Kid Friendly Recipes

Close-up or mini pies for pi day

Recipe for Apple and Cherry Mini Pies for Pi Day

Serve up a yummy slice of math on March 14. That’s officially Pi Day (3/14 – aka 3.14159 … )! Celebrate with these apple- and cherry- flavored mini pies for Pi Day.
Close-up of a slow-cooked corned beef dinner

Kid-Friendly Irish Recipes for Irish American Month

Make the most of March (or any month!) with these kid-friendly Irish recipes for your family – including Irish pancakes, slow-cooked corn beef and more.
A Sloppy Josephine on a plate with pickle chips

Sloppy Josephines Recipe From Family Vegetarian Cookbook

This veggie twist on a classic kid favorite recipe hails from mom cook Sarah Matheny's recipe book, 'More Peas, Thank You.' Try Sloppy Josephines yourself!
Baked Ricotta super bowl dip

Super Bowl Dips for the Big Game

From savory to sweet, these Super Bowl dips will satisfy any craving your guests might have. Try one of these recipes, which are fast (and easy!) to make for the main event.
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Homemade Hot Chocolate Recipes for Families

Go beyond basics with these homemade hot chocolate recipes – some to drink and some to eat – to warm up during southeast Michigan's chilly winters.
beet hummus collard wraps on a blue plate

Beet Hummus Collard Wraps Vegan Recipe

These beet hummus collard wraps from the 'But My Family Would Never Eat Vegan!' cookbook by Kristy Turner are healthy, vegan and totally delicious.
Lots of glasses filled with fruit and colorful straws

3 Kid-Friendly New Year’s Eve Drinks

Be a mocktail mixologist and whip up one of our three recipes. These kid-friendly New Year's Eve drinks are prime to enjoy during the holiday season and beyond.
cravings: hungry for more everything bagel cream cheese breakfast bake recipe

Cravings: Hungry For More Everything Bagel Cream Cheese Breakfast Bake Recipe

Is this show-stopping morning meal from Chrissy Teigen's latest cookbook 'Cravings: Hungry for More' worth the effort? Uh, hell yeah it is.
Cookies on a teal plate on a brown table

Cookie Exchange Recipe Ideas

Looking for special cookie exchange recipe ideas for the holidays? We've got them! Try a stained glass cookie recipe, coconut clouds recipe and more.
Gingerbread cookies spread on a table with a christmas tree in the background

Christmas Cookie Overload

Metro Parent's editor-in-chief-talks the number of cookies she makes every holiday season and explains how they inspired this month's cover story.
Potato Pancakes, Latkes with Sour Cream and Chives

Diverse Holiday Treat Ideas for Families to Make Together

Looking for fun and delicious ways to celebrate Christmas, Divali, Hanukkah or Kwanzaa? Try out these holiday treat ideas with your kids.
Vegan pot pies on a wooden cutting board on a white background

Vegan-Friendly Vegetarian Holiday Recipes for Families

Feeling like going the green route for the holidays? We've got you covered with vegetarian holiday recipes that are suitable for vegan eaters, too.