chilly fall months, which means that it’s bound to make an appearance at parties from harvest time to New Year’s. Fortunately, it’s a treat that comes with little guilt. Dress it up for Halloween, Thanksgiving, or even Christmas for some responsible fun. Tip: […]
Tropical Ginger Punch
Replace the sodas and sugary punches with this delightful mix of tropical punches, which is enlivened by the kick of fresh ginger. If you like your ginger strong, mix this up well in advance of your party to give the liquid more time to become infused with ginger.
Mix up your holiday celebrations with a little old-fashioned fun. This punch is inspired by traditional wassail, a drink which children would receive as thanks for singing carols to neighbors. Pair it with Steamed Blueberry Pudding for a twist on “figgy pudding” that will take your holiday party straight back to Dickensian England.
Sweet & Sour Veggie Bites
These dumplings are a wonderful vegan main course that eats similarly to classic sweet and sour meatballs. Serve them with a heaping pile of steamed veggies and brown rice for a well-rounded and scrumptious meal.
20 Minute Applesauce Cookies
Ripe bananas and applesauce bring sweetness and moisture to these star-worthy cookies that are so delicious your kids will gobble them up! Tip: If you don’t have apple pie spice mix on hand, use a mix of ½ tsp. cinnamon, ¼ tsp. nutmeg, and ⅛ tsp. allspice.
Spaghetti with Beets & Greens
Beets are a delightful vegetable. They’re sweet and earthy…and they turn everything pink! Nowhere does their fantastic natural dyeing power show so beautifully as in this spaghetti dish, where the spaghetti goes bright pink, which looks downright tempting with the lovely greens. This dish isn’t complicated, and it’s a great way to invite kids to […]
Easy Banana Bran Breakfast Cookies
Nutritious breakfast cookie recipes can be hit or miss on the flavor front. This one is simple and tastes mildly of bran. It’s a very flexible base to work with. Add in chopped apples or ripe pears for little bites of flavor. Make it more of a meal by adding a few tablespoons of chopped […]