Tasty recipes, from healthy salads to savory soups, that are perfect for busy families.
This Saturday-night treat is quick to cook. All you need for sides are buttered egg noodles and salad or green beans.
These savory turnovers are easy for kids to assemble and even easier for them to eat.
Easy to make and customize, these tasty treats are perfect any time of day. Kids love these roll-ups because they're tasty, and parents love them because they're nutritious.
This delicious chicken dish has a sweet irresistible flavor.
Like tacos, only neater to eat, taquitos have plenty of kid appeal and make a quick and satisfying lunch or dinner.
Sautéing chicken is easy, quick, and limited only by your imagination.
These delicious calzones are just like a folded over pizza. You have the delicious crust all the way around, and in the center is the delectable cheese, sauce, and other fillings of your choice.
This skillet lasagna recipe is quick to assemble and even easier to disassemble and enjoy.
This is a quick one-pot soup, which is very easy to put together.
Kids love these pizza-topped skins because they end up with two of their favorite dishes: mashed potatoes one day, potato skins the next.
A great way to introduce kids to international food.
Tender beef and a sesame hoisin sauce make a winning combination.
Here's a colorful salad packed with a variety of flavors and textures that kids find fun and tasty.
Boneless grilled chicken and homemade teriyaki sauce make a delicious combination in this recipe.
This comforting recipe, fortified with cream and chicken, is a flavorful alternative to a basic mushroom soup.
A spicy Middle Eastern chickpea fritter, falafel can be served warm or as a nutritious sandwich filler.
An absolutely scrumptious ground turkey dish that's simple to make -- even picky eaters will love it.
Instead of being deep-fried, these flaky, golden fish filets are coated with crackers and panfried in a small amount of canola oil.
This turkey chili gets rave reviews from kids.
This twist on a classic recipe takes the mess out of dishing up lasagna because it's prepared in individual serving sizes. And it freezes nicely, so you can make it well in advance if you know you'll be pressed for time on potluck day.
This flavor-packed Japanese meal is a cinch to make when you use chicken cutlets that you've already prepared.
How do you give vegetables an extra dose of kid appeal? Start with bell peppers, fill them with seasoned beef and rice, and top them off with sauce and cheese.
Meatballs are a great base for quick and easy dinners on busy evenings, and a three-meat combo gives these morsels great flavor and texture.
This recipe -- which features the high points of pizza with more flavor and less expense -- may not let you down.
Many tetrazzini recipes require that you use every pot, pan, and chopping board in the house -- but not this one.
This delicious salad is a cinch to make, especially when you use white beans that you've already prepared.
The green beans in this classic Chinese dish take on the flavors of ginger, chili, and garlic. And the spice is just right -- not too hot for most kids but a bit of a kick for Mom and Dad.
The flavor of the freshly roasted tomatoes in this soup makes it so much tastier than store-bought.
Turn a favorite meal, lasagna, into a soup with this tomato-y broth, brimming with sausage, pasta, and cheese.
Penne with a basic Alfredo sauce for the kids can be easily dressed up with smoked trout or salmon for the grown-ups, resulting in a savory blend sophisticated enough to serve to company.
These odd-looking but tasty treats are an ingenious combination of two toddler favorites: hot dogs and spaghetti.
Simple and fun to make, these fish sticks are bound to become one of your family's favorite quick dinners. We used fillet of sole, but grouper and cod also work well.
Chicken strips marinated in Italian vinaigrette are the key ingredient in this light and tangy main-dish salad.
Few pork recipes are as easy and tasty as this New England-style dish. If you can't find pork loin cutlets in your supermarket, you can use thin boneless pork chops instead. Mashed potatoes and steamed vegetables or a tossed salad will round out the meal.
Noodles are a traditional food for Chinese New Year: their length symbolizes longevity.
Baby carrots and sugar snap peas give this simplified primavera plenty of kid appeal, but if your family prefers other fresh vegetables, such as asparagus, green beans, or zucchini, they'll work well too.
Here's a delicious Tex-Mex spin on tostadas made with marinated grilled chicken.
Ham and Cheese Empanadas
Apricot Chicken Drumsticks
Hawaiian Skillet Chicken
Helen's One-Skillet Lasagna
Cheese Tortellini Soup with Cannelloni
Cheesy Potato Skin Pizza
Couscous Salad with Turkey
Creamy Mushroom and Chicken Soup
Quick Turkey Chili
Japanese Chicken-and-Egg Rice Bowl
Stuffed Bell Peppers
The Best Homemade Meatballs
Quick Corn Bread Deep-Dish Pizza
Kathy's Three-step Tetrazzini
Sesame Bean-and-Pasta Salad
Spicy Green Beans with Pork
Roasted Tomato Soup
Penne Alfredo with Smoked Trout
Italian Chicken Salad
Maple-glazed Pork with Apples
Pasta Primavera with Shrimp
Grilled Chicken Tostadas