These 6 or fewer easy kids meals were composed with the chef in
training age group in mind. To help them continuously learn and
practice after the chef
training cooking lessons.
Planned Kids Cooking Curriculum
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These recipes are also great for quick easy meal ideas that your
kids can help with. As stated before these recipes were composed
with 7-11 year olds in mind so you may adjust the recipe directions
For example, older kids can do the cooking where as younger age
groups will not be cooking and do not have the attention span for
some recipes. They will do better when given small tasks and helping
you create the recipe.
See this post as well for more Breakfast Ideas
Easy Kids Meals-Easy Breakfast Recipes
1/2 Cup milk
1 teaspoon cinnamon
4 slices bread
Adult should preheat griddle or skillet. Have child mix together
eggs and milk in flat dish or pie plate. Sprinkle with cinnamon and
stir. Dip both sides of bread slices in egg mixture and put on
skillet. Adult should cook.
1/2 Cup applesauce
Have child mix pancake mix in mixing bowl according to directions.
Add in applesauce. Child can pour onto hot griddle with adults
supervision. Adult should cook.
Try a muffin mix with child reading and mixing. Adult cooking. Many
muffin mixes, depending on the brand, can be made into waffle
batter. Just add a little, ¼ Cup or less, liquid either water or
milk to the batter. Then cook in a waffle iron. How is that for easy
2 Tablespoons butter
1 Cup milk
1 Cup flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
Melt butter in microwave. Brush sides and bottoms of a muffin pan
with melted butter. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In bowl add eggs,
milk, flour, and salt. Stir with a whisk or spoon until well
blended. Fill muffin tins halfway. Bake 30 minutes. Remove muffins
and prick with a fork.
Eggs in a Nest
With a biscuit cutter, have child cut a circle in a slice of bread.
In skillet, melt 1 Tablespoon butter. Add the bread to the hot
skillet. Have adult (or a child can with supervision) break the egg
into the hole in the bread. Let cook until egg is done cooking on
Oven Puffy Pancake
1. In 13x9 dish melt 4 Tablespoons butter by placing in a preheating
2. In a bowl, beat together 4 eggs, 1 Cup flour, 1 Cup milk and ¼
3. Pour mixture into baking dish over the melted butter.
4. Adult should bake in the oven at 400 degrees for 25 minutes until
puffy and golden brown.
5. Sprinkle with powdered sugar and top with sliced or cut up fruit.
In tall glass (so you can see the layered effect) layer the
following ingredients in order.
Flavored yogurt of choice
Granola or dry cereal
Sliced or cut up fruit of choice
Layer on top of each other until glass is full.
Egg Casserole (to be prepared the night
Bread slices or bread torn into pieces
Cooked, crumbled bacon, cooked sausage, or ham cut in cubes
1/2 Cup milk
1 1/2 Cup shredded cheddar cheese
chopped peppers, broccoli other vegetables- optional
In 13x9 greased dish, place bread to cover bottom of pan. In a bowl,
beat together eggs and milk. Stir in cheese. Pour eggs over bread.
Sprinkle top with ham, bacon or sausage whichever you are using.
Cover with plastic wrap and store in the refrigerator overnight.
Adult should bake 350 degrees for 40-50 minutes until knife inserted
in middle comes out clean.