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Kid Foodology

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The study of food that makes kids — and their parents — smile. Parents may be superheroes, but for some, mealtime can be their kryptonite. The antidote? Start by perusing this ultimate resource to help you break down your family’s mealtime challenges and find solutions vetted and approved by real kids — or foodologists, if you will.

Putting Kid-Approved to the Test

Are kids “picky,” or do they just have good taste? With the help of a panel of foodology experts — real kids — judging these tasty creations, we’re taking a big bite out of what “Top-Rated by Kids” really means and putting their criteria to the test.

Winning Recipe

Mini Pizza Finger Foods

Customize this winning mini pizza recipe by adding a variety of toppings you’d like your kids to try; arrange them in cute faces for maximum effect!

“I liked that the pizza had different things that I’ve never tried…and it’s really cute.”
- Dakota
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Winning Recipe

Dijon Chicken Sheet Pan

This quick and well rounded meal of protein, starch, and veggies comes together in 30 minutes with only one pan!

“I really liked the sauce and the chicken. It had a good texture as well. You pulled it off!”
- Isaiah
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Winning Recipe

Chicken Parm For Everyone

This crunchy and flavorful take on the classic Chicken Parmesan comes alive with a side of baked root vegetables cut out into heart shapes.

“It’s very crispy and cheesy; I like this one because of the potato hearts!”
- Nia
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Put Kid Foodology
to the Test

We’re giving kids the credit they deserve when it comes to food — it’s not all about chicken nuggies if you empower them with the foundations and options they need to make better-for-them choices. Click through to browse 32 recipes to help your own little one enjoy mealtimes.

Kid Comida: Hacking the Kitchen

From whisking to pouring to choosing the right ingredient, pique their curiosity about the meal you’re sharing by giving your kids the opportunity to be part of its preparation. Browse these videos for kid-friendly but foundational kitchen know-how!