The best easy recipes for kids

Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be a cinch with these easy recipes for kids that are both tasty and quick to make.

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Photograph: Courtesy The Lean Green Bean

Finding easy recipes for kids just got even easier thanks to these food bloggers. Yummy dishes from Heather Christo, Foodie with Family, The Lean Green Bean and others will have kids and grownups coming back up for second helpings. If you’re lucky enough to have any leftovers at the end of the day, just pop ‘em in the freezer for a quick heat-and-serve meal the next time around.

Bulk up your arsenal of kid-friendly recipes by checking out our best family dinner ideas for kids, breakfast ideas for kids and our favorite easy school lunch ideas. Bon appétit!

Best easy recipes for kids

Photograph: Courtesy The Lean Green Bean

Sweet Potato Banana Bites

“These are great for snack time. They're made with just four ingredients and it's easy to whip up a batch to enjoy all week long.” —Lindsay Livingston, The Lean Green Bean

Find the recipe here from The Lean Green Bean.

Photograph: Courtesy The Lean Green Bean

Avocado Chicken Burgers

“These burgers can be prepped ahead of time. They're packed with protein and healthy fats and can be made quickly in the oven or on the grill.” —Lindsay Livingston, The Lean Green Bean

Find the recipe here from The Lean Green Bean.

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Instant Pot Shredded Hummus Chicken

“The Instant Pot Hummus Chicken is just a few simple ingredients and can easily be made ahead of time. Then you can use it in a variety of ways during the week to make things like tacos, nachos, wraps, etc!” —Lindsay Livingston, The Lean Green Bean

Find the recipe here from The Lean Green Bean.

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Crispy Skin Salmon with Pine Nut and Parsley Crust

“This is the perfect special occasion dish for our busy family and is the ultimate ‘wow factor’ main dish without being fussy or difficult. It can easily be adapted to accommodate gluten-free friends and family by using gluten-free panko bread crumbs in place of regular ones.” —Rebecca Lindamood, Foodie with Family

Find the recipe here from Foodie with Family.

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Photograph: Courtesy Heather Christo

Honey Mango Sesame Chicken Salad Fresh Rolls

These fresh rolls are not only delicious and quick to make, but the sky is the limit when it comes to its ingredients. That means you can make them over and over with different combinations and the kiddos will never tire of the concept. Heather Christo, author of Pure Delicious, suggests adding fresh mango wedges, Thai basil or even thinly-sliced chili when you’re craving a little spice. "I love these Chicken Salad Fresh Rolls because they are fresh, easy and healthy! I also love that they are low maintenance and have the dipping sauce built in! You could use a rotisserie chicken to make them even easier and they are perfect for packing for lunches, appetizers or a meal on the go!" —Heather Christo

Find the recipe here from Heather Christo.

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