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Making Memories: Our 13 Favorite Kid-Friendly Meals

By: Beth Ann Morley, editor for

Southwest Grilled Cheese and Bologna Sandwich"Sit down and eat your dinner" is a common phrase that many parents constantly repeat over and over and over again. If you have a picky-eater on your hands, you might say this phrase a dozen times during one meal. But don't worry, we have your solution.

Our 13 Favorite Kid-Friendly Meals will delight your children, and they'll love the food so much that you won't hear a peep from them as they scarf down their dinner. You'll be thrilled when you see that, as the kids leave the kitchen table, their plates are scapped clean. These kid-friendly meals are perfect for busy families on the run. You definitely won't be making multiple entrées because these gluten free dinner dishes will satisfy both kids and adults.  The best news is that all of these delicious dinners are gluten free.

In this compilation, you'll find delicious chicken recipes for kids, pizza recipes, and other family-favorite dinner ideas. Make these 13 Favorite Kid-Friendly Meals, and you'll notice that dinner time becomes much more enjoyable for everyone involved.  


Kid-Friendly Foods

Making Memories: Our 13 Favorite Kid-Friendly Meals

Table of Contents

Chicken Recipes for Kids

Gluten Free Pizza Recipes

Other Family Dinner Ideas


If you like these kid-friendly meals, then you'll love these 12 Gluten Free Dinners. 


Crispy Chicken FingersChicken Recipes for Kids

Chicken fingers, chicken strips, and chicken nuggets are classic kid-friendly meals.  You can't go wrong with these chicken recipes, and your whole family will go crazy for these delicious dinners. 

1. Tropical Twist Chicken Strips

2. Chicken Nuggets and Fries

3. Crispy Chicken Fingers

4. Hobo Chicken Foil Dinners




10-Minute Pizza Pan BreadGluten Free Pizza Recipes

It takes a lot of searching to find someone who doesn't love pizza.  After making these amazing pizza recipes, your kids will be begging you to make them again and again. 

1. Loaded Mini Pizza Bites

2. 10-Minute Pizza Pan Bread

3. Secret Ingredient Pepperoni Pizza Casserole





Adult-Approved Mac and CheeseOther Family Dinner Ideas

We couldn't leave out these awesome kid-friendly meals.  Between mac and cheese, corn dogs, and grilled cheese, your kids won't have any reason to complain when you make these family-favorite dishes.

1. Ultimate Mozzarella Sticks

2. Mini Corn Dog Bites

3. Adult-Approved Mac and Cheese

4. Homemade Ramen Noodle Soup

5. Southwest Grilled Cheese and Bologna Sandwich

6. Weeknight Sloppy Joe Tater Tot Casserole


Want even more family recipes? Here are 7 Gluten Free Kid-Friendly Recipes that Everyone will Love!


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