Easy Kids Meals with 6 or Fewer Ingredients

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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 in training cooking lessons.

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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 as needed.

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.

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French Toast

  • 2 eggs
  • 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. Check out our French Toast kids cooking party for more recipes.
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  • Pancake mix
  • 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.
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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 kids meals! More muffin recipes

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  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 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.
**Add blueberries, chocolate chips or other add-ins when mixing batter.

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 both sides.
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Oven Puffy Pancake

1. In 13x9 dish melt 4 Tablespoons butter by placing in a preheating oven.
2. In a bowl, beat together 4 eggs, 1 Cup flour, 1 Cup milk and ¼ teaspoon salt.
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.

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Yogurt Parfait

yogurt parfaitIn 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.
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Egg Casserole (to be prepared the night before)

  • Bread slices or bread torn into pieces
  • Cooked, crumbled bacon, cooked sausage, or ham cut in cubes
  • 8 eggs
  • 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.
egg casserole with vegetables
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