Easy recipes for kids

Teach your child some easy recipes and have fun in the process with these savoury and sweet dishes that people of all ages will enjoy.

Easy recipes for kids

Savoury meals to cook with kids

Little pesto and cheese tarts

Little pesto and cheese tarts

Make your own pesto for these tasty little tarts - the pungent basil smell is amazing

Spinach and onion tortilla

Spinach and onion tortilla

Chop up spinach and add to omelettes, pasta sauces or fish pies; it’s a great way to get your child to eat greens.

Marrow madness

Marrow madness

Get your kids involved in the kitchen making this vegetarian marrow recipe, which was a winning dish from Ellie-Mae Warden from Forest Lodge School.

Easy jerk chicken

Easy jerk chicken

This is a quick and easy version of a classic Jamaican dish

Roast loin of lamb with apricot stuffing

Roast loin of lamb with apricot stuffing

This delicious roast lamb dish is easy to prepare, cook and carve

Salmon and pea tagliatelle

Salmon and pea tagliatelle

Try this fresh, healthy salmon pasta dish for a simple supper.

Easy tuna pasta

Easy tuna pasta

This tuna pasta recipe is so easy, you could even make it over a campfire using just one pan.

Quick curried noodles

Quick curried noodles

Noodles are filling and fun, and kids will enjoy making and eating this mildly spicy noodle recipe.

Baguette pizzas

Baguette pizzas

Keep the kids occupied by letting them create their own pizza toppings.

Crispy roast potatoes

Crispy roast potatoes

This recipe shows kids how to get the perfect crisp, brown roast potatoes, great with a traditional roast.

Spuds with spicy beans and salami

Spuds with spicy beans and salami

Kids will have a lot of fun making (and eating) this easy dish.

Sticky honey, tomato and mustard chicken

Sticky honey, tomato and mustard chicken

Honey I've pleased the kids! Honey-drenched tomato and mustard chicken is a surefire winner and suitable for those on a budget.

Easy-peasy fish pie with a shortcrust top

Easy-peasy fish pie with a shortcrust top

This quick and easy fish pie is wonderfully comforting on a cold winter’s night and a perfect speedy mid-week supper solution

Easy-peasy cottage pie

Easy-peasy cottage pie

Make up a batch of our beef ragu recipe, freeze it, and then defrost so you can rustle up this favourite - cottage pie. Easy.

 


Sweet treats to make with kids

Coconut ice

Coconut ice

This coconut ice needs a day to set, so don’t be tempted to eat it beforehand.

Chocolate and rose cookies

Chocolate and rose cookies

If you can’t find rose-flavoured chocolate for this fragrant chocolate cookie recipe, you can add a few drops of rose water instead.

Home-made granola

Home-made granola

When you make home-made granola, try out different combinations of fruit and nuts. It will give you lots of energy to keep you going through the morning.

Banoffee muffins

Banoffee muffins

If you have ever eaten banoffee pie you will know that bananas and toffee are delicious together.

Homemade lemonade

Homemade lemonade

You can use grapefruit instead of lemons to make this delicious and easy to make lemonade

No-bake sticky toffee apple tart

No-bake sticky toffee apple tart

This squidgy concoction is a real winner with children, so expect it to be met with enthusiastic approval.

Chocolate raisin clusters

Chocolate raisin clusters

This chocolate raisin clusters recipe is great fun to make with kids.

Orange and mango smoothie

Orange and mango smoothie

An easy recipe for a healthy orange smoothie – it's full of vitamins and supped equally by kids and adults.

Chocolate-dipped mango and apricot

Chocolate-dipped mango and apricot

Tropical fruits dipped in chocolate make healthy nibbles for kids.

Real blueberry lemonade

Real blueberry lemonade

Kids will love adding the blueberries and watching the colour change when they make this easy lemonade recipe.

Peppermint candy canes

Peppermint candy canes

This kid-friendly recipe makes great sweeties to hang on the tree or to give away as gifts.

Marshmallow and honeycomb sandwiches

Marshmallow and honeycomb sandwiches

Children will love these fun treats packed with marshmallow, raspberries and honeycomb.

Meringue chicks

Meringue chicks

These beautiful Easter chicks are a joy to make and eat. A lovely recipe to make with children.

Oat, apple and cinnamon cookies

Oat, apple and cinnamon cookies

These fruity, oaty cookies will go down a treat with adults and kids alike.

Magic cakes

Magic cakes

These beautiful cakes are easy to prepare - and a lot of fun to make with children.

Lemon and rosemary cakes

Lemon and rosemary cakes

Everyone loves a cupcake and these prettier-than-pretty beauties are made to share.

Chocolate mud cake

Chocolate mud cake

This is the ultimate chocolate cake. Enjoy it best as a dessert or have a sliver with a cup of tea.

 

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