Dinner Tips for Picky Kids – DN.SE


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Russo’s pasta

This super simple and smooth sauce is a favorite of our (and not only!) Put the vegetables you know kids love on the table and let everyone top their pasta dish however they like. The sauce is enough for many!

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Does your child just want to eat things in the form of nuggets?  Then this recipe is for you.


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Asian fish cakes with red curry

An easy fish dish flavored with lemongrass, red curry and lemon. You’ll usually find lemongrass near fresh hot peppers and ginger in the grocery store.

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If you want your salad to look like a classic, blue cheese is an important ingredient.


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salad cup

Rumor has it that the original recipe for Classic American Cobb Salad appeared in a refrigerator cleanup, and we think you can keep looking at this recipe a little bit like that. Take what you want and get it at home!

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Pancakes can be served with both savory and sweet side dishes.


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Satisfy pancakes with shovels

The best way we’ve come up with to make baby-loving pancakes more nutritious is with this super trick – mix cooked red lentils into the batter. There will be no difference in taste, the pancakes will be more crispy and filling for a longer time.

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Brussels Sprouts Bunara

In one of our families, kids ordered “carbonara” meaning they wanted pasta made with egg yolks and Parmesan. If they’re served ham, green soybeans, or sausage slices, they respectfully ignore them—it’s mostly the noodles they want to eat anyway. We’re more than happy to garnish our creamy pasta with Brussels sprouts, roasted hazelnuts, and lemon.

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Read more: How to get food on the dinner table even though kids are hard to please

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