Kid-Friendly Menu for a Playdate
Recipe of the day
Getting the kids fed, and lunches made, before you send them off to school in the morning is a challenge enough for many moms and dads. So, when they invite friends over to play, you want a meal that is healthy, quick and easy — AND that your little picky eater (or eater of everything) will eat.
From Big Red Kitchen
Serve either plain, with cheese, or for added fun, let your kids and friends decorate their own.
Everyone’s favorite, now in a roll format. You can also experiment with different cheeses, substitute pesto for tomato sauce, or even try some toppings inside.
A healthier alternative to breaded and fried chicken fingers.
The addition of beets turns regular hummus into a purple treat for lunch. Plus, your child and friend will love helping you make this. Perfect to serve with baby carrots, celery sticks, green beans or bell pepper wedges.
From Buns In My Oven
A healthy treat that you can serve sweet, with chocolate chips, or personalize with your favorite fruit, nut or chocolate combination.
You can also try dipping apple slices in other nut butters or cereals.
From Baking Bites
Eating fruit becomes fun when chunks are threaded onto skewers and served with this lightly sweetened yogurt dip.
Baking apples with a touch of maple syrup yields an applesauce-like treat. Try varieties like Cortlands or MacIntosh in this recipe.
From Night Baking
Making bite sized brownies into little dominos, complete with frosting, makes eating dessert fun!
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