Side Dishes for Kids that the Whole Family Will Love

It can be hard to make a meal everyone can enjoy. These delicious side dishes for kids are kid friendly, but still appealing to the whole family. From EatingRichly.com

It can be hard to make a meal everyone can enjoy. These delicious side dishes for kids are kid friendly, but still appealing to the whole family. Plus they’re simple enough that your kids can help make them, which means they’re more likely to eat them without complaint!

Side Dishes For Kids (That the Whole Family Will Love)

Spring Side Dishes for Kids

Healthy Mac and Cheese

side dishes for kids (that the whole family will love)

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with this fun green twist on your kids’ favorite dish.  They might notice you slipping vegetables into the cheese – but once they taste it, they won’t care.

Italian Ham Pasta Salad

side dishes for kids (that the whole family will love)

Even the pickiest eaters will find something to love in this salad, and the adults at the table will likely sneak a second scoop. The fresh veggies hint that summer is just around the corner.

Spiralized Potato Gratin

side dishes for kids (that the whole family will love)

This cheesy potato dish will put a smile on everyone’s faces. And the kids will love spiralizing the potatoes them selves!

Whole Wheat Drop Biscuits

side dishes for kids (that your whole family will love)

You and your kids will love these delicious, nutritious biscuits. Perfect for serving with soups or stews when spring weather is still cold.

Summer Side Dishes for Kids

Red, White, and Blue Fruit Salad

side dishes for kids (that your whole family will love)

This patriotic salad is an easy side dish for holidays and picnics throughout the summer.

Potato Salad with Eggs

side dishes for kids (that the whole family will love)

It wouldn’t be summer without potato salad, and this delicious dish will be a hit at picnics, barbecues, and family dinners all season long.

Veggie Flatbread Appetizer

side dishes for kids (that the whole family will love)

This is more than just a side dish for your kids – it is a vegetable extravaganza everyone will want on their plate.  Make them all alike, or have your kids help customize their own.

Vegetarian Crockpot Baked Beans

side dishes for kids (that the whole family will love)

No barbecue is complete without some baked beans, and your kids will love this vegetarian side dish. You’ll love that they’re actually eating some protein!

Fall Side Dishes for Kids

Butternut Squash Latke

side dishes for kids (that the whole family will love)

With fall comes squash.  Your kids may think they don’t like squash, but wait until they try these delicious butternut latkes.

Healthy Coconut Ginger Sweet Potato Casserole

side dishes for kids (that your whole family will love)

Thanksgiving can be tough – all those new foods your kids have decided they don’t like – but convince them to try a few bites of this casserole and you’ll have to fight them for the last spoonful!

Tuna Broccoli Carrot Fritters

side dishes for kids (that the whole family will love)

These fun fritters are easy to get kids to eat, especially if you call them dinner pancakes!

Baked Broccoli Bites

side dishes for kids (that the whole family will love)

Add some cheese, breadcrumbs, and ranch, and even your pickiest eaters will be begging for broccoli!

Winter Side Dishes for Kids

Cheesy Garlic Mashed Potatoes

side dishes for kids (that the whole family will love)

Cheese and garlic elevate this side dish to a new level of yum.

Homemade Cranberry Applesauce

side dishes for kids (that your whole family will love)

Cranberries are a kid-friendly holiday staple, and applesauce is always a hit. This recipe makes enough to can some to eat throughout the year.

Broccoli Mac and Cheese Bites

side dishes for kids (that the whole family will love)

Broccoli might be a tough sell – until you add it to your kids’ favorite dish.  Now they might be willing to give it a try – and another try, and another try…

Paleo Sweet Potato Hash

side dishes for kids (that your whole family will love)

This fun, nutritious dish makes a great side for any meal! Our kids love it on the side of poached eggs, which they then pop to run into the hash for fun deliciousness.

No more does dinnertime have to be a battle.  Instead, pull out one of these recipes, and watch your family drool in expectation.  Enjoy!

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