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Easy Weeknight Meals Your Kids Will Love

Weeknights are stressful. You’re getting your kids ready for school and yourself ready for work. Add a picky eater into the mix and suddenly things have become a lot harder. Finding food your kids will eat can be tricky. If there’s anything that diverts from the usual rotation of chicken nuggets and mac-n-cheese, spaghetti and meatballs or pizza, you’ve suddenly got a protester who’s so determined, you’d think they were chained to a tree. And, if you throw a vegetable onto their plate, suddenly World War III breaks out. Instead of strategizing your plan of attack for dinner-time this week, try these delicious meals that will please even the pickiest of eaters.

Easy Chicken Pot Pie

There’s nothing more comforting than a savory, creamy, rich chicken pot pie. Breaking into that golden crust and releasing those amazing aromas lets you know you’ve made an outstanding home cooked meal. So good even your picky, little eaters will be asking for more! You can use chicken or turkey and use whichever veggies float your boat. Check out the recipe here: https://www.campbells.com/kitchen/recipes/easy-chicken-pot-pie/.

Quick Meatball Sliders

These sliders feel like party food. And if your kid feels like they’re partying it up on a Tuesday night, then you’ve just won parenting. They’re ooey and gooey and juicy. A total triple threat. Throw in a side of marinara dipping sauce on the side and call it a night. Here’s the recipe: https://delightfulemade.com/2017/01/16/parmesan-mozzarella-meatball-sliders/

Fettuccine Alfredo with Chicken and Broccoli

This recipe will definitely be a crowd-pleaser, even though it has *gasp* broccoli. It’s so tasty, they won’t even notice it’s there (especially if you cut it up small enough). This recipe is so easy, you can make it all basically in one pot. Which leaves you with plenty of time at the end of the night to read that book you’ve been dying to get to. Everyone wins. Try it at: https://www.tasteslovely.com/broccoli-chicken-fettuccine-alfredo/

Slow Cooker Turkey Chili

It can’t get easier than slow cooker meals. Throw it all in at the beginning of the day, let it do its thing, come home and enjoy. This chili will leave your kids speechless with how yummy it is. Especially with all the adds-ons you can throw on top like shredded cheese, broken chips, sour cream, and cut-up avocado. This meal would be great to make on a Sunday and enjoyed the whole week. Find the recipe here: https://www.skinnytaste.com/crock-pot-kid-friendly-turkey-chili/

Parmesan Crusted Salmon

Your kids are going to love this one, because it’s covered in cheese! Salmon is a very mild fish and doesn’t have that fishy taste that kids steer clear of. Add some parmesan, garlic and parsley and you’ve got yourself a winner. This meal is so simple and delicious, it’s sure to become a popular request. Recipe at: https://addapinch.com/baked-salmon-with-parmesan-herb-crust-recipe/

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