5 Kid-Friendly Dishes Your Kids are Going to Love this Thanksgiving

5 Kid-Friendly Dishes Your Kids are Going to Love this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time we gather with friends and family to reflect on all we have to be thankful for. This usually means there's going to be a kid or two attending Thanksgiving dinner. Some parents skate through life without a picky eater, but the rest of us aren't so lucky. Try out a few of these recipes that your kids are going to devour this holiday season!

Kid-friendly Thanksgiving recipes to try

Homemade Mac & Cheese

A kids classic is a creamy mac and cheese. Try out this easy homemade recipe that your picky eaters will love! All you'll need is:

  • Noodles
  • Butter
  • Flour
  • Salt
  • Black Pepper
  • Milk
  • Half and half
  • Freshly grated cheese

Cornbread Stuffing

One thing that many kids turn up their noses to is stuffing. Instead of making the traditional, take a stab at this delicious cornbread stuffing instead! Plus, it's a great way to slip in a few hidden veggies. A few key ingredients are going to be:

  • Day old cornbread
  • Sweet Italian sausage
  • Onions
  • Celery
  • Toasted pecans

Buttermilk Ranch Rolls

Every parent know that the sure-fire way to get kids to eat anything is by smothering it in Ranch. If you're worried that your kids are going to skip the dinner rolls, you might want to try out this recipe instead. All you'll need is:

  • Water
  • Buttermilk
  • Instant yeast
  • Butter
  • Sugar 
  • Salt
  • All-purpose flour
  • Dry Ranch dressing seasoning

Cheesy Potatoes

Another fix all for kids' dinner is cheese. In addition to your delicious, hand-mashed potatoes, whip up an easy, make-ahead-of-time dish of cheesy potatoes that kids are going to love. All you'll need for this recipe is:

  • Butter
  • Onions
  • Heavy cream
  • Flour
  • Diced potatoes
  • Grated gruyere cheese
  • Salt and pepper
  • Olive oil
  • Chicken broth

Maple-Glazed Carrots and Parsnips

Veggies are a tough one to trick a picky kiddo. Instead of simply roasting your root vegetables, add this delectable maple glaze into the mix that kids and adults alike will eat up! All you'll need for this recipe is:

  • Carrots and parsnips
  • Pure maple syrup
  • Water
  • Balsamic vinegar
  • Dijon mustard
  • Salt and pepper

Find the full recipe here!

There's no way to please everyone. These recipes are sure to at least win over the kids' table this Thanksgiving, though. Try out a few and let us know which one was the fan-favorite!