Recipes for Kids: Simple Dinners and Lunchbox Snacks

Frankfurter Soup for Kids

It’s never too early to teach children about food and share the joys of home cooking. Shopping for and preparing the ingredients for a dish can involve all of our senses, talking about the recipe and going through the different steps of preparation helps us relate to each other and to the food we eat. Learning to cook together and sharing a meal with each other can create a much closer relationship with the food we eat. In today’s fast-paced world, it can be an especially rewarding experience when your family manages to carve out some time for a simple dinner — share the fun of making these simple, tasty recipes with your kids.

Potato Mice

Tasty and nutritious potato “rodents” that are fun to make and eat.

Pigs in a Blanket

The German version of the classic hot-dog dish.

Steak Salad

Colorful and nutritious, this salad is a breeze to make.

Gnocchi with little pork meatballs in tomato sauce

A German gnocchi version that’s simple and tasty, and has a short ingredient list.

Stuffed Bell Peppers

Bell peppers are high in vitamin C, and their primary colors look great on a plate.

Fun German Hamburger Variations

Who says we have to eat the same old hamburger? Try these light-hearted and tasty variations.

Little Gourmet Skewers

Skewers are great because they present the meat and vegetables on a simple stick.

German Bologna Sandwiches

This colorful sandwich makes an ideal lunchbox meal or snack for those recesses. It contains valuable protein which makes your muscles strong and gives you the edge during those PE classes.

Pizza Toast

These delicious hot sandwiches are hugely popular in Germany. Easy and quick to prepare, they are the ideal toaster oven meal.

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