10 Real Food Kid Approved Dinner Ideas

Are you looking for real food dinners that your kids will love? With the New Year many of us are trying to eat healthier meals with real ingredients.  In this post you will find 10 Real Food Kid Approved Dinner Ideas that are sure to please the whole family.

10 Real Food Kid Approved Dinner Ideas | dinner ideas with kids

Dinner Ideas With Kids

1. Homemade Nachos

These are super easy to make and it makes the whole family happy.   One of the best things about this easy dinner is that it doesn’t require a ton of ingredients and it’s so simple to put together.

Easy Nacho Recipe

2. Pita Pizza

This recipe is the perfect quick dinner the whole family will love.  They are super easy to assemble and they are perfect for the next day’s office or school lunch.

Easy Pizza PIta Recipe

3. Baked Coconut Chicken

These baked coconut chicken tenders are so good the kids won’t even notice they aren’t fried!  The best part is you can double this recipe and put the leftovers inside your kid’s lunchbox (or take them to work yourself).

Baked Coconut Chicken

4. Pizza Pasta Salad

This pizza pasta salad recipe is the perfect quick dinner and school lunch.  You can assemble this meal in minutes and it’s completely customizable.  Win-Win!

Easy Pizza Pasta Salad

5. Copycat Chick Fil A nuggets

This is definitely a recipe that the whole family will enjoy.  Not only is it delicious, it is also gluten and grain free! So you won’t feel so bad when you are eating these delicious nuggets.

Copycat Chick-fil-A Nuggets

6. Healthy Spaghetti-ABC-O’s

This is a super simple and delicious recipe.  Once you make a batch of these ABC Os, you’ll never go back and buy the canned stuff! YUCK-O!

Healthy Spaghetti Os

7. Spaghetti Bolognese

This might be the best spaghetti bolognese recipe you’ll ever make. This classic meal is one where I don’t get any complaints!  I also love this recipe because it’s easy to put together and I have most of the ingredients in my pantry already.

Spaghetti Bolognese

8. Easiest Taco Night Ever

Do you love taco night but hate being the last one to sit down with a cold taco on hand?  This recipe is seriously so easy and you will have the tacos ready in no time!

Easiest Taco Night Ever!

9. Cobb Salad Pizza

This pizza is for the topping-lover in all of us. Sweet, salty and the unexpected is all that forms this pizza. Don’t worry, the crust is so amazing you’ll begin stealing someone else’s.

Cobb Salad PIzza

10. Burrito Bowls

What’s better than going out to a restaurant? Making these easy burrito bowls! This recipe is one way to eat Chipotle at home anytime you want. And, it’s one easy dinner idea your family is going to love and want more of.

Burrito Bowls


There you have it.  10 recipes made with real food that the kids will love!

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About MOMables - Laura

Mom to 3 awesome people and MOMables CEO. I work hard in my kitchen so you don't have to. I'm obsessed with tacos and coffee -not always in that order.