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Kid (and Hubby) Friendly Recipes

If you have kids and a husband who turn up their nose at "healthy" food, then here are some recipes that they're sure to like Just don't tell anyone it's good for them!

(16 Recipes) Created by CHRIS2365

Recipes in this Collection

Very Good 4.8/5
(21 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: You gotta have popcorn for family movie night, right?

Submitted by LRONNE

Carbs: 12.6g | Fat: 0.7g | Fiber: 2.4g | Protein: 1.9g | Calories: 61.6
Sweet & Crispy Apple Chips
Very Good 4.0/5
(85 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Well, of course I had to include this recipe, I made it up! Follow the instructions exactly and you and your family will enjoy the tasty results.

Submitted by CHRIS2365

Carbs: 11g | Fat: 0.3g | Fiber: 2g | Protein: 0.1g | Calories: 42.4
Applesauce Oatmeal Muffins
Very Good 4.3/5
(2567 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: My husband, in particular, loves these muffins. I bake up a big batch and freeze them in Zip-loc bags. Nuke at medium in the microwave for 40 seconds, topped with a thin smear of peanut butter? Yummmy after-school snack!

Submitted by JOJOMKE

Carbs: 23.6g | Fat: 0.5g | Fiber: 1.7g | Protein: 3g | Calories: 93.2
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Very Good 4.3/5
(3 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: If you have kids who freak at the sight of anything green, you may want to omit the parsley and basil.

Submitted by JENNIFFRM

Carbs: 5g | Fat: 8.1g | Fiber: 0.5g | Protein: 26g | Calories: 195.8
Very Good 4.0/5
(1 rating)

Cookbook creator says: It's an event anytime that I make pancakes (kind of rare), so I usually reserve something fun like this for a "breakfast for dinner" occasion. Add turkey sausage and a glass of milk and everyone's happy!

Submitted by GWYNNEVERE.

Carbs: 37.8g | Fat: 4.3g | Fiber: 6.5g | Protein: 11.3g | Calories: 225.2
Good 3.4/5
(5 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: OK, I'll be honest. Hubby, younger son and I get the full version with peppers and onion, but my 6-year old gets the stripped down chicken/cheese version. But really, I could give them quesadillas for lunch 4 days a week and they'd be thrilled.

Submitted by SKINNYLUPE22

Carbs: 7.1g | Fat: 16.4g | Fiber: 4.2g | Protein: 8.2g | Calories: 190.9
Very Good 4.6/5
(11 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: I'm sure my husband would marry me all over again if I'd make him cinnamon rolls on a regular basis!

Carbs: 32.8g | Fat: 5.8g | Fiber: 1.1g | Protein: 2.5g | Calories: 138.1
Very Good 4.2/5
(11 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Hey, if you save those little pie tins from prepackaged pot pies for these, the kids love them even more!

Submitted by ~KARA~

Carbs: 26.5g | Fat: 3.3g | Fiber: 4.2g | Protein: 11.4g | Calories: 172.5
Grape Salad
Incredible! 5.0/5
(10 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: I wouldn't call it a side dish! Serve it in little sundae dishes, add a cherry on top and tell the kids it's dessert!

Submitted by MEP548

Carbs: 26.9g | Fat: 9.8g | Fiber: 1.5g | Protein: 3.1g | Calories: 196.6
Very Good 4.6/5
(28 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Everyone at my home loves meatloaf. Done in muffin cups just makes it that much better for the kids - they love unique presentations like this.

Submitted by BOINGO

Carbs: 11.4g | Fat: 4.4g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 12.8g | Calories: 138.3
Very Good 4.9/5
(8 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Cheese? Ham? Chicken? What's not to love? I sub a different kind of cheese (hate Swiss), but other than that, this is a fun little recipe for a special dinner.

Submitted by MYKIDSMOMMA

Carbs: 11.7g | Fat: 4.6g | Fiber: 0.5g | Protein: 32.7g | Calories: 224.1
Very Good 4.0/5
(4 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: I would be lost without chicken, it's a staple in our house at least two nights a week. Here's a nice way to prepare that's tasty, but doesn't freak out your picky eaters.


Carbs: 5.9g | Fat: 5.1g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 26.6g | Calories: 179.3
Very Good 4.3/5
(36 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: I use the pizza sauce in a squeeze jar and top with a couple of slices of turkey pepperoni too - pizza for breakfast, lunch or a snack - yum!


Carbs: 24.5g | Fat: 4.3g | Fiber: 8.5g | Protein: 13.9g | Calories: 165
(no ratings)

Cookbook creator says: I love the idea of this. Kids think it's a treat but it's healthier than most breakfasts with a whole lotta fiber!

Submitted by CHRIS2365

Carbs: 18.3g | Fat: 1g | Fiber: 4.9g | Protein: 3.8g | Calories: 77
Very Good 4.0/5
(48 ratings)

Half of the beans are finely chopped to give the filling a thick, creamy consistency. This dish can be made up to 8 hours in advance and chilled; just bring it back to room temperature before baking.

Carbs: 80.1g | Fat: 12.5g | Fiber: 16.2g | Protein: 25.3g | Calories: 519.6
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