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10 of the best kid-friendly dinners

chicken and pesto pull apart sliders

Healthier dinner recipes the kids will love

Serve up a dinner the kids will love and say goodbye to fussy eaters with these easy-to-make, family-friendly recipes. Take the stress out of meal time with these tasty dinner ideas loaded with veggies. All of these recipes are nutritionally approved for kids, but are bound to be a hit with the whole family.

cheesy tomato rice


Cheesy tomato rice

Give a comforting classic a healthier twist with this magnificent tomato rice recipe. It’s packed with spinach and topped with fresh tomatoes and creamy bocconcini. The little ones will be asking for this one time and time again.

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beef and veg pide


Kids' beef & Veg pide

Golden pide baked with minced beef, shredded veggies and spices. Try these brilliant pide boats topped with fresh tomato, spinach and yoghurt for an easy dinner the whole family will enjoy.

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chicken pesto pull apart sliders


Chicken & pesto pull-apart sliders

Kids love eating with their hands and these chicken pesto pull apart sliders are no exception. Serve up these delightful mini burgers for a healthier homemade burger night.

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rainbow pizzas


Healthier rainbow pizzas

If there was ever a sure-fire way to get kids excited about dinner time, it would be to make it colourful and fun. These bright and bold healthier rainbow pizzas are sure to do exactly that. You could even encourage kids to make their own fun designs using a rainbow of colours.

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pumpkin mac and cheese


Pumpkin mac and cheese

Perfect for when you’re short on time but want to give the kids a yummy and nutritionally balanced meal. This mac and cheese recipe with a cheesy pumpkin sauce, spinach and parsley is ready in just 15 minutes and the kids are sure to love it.

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kids chicken noodle soup


Kids' chicken noodle soup

With succulent shredded chicken, rice noodles, carrot and celery, this scrumptious soup is filled with so much good stuff. Why not try serving this soup in flasks and eating it in the backyard for a fun family camping night.

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chicken fried rice


Chicken fried rice

Made with brown rice and chicken breast, loaded with veggies and flavour, this healthier fried rice recipe is every bit as tasty as it looks. Double the ingredient quantities to make this fantastic fried rice for a family of four.

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mini pineapple cauliflower pizza


Mini pineapple cauliflower pizzas

Make these perfect mini pizzas from scratch for a fun family pizza night in. The pizza bases are made with cauliflower and are covered in pineapple, zucchini and melted cheese – the kids won’t even realise they’re eating so many veggies!

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baked chicken and cheese meatballs


Baked chicken & cheese meatballs

These easy, cheesy, homemade chicken meatballs are a great healthier alternative to spaghetti bolognese and will become a new family favourite dinner. They’re baked in a veggie-filled passata, loaded with carrot and zucchini spaghetti – the little ones will love scooping up every last bit of sauce.

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homemade chicken schnitzel and salad


Homemade chicken schnitzel & salad

Chicken schnitzel never looked so good. This nutritionally approved schnitzel has extra crunch and flavour from the cheesy breadcrumb coating. Plus, the rainbow ribbon salad with carrot, cucumber, tomato, watermelon and herbs is full of freshness. Top it all off with a dollop of ricotta and there you have it, a winner of a family meal.

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