Coming up with easy dinner ideas for kids, is an ongoing challenge for most parents, especially moms. Kids are always picky eaters and, if you have more than one picky eater at home, then it’s a hell of a job for parents. Meal planning becomes an impossible task for moms.
We can understand that moms are looking for quick recipes for kids. Don’t worry we are here to help and coming with some easy dinner ideas for kids, which will definitely make moms life easy. next time when kids ask for weird kind of recipes, then look for these easy kid recipes. These easy kids recipes are also best for busy parents as well. Try and thank us later.
We are sure that these are the best dinner recipes your kids will love, and we hope that at least they will love some of them. We will try to come up with some unique dishes like tater tot nachos to some of the classic kid-friendly meals like mac and cheese, all these recipes will satisfy the bellies of your kids at the dining table.
If you are looking to add fun to kids’ dinner table and also looking for some easy dinner recipes for your kids, consider these easy meal ideas below.
- PIZZA CASSEROLE
We are sure that this recipe is 100 % kid-approved. Pasta is combined with pepperoni to make this mouth-watering meal that will satisfy your kids and yes meal-eaters o every age.
- CHICKEN FRENCH BREAD PIZZA
Not even kids but adults are up for eating cheesy pizza for dinner. This is an easy and nutritious recipe to cook. French baguette slices take the place of pizza crust and using rotisserie chicken and pre-shredded cheese makes this dish a fast weeknight solution.
- PIZZA QUESADILLAS
- PIZZA QUESADILLAS
Kids love pizza, and this is a twist to the old pizza they have been eating. This pizza is simple to prepare and we are sure that your kids will love this delicious recipe. What are you waiting for, let the fun begin and try this recipe today?
- BUTTERMILK CHICKEN TENDERS
Most of the kids order chicken tenders at restaurants, why not give it a try and make your very own Chicken tenders at home. For more juicy and moist Chicken tenders, they are soaked in buttermilk. Your kids are gonna love them.
- BBQ CHICKEN PIZZA
If you are planning to make grilled chicken, grill some extra to use for making this delicious BBQ chicken pizza the next night. In just a few minutes this simple but yummy pizza will be ready for your kids. The melted cheese, tangy sauce and juicy chicken make for such a flavorful yummy combination.
- TATER TOT NACHOS
What a buzz dish! Even if your kids aren’t big on Mexican food, they’ll go crazy about tater tot nachos. And, for the matter, so will the adults!
- BAKED BACON PIEROGI
Pierogies are drowned in a creamy sauce and then topped with gooey cheese, crisp bacon, and fresh tomatoes in this hearty dish. This is undoubtedly a family favourite!
- MACARONI AND CHEESE IN THE OVEN
When I was growing up, my mother always prepared this Baked Macaroni and Cheese recipe; we never had packaged macaroni and cheese. Add a salad or some steamed broccoli for a complete supper that is both tasty and cosy.
- CASSEROLE WITH TATER TOTS WITH CHEDDAR CHEESE
This is a fun recipe that is simple to put together and makes a filling family lunch. It’s a unique way to serve tater tots (or fried potato rounds) that everyone enjoys. Remove the cheese if desired; the dish will still be delicious without it. Have fun!
- SPAGHETTI WITH TEX-MEX WHITE CHEDDAR CHICKEN
This type of chicken spaghetti does not contain any tinned soups and does not require baking in the oven, unlike typical chicken spaghetti recipes. This hot, creamy, cheesy spaghetti dish is a tasty and unique midweek dinner.
- BLTS FROM ITALY
In this delightful twist on a classic favourite, the good old BLT gets an Italian makeover. The iceberg lettuce is substituted with romaine lettuce, Roma tomatoes are used, pesto is added to the mayonnaise, and mozzarella cheese is generously applied to each sandwich. You’ll never see a BLT in the same light again!
- CRISPY CHIMICHANGAS FROM THE OVEN
These healthful chimichangas with their crispy, crunchy crust and delectable filling are the ideal weeknight meal for families. Regular chimichangas taste excellent, but they’re lower in fat and calories. Serve your children a dinner that is both nutritious and enjoyable!
- SAUTEED CHICKEN SAUSAGE AND VEGETABLES ON ROTINI
This spaghetti dish is perfect for a family meal. It’s packed with fresh vegetables, whole grain pasta, and Italian chicken sausage, which contains 70% fewer calories than typical pork sausage. I hope you and your family have as much fun as we do!
- SHELLS STUFFED WITH TACOS
Combine all of your favourite taco flavours and put them into large spaghetti shells! This delicious casserole is sure to pique the interest of everyone in your household!
- PEPPERS STUFFED WITH PIZZA
I’m sure everyone’s mother or family member had a filled pepper dish they remembered from their childhood. Maybe this isn’t true for everyone, but I’ve always enjoyed stuffed peppers. This recipe isn’t the same as my mother’s, but it’s still delicious.
- FISH STICKS WITH PARMESAN CHEESE BAKED
This family-friendly fish meal will entice even the pickiest eater! This crispy, savoury dish is excellent for a hectic weekday because it’s healthy, tasty, and easy to prepare.
- PIZZA WITH A BIG MAC
When your kids beg you to take them to McDonald’s, tell them you have a special meal planned and whip up this recipe! Pizza is one of the most famous menu items among children, and Big Macs are one of Mc Donald’s most popular menu items, so why not mix the two for one spectacular dinner?
- TACOS DE POLLO WITH POLLO
Delicious chicken tacos, a quick weeknight supper for working parents. If you get tired of chicken, you can substitute beef or even fish in the dish.
- CUPCAKES WITH PROSCIUTTO-WRAPPED TURKEY MEATLOAF
These delicious meatloaf cupcakes will earn you the title of the trendiest parent of the year. This dish, which is served with creamy mashed potatoes is ideal for a family on the go.
- CHICKEN POT PIE MADE SIMPLE
Chicken Pot Pie is a traditional family dish that can now be prepared in under an hour. The nicest part is that it isn’t packaged!
- GRILLED CHEESE SLOPPY JOE CASSEROLE
Add some protein to a kid’s favourite dish. This sloppy joe grilled cheese casserole combines two of my favourite things: sloppy joes and grilled cheese. This casserole will make your family go crazy. After all, how can they refuse serious comfort food?
- SPAGHETTI O’S PREPARED FROM SCRATCH
Rather than buying canned food, make a homemade version of your child’s favourite quick food.
- BURRITOS WITH 7 LAYERS OF DIP
This burrito will do the work if you need something keen to make as you rush out the door to drop your kid off for soccer. Your child will be astounded by how tasty it tastes after only a few minutes of preparation!
- TACO BOWLS MADE WITH QUINOA
This is one of my favourite dishes to prepare and consume! This dinner, which is loaded with nutrition and ready in a flash, provides excellent leftovers and is best paired with homemade guac!
- CHEESEBURGER CUPS IN MUFFIN TINS
Because these small burgers are baked in a muffin tin, you can make a large amount quickly! They’d be perfect for a family dinner, potluck, or birthday celebration, and the kids have given them their seal of approval!
- SLIDERS WITH MEATBALLS (EASY MEATBALL SLIDERS)
You’ll want to attempt this dish whether you’re wanting to feed a large group of people for a big party or event or just to feed the hungry around your dining room table. It’s packed with delicious tastes and is incredibly simple to put together.
- CASSEROLE OF CHEESEBURGERS
Consider all of the ingredients you enjoy in a great cheeseburger, but in a dish, that’s ready to serve in thirty min. This recipe will eventually fill your next cheeseburger desire, from the flavorful meat to the cheesy macaroni and pickle toppings, and the best thing is that your entire family will like it.
- STICKS OF CRESENT MOZZARELLA
It doesn’t get much easier than this when it comes to fast and easy dinners. You’ll have these prepared to eat in no time because they’re made entirely with retail location components. If you and your kids enjoy pizza, add a fun touch to your meal by creating mozzarella sticks before a busy night.
- PIZZA TACOS
Do your kids look forward to taco night? Do they enjoy pizza night as well? Why not treat them to a meal that combines two of their favourite dishes? This unusual take on pizza night is guaranteed to amaze them and make the occasion enjoyable for everyone.
- MACARONI AND CHEESE IN THE INSTANT POT
Macaroni and cheese was always a favourite of mine as a kid. If you’re one of the people that got an Instant Pot as a present this year, you’ll be pleased to learn that you can make your kids’ favourite dish, mac & cheese, in it as well. This recipe takes only 15 minutes to prepare, making it ideal for hectic nights.
- LASAGNA CUPS IN MINIATURE
This quick and easy meal recipe will satisfy your savoury needs while saving you time. These muffin tin lasagnas are loaded with the wonderful layers we love about lasagna but baked in the comfort of a muffin pan.
- PIZZA WITH SLOPPY JOES ON FRENCH BREAD
Sloppy joes are a quick and easy dinner that most children enjoy. This recipe combines the convenience of sloppy joes with the flavour of pizza. This delicious combo will drive your kids crazy!
- SHEPHERD’S PIE MADE FROM SCRATCH
The wonderfully flavorful ground beef stuffing and buttery mashed potato topping will make your family go crazy. If you’re not used to making it yourself, it can seem daunting, but this recipe illustrates that it’s actually fairly simple! This recipe also includes directions for preparing it ahead of time and freezing it for later use.
- BITES OF MACARONI AND CHEESE IN MINIATURE SIZE
Muffin tin recipes are fantastic because your children will love these easy-to-eat “muffins,” and you can make additional batches save more time for future evenings. Simply freeze any leftovers and use them as needed for lunches or dinner in a rush!
- CHILI MAC IN AN INSTANT POT
Why not mix the rich flavours of chilli with the best comfort dish, macaroni and cheese? This meal is also done in the pot, so you can have a nutritious supper on the table in less than 30 minutes. That’s a recipe that could get behind!
- POCKETS WITH HAM AND CHEESE
This is another wonderful pizza pocket variation, but this time with a different filling. The ease with which you can produce this homemade dough will astound both your family and yourself. These cheesy pockets are stuffed with sliced ham and a variety of flavours to satisfy your comfort food cravings. Say goodbye to your pre-made pizza pockets in a box.
- POCKETS OF CHEESY CHICKEN PIZZA
Think about making your own pizza pockets if your kids love them but you don’t want to give them all the admixtures and flavourings that most boxed varieties contain. You’ll have these pockets ready in no time thanks to store-bought pizza dough and shredded rotisserie chicken.
- EMPANADAS WITH CHEESY GROUND BEEF
Compared to retail location pizza pockets, empanadas are a more refined and healthier option. These empanadas are packed with delicious ground beef instead of pizza toppings!
- NUGGETS OF HOT DOG
Corndogs were a childhood favourite of mine, as they were for many other kids. You’ll have them ready in no time thanks to pre-made crescent roll dough and chopped hot dogs. Serve with a dipping sauce of your choice and watch as these nuggets disappear from the platter.
- LEFTOVER CHICKEN QUESADILLAS FOR A QUICK WEEKNIGHT DINNER
Quesadillas are an underappreciated dish! They’re easy to make, delicious, and economical, and they’re suitable for both children and adults. To make the meal easier, this dish uses leftover or store-bought rotisserie chicken, which is paired with our excellent sauce.
- HONEY BBQ CHICKEN FINGERS IN THE OVEN
For years, chicken nuggets and french fries have been a popular dinner option. There’s a reason why kids love this dinner so much: it’s so easy and yet so tasty. These chicken fingers are roasted rather than fried in panko crumbs and have a lot of smokey barbeque flavour.
- CASSEROLE OF UPSIDE-DOWN PIZZA
This delightful recipe combines the cosy contentment of casseroles with the delectable flavours of pizza. Make the pizza casserole the night before to save time and have it ready to bake when you get home from work the next day.
- QUESADILLAS WITH CHEESY GROUND BEEF
Your hectic weeknights are handled with cheesy ground beef quesadillas. Ground beef is mixed with Havarti and strong cheddar cheese before being put into a soft tortilla! In thirty min or less, you can make this child supper!
- POPCORN SHRIMP (EASY)
Make popcorn shrimp for dinner if you’re attempting to break free from the pizza and pasta rut. This delectable finger food meal is full of flavour and has a delicious taste that your kids will appreciate. Not to mention, you may just have all of the supplies on hand!
- TACO SALAD WITH DORITOS
If you tell your children that they are having a salad for dinner, they will most likely flee the table. Tell them this “salad” has Doritos, and they’ll come running back. This amazingly delicious taco salad is brimming with mouthwatering ingredients and a unique texture.