Kid friendly recipes costing less than $2.5 per serving

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Cowboy Caviar

Cowboy Caviar

This is fresh, healthy and delicious. People love it, even kids. You can make it ahead, so it's great for a summer party. Serve it with…

Lynn Yamamoto Dalman
Jun 2008
Beginner
98 votes
129213 views
African Chicken in Peanut Sauce

African Chicken in Peanut Sauce

I first had this in graduate school when a classmate from Ghana cooked it for an International progressive dinner. I fell in love with the…

John Spottiswood
Nov 2009
Advanced
51 votes
24295 views
The Very Best Meatloaf

The Very Best Meatloaf

This my family's favorite meatloaf recipe, of all time--and has become my most viewed recipe on my blog! What makes this taste so good is a…

Foodiewife
Jul 2014
Advanced
2 votes
8053 views
Almost A Borscht Soup

Almost A Borscht Soup

I wanted a hearty soup for lunch and had a left-over half head of boiled cabbage. What else could I do but go wild adding borschtish ingredients…

Glenn
Nov 2014
Beginner
3 votes
319 views
chicken nachos

chicken nachos

Amazing fully loaded chicken nachos real authentic goodness great for parties. Who doesn't love real great nacho goodness ???…

dp
Dec 2009
Professional
12 votes
34790 views
Cuban-style Steaks in Garlic-Lime Marinade

Cuban-style Steaks in Garlic-Lime Marinade

These steaks are a treat and a great way to make an inexpensive cut of meat memorable. You can use bottom…

John Spottiswood
Oct 2012
Advanced
4 votes
6897 views
Stir-Fried Broccoli with Chili-Garlic Sauce

Stir-Fried Broccoli with Chili-Garlic Sauce

My father-in-law has become an amazing cook, and he made this as part of our Easter lunch this year with the…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2010
Advanced
17 votes
9531 views
Spicy Asian Grilled Pork Chops

Spicy Asian Grilled Pork Chops

This is an old favorite that I've made since my days living in Chicago. We lived near the main Korean part of town (near Lawrence I think) and…

John Spottiswood
Nov 2014
Advanced
2 votes
662 views
Easy Veggie Pizza with a Nutty Whole Wheat Crust

Easy Veggie Pizza with a Nutty Whole Wheat Crust

Why go to the local pizza joint and spend a ton of money on a greasy pizza, when you can make a healthier…

Kristi Rimkus
Mar 2010
Intermediate
1 vote
8408 views
(Tastes Just Like Dunkin' Donuts') Streusel Topped Pumpkin Muffins with Cream Cheese Glaze

(Tastes Just Like Dunkin' Donuts') Streusel Topped Pumpkin Muffins with Cream Cheese Glaze

Tastes just like the amazingness that is a DD pumpkin muffin. Seriously.

Schnoodle Soup
Nov 2011
Intermediate
5 votes
7336 views
Ultimate Carrot Cake

Ultimate Carrot Cake

What a way to eat your vegetables! I work hard, try to eat a well-balanced diet, get plenty of exercise and watch my weight. I also absolutely…

Amos Miller
Mar 2011
Professional
19 votes
12418 views
Puppy Chow

Puppy Chow

This delicious dessert (also known as Muddy Buddies) is extremely easy to make and is great for kids.

erin de martini
Jul 2008
Beginner
24 votes
55885 views
Mediterranean Filet of Sole

Mediterranean Filet of Sole

Dover Sole was on sale at the local supermarket, and I felt inspired to try an recreate some of the simple, delicious flat fish dishes while…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2009
Advanced
3 votes
9055 views
Tracey's Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Caramel Chocolate Cake

Tracey's Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Caramel Chocolate Cake

Decadent chocolate cake made with homemade peanut butter frosting and topped with chopped Reese Peanut Butter…

ChefTracey WilliamsFrancis
Mar 2010
Advanced
6 votes
16633 views
Awesome Pizza Dough

Awesome Pizza Dough

This recipe is adapted from one perfected at Greens restaurant in San Francisco. The crust is crunchy on the outside but also chewy. I think it's…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2010
Advanced
78 votes
29277 views