Kid friendly main dish recipes costing less than $2.5 per serving

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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
5 votes
29014 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
4 votes
32814 views
Thai Basil Chicken

Thai Basil Chicken

Quick and easy and oh, so yummy! So much so, we copied this recipe and gave it to our guests at our wedding!

Nancy Miyasaki
Feb 2008
Intermediate
41 votes
21036 views
Rich Sauce with White Eggplant & Herbs

Rich Sauce with White Eggplant & Herbs

Eggplant has nothing to do with eggs - unless you dip and bread them. This sauce is a knockout! We grow…

Amos Miller
Sep 2011
Professional
13 votes
7495 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
20325 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
35626 views
Meatballs,basil,red pepper sauce

Meatballs,basil,red pepper sauce

This healthy recipe is low in fat, gluten and dairy free, and can be enjoyed with pasta, quinoa or simply on…

Monika
Jul 2016
Advanced
1 vote
48 views
MUSHROOM SAUCE OR GRAVY

MUSHROOM SAUCE OR GRAVY

1/2 POUND (8 OUNCES) ORGANIC MUSHROOMS, SMALL ORGANIC SWEET ONION, STALK ORGANIC CELERY OR 1/2 LARGE ORGANIC GREEN PEPPER, AND PESTO CUBE MAKES A…

Lillie Ann Passwaiter
Jul 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
96 views
Cheese & Onion Enchiladas with Tex-Mex Chili Gravy

Cheese & Onion Enchiladas with Tex-Mex Chili Gravy

This Tex-Mex dish is so easy to make, and you probably have most of the ingredients on hand. I’ll show you how…

Foodiewife
Mar 2011
Advanced
1 vote
13462 views
NUT BURGERS IN GRAVY ROYALE

NUT BURGERS IN GRAVY ROYALE

"WALNUTS, QUICK ROLLED OATS & CELERY ARE THE COMBINATION THAT MAKES THE FLAVOR OF THESE BURGERS BROWNED IN OIL. NEED TO ALLOW FOR 1 HOUR OF…

Lillie Ann Passwaiter
Jul 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
82 views
Simple pan fried trout

Simple pan fried trout

We use this recipe for both pan fried trout and Kokanee salmon. We recently caught some Kokanee up at Lake Tahoe and made this dish. It is super…

John Spottiswood
Aug 2009
Advanced
2 votes
9408 views
Fish Tacos with Lime-cilantro salsa

Fish Tacos with Lime-cilantro salsa

Cumin, coriander, and paprika give these fish tacos a wonderfully warm flavor. The tangy sour cream, lime and…

Nancy Miyasaki
May 2010
Intermediate
7 votes
6944 views
Chicken Braised in Coconut Milk

Chicken Braised in Coconut Milk

For a more kid-friendly, non-spicy version, just do steps 2-4. It’s still super-moist and delicious – and even faster and easier! On really rushed…

Kristin Chen
Jul 2008
Intermediate
12 votes
23029 views
Chicken Pot Pie Skinny-fied!

Chicken Pot Pie Skinny-fied!

Chicken pot pie is considered the ultimate comfort food. It’s a savory pie filled with a luxurious chicken stew. It’s been popular forever! When you…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Jan 2012
Professional
3 votes
3647 views
Jerk Pork

Jerk Pork

Traditional Jerk Pork is made with the whole pig. I've been successful, though, with the Pork Shoulder roast. It's advantages are it's is widely…

John Spottiswood
Sep 2008
Advanced
5 votes
6458 views