Healthy Eating for Kids: Recipes and Nutrition Advice

Delicious foods kids will eat, nutritious meals moms will love

Cook the Kids Meal at Home

Save money and feel good about mealtime by preparing some favorite dishes from typical kids’ restaurant menus and prepare them at home.

Recipes for Picky Eaters

Picky Eaters and Culinary Adventurers Welcome

A night out to a favorite local restaurant is fun, and children usually go crazy for some of the items on the kids’ menus. But so often those kids’ meals pack more calories, fat, and sodium than our kids need. We’ve selected some typical dishes found on mainstream kids meals and put our spin on them—a healthy, delicious spin that is—so you can prepare them at home.

We offer two options for each dish. The first is a more traditional presentation your kids will be familiar with. And second is for older kids, or those who are bolder and braver in their culinary repertoire. If you have a picky eater on your hands, start with the traditional version and then try to broaden their palettes with a new twist on a classic. Your children are never too young to start exploring new flavors and textures.

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