Celebrate the end of winter with one of these easy and delicious spring dinners!
In this recipe, half the marinade is used to flavor the meat and vegetables. The other half is whisked with peanut butter to create a tasty dipping sauce -- a fun job that kids can lend a hand with.
Celebrate spring with this riot of color, served warm or cold.
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.
Teriyaki sauce lends the meat in this recipe a sweet yet savory flavor. It's also a key ingredient in the dressing for the Asian slaw.
A sweet glaze of soy sauce, sake, and the Japanese cooking wine mirin coats these tender chunks of chicken. Thigh meat is preferable because it stands up better to high-heat grilling.
Set out this seasoned grilled chicken, tortillas, and assorted toppings and let guests build their own fajitas.
Breaded, grilled chicken strips are a great choice for finicky eaters when they can use their favorite dipping sauce.
In a well-made chopped salad, every bite is a confetti-burst of flavor. To achieve that here, we've combined equal-size bits of crisp, colorful vegetables -- a feature that also makes it easy for kids to eat.
Corn bread croutons add a kid-friendly, Southern spin to this classic salad -- a great addition to a picnic potluck.
Satay is an excellent dish for introducing kids to the flavors of the East. These skewers of grilled marinated beef and the spicy-sweet peanut dipping sauce have kid appeal from every angle.
Chicken strips marinated in Italian vinaigrette are the key ingredient in this light and tangy main-dish salad.
Four simple but flavorful ingredients bring out the best in shrimp, and all in a matter of minutes. Serve the skewers with grilled asparagus and orzo for a light, fresh, healthful Italian meal.
These Moroccan Chicken Kebobs are prepared with a dry rub that deliciously combines cinnamon and cloves.
Don't let this dish's distant origins fool you -- the classic flavors of North Africa are probably already in your spice cabinet.
Combine high-protein quinoa with fresh fruit, crunchy nuts, and a light citrusy dressing for a healthy picnic side dish.
This delicious salad is a cinch to make, especially when you use white beans that you've already prepared.
This cabbage-and-carrot slaw is dressed with an Asian-inspired blend of rice vinegar, sesame oil, and soy sauce.
With one simple sauce, you can prepare two dishes: savory beef slices threaded onto skewers and grilled to perfection, and a light, peanutty noodle side dish.
This family favorite requires a two-step process, but it goes fast. First you grill the vegetables and shrimp, and then you use them to prepare the quesadillas and a quick batch of salsa.
When served with this simple dip, sugar snaps are an enticing side dish for kids.
The surprise nestled inside these lemon-dill fish packets is a pair of shrimp.
Not only are these tamales, based on an Ecuadoran recipe, delicious, but assembling them is fun for the whole family.
Grilled chicken and tropical fruits seasoned with a citrusy curry sauce give this colorful salad plenty of kid appeal.
This Hawaiian dessert salad is both tasty and healthy, and each diner can customize his or her own salad with a sprinkle of grated coconut, chopped macadamia nuts and/or chocolate chips.
Switch your child's usual sandwich for this delicious lunch dip.
It's fun for kids to nibble these tender meatballs straight from the skewer or slide them off and wrap them in Boston or Bibb lettuce leaves along with slivers of cucumber, shredded carrots, and sprigs of fresh cilantro or mint.
This flavor-rich dinner is a cinch to make, especially when you use white beans that you've already prepared.
Grilled Pork Tenderloin & Asparagus with Peanut Dipping Sauce
Asparagus Salad with Sweet Pepper Confetti
The Best Homemade Meatballs
Beef Kebabs with Grilled Asian Slaw
Japanese Chicken Yakitori
Chicken Fajitas with Spice Rub
Chicken Fingers on a Stick
Chop Chop Salad
Corn Bread Cobb Salad
Indonesian Beef Satay With Peanut Sauce
Italian Chicken Salad
Italian Shrimp & Rosemary Spiedini
Moroccan Chicken Kebobs
Moroccan Lamb & Apricot Kebobs
Quinoa Salad with Apples and Almonds
Sesame Bean-and-Pasta Salad
Teriyaki Beef with Peanutty Noodles
Shrimp Quesadillas with Grill-Your-Own Salsa
Sugar Snaps with Honey-Mustard Dip
Tamales Made Easy
Thai Chicken, Mango & Pineapple Salad
Tropical Fruit Toss
Very Veggie Dip
Vietnamese Grilled Pork Meatballs
White Bean and Sausage Sauté