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
101 votes
141831 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
52 votes
38415 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
45399 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
15064 views
Grilled Asian Pork Loin

Grilled Asian Pork Loin

We had a BBQ party today and served pork loin with two different types of marinade. This one was universally loved. It has a wonderful sweet and…

John Spottiswood
Jul 2011
Advanced
8 votes
5371 views
Old-Fashioned, Homemade Lemonade

Old-Fashioned, Homemade Lemonade

During those hot summer days, this drink will quench your thirst!

Elena Jimenez
Jul 2008
Beginner
4 votes
19292 views
Red beans and rice

Red beans and rice

I've adapted this recipe from a number that I have used in the past. You can deviate from this and it is still delicious! Normally, I serve this…

John Spottiswood
Sep 2008
Advanced
46 votes
53261 views
Green Beans, New Potatoes and Bacon

Green Beans, New Potatoes and Bacon

A delicious side to serve with meat, or as a main luncheon dish with salad. Honestly I could almost eat a…

Salad Foodie
Jun 2015
Professional
3 votes
484 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
3 votes
17646 views
Easy Gluten Free Baked Chicken Breasts

Easy Gluten Free Baked Chicken Breasts

Ever single time we do a survey on the blog and ask what kinds of new recipes readers would like to see, the #1…

RecipesnFood
Jun 2015
Intermediate
1 vote
196 views
Mouth-watering Moist Red Velvet Cake Made at Home

Mouth-watering Moist Red Velvet Cake Made at Home

Delicious moist and homemade red velvet cake is a perfect food to share with that special loved one. Red velvet…

Nathan Willow
Mar 2012
Professional
2 votes
13401 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
14889 views
Simple Cuban Black Beans & Rice in a Rice Cooker

Simple Cuban Black Beans & Rice in a Rice Cooker

I've loved cuban black beans and rice ever since I lived in Weehawken, New Jersey and ate at the Unica Cafe.…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2013
Advanced
4 votes
8794 views
Cooler Corn

Cooler Corn

Large gatherings of people who like corn on the cob requires a couple of lobster pots or a wash tub and a lot of boiling water and patience. Not…

Glenn
Mar 2013
Beginner
1 vote
4622 views
Irish Apple Cake with Whisky Cream

Irish Apple Cake with Whisky Cream

Most Irish have a sweet tooth, and this tasty dessert will satisfy it. Legendary Irish cook Myrtle Allen says…

Nancy Miyasaki
Mar 2009
Intermediate
10 votes
11303 views