20 Fast and Easy Dinner Ideas For Kids

Dinner can be daunting for busy parents. Between soccer practice and ballet, or a late night at the office, the last meal of the day seems to creep up on us. But we want to make something tasty and nutritious while being fast and easy to prepare. Can it be possible that a meal fits both criteria?

It sure can!

We feel that pressure of not always having enough time to put a lot of effort into dinnertime. That’s why we’ve curated a fantastic list of 20 fast and easy dinner ideas for kids! Kid approved and requested, these last minute dinner recipes will keep you at ease even when the world seems to have other plans.

For more fast and easy meal recipes check out 22 Healthy Breakfast Recipes for Kids and 19 Fast And Easy Lunch Ideas for kids.

20 Fast and Easy Dinner Ideas For Kids - From a Hidden Veggie Pizza Recipe to a Cheesy Chicken Taquitos. These recipes are fast to make and will make a perfectly tasty dinner!

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Healthy Chicken Burrito Bowl Casserole

Healthy Chicken Burrito Bowl Casserole

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Get the recipe here for this Healthy Chicken Burrito Bowl Casserole

 

 

Hidden Veggie Pizza Recipe

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Get the recipe here for this Hidden Veggie Pizza Recipe

 

 

Roasted Vegetable Whole Wheat Pasta Salad

Roasted Vegetable Whole Wheat Pasta Salad

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Get the recipe here for this Roasted Vegetable Whole Wheat Pasta Salad

 

 

Creamy Tomato Soup and Grilled Cheese

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Get the recipe here for this Creamy Tomato Soup and Grilled Cheese

 

 

Ham And Cheese Crescents

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Get the recipe here for this Ham And Cheese Crescents

 

 

Pizza Dogs

pizza dogs

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Get the recipe here for this Pizza Dogs

 

 

Cheesy Chicken Taquitos

Cheesy Chicken Taquitos

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Get the recipe here for this Cheesy Chicken Taquitos

 

Turkey Bacon Tortilla Roll Ups

Turkey Bacon Tortilla Roll Ups

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Get the recipe here for this Turkey Bacon Tortilla Roll Ups

 

 

Taco Pasta Bake

Taco Pasta Bake

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Get the recipe here for this Taco Pasta Bake

 

 

Ham And Cheese Apple Wraps

Ham And Cheese Apple Wraps

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Get the recipe here for this Ham And Cheese Apple Wraps

 

 

Threaded Spaghetti Hot Dog Bites

Threaded Spaghetti Hot Dog Bites

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Get the recipe here for this Threaded Spaghetti Hot Dog Bites

 

 

Spaghetti Boats

Spaghetti Boats

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Get the recipe here for this Spaghetti Boats

 

 

Skinny Baked Healthy Mac And Cheese

Skinny Baked Healthy Mac and Cheese

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Get the recipe here for this Skinny Baked Healthy Mac And Cheese

 

 

Bacon Wrapped Aaparagus

Bacon Wrapped Aaparagus

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Get the recipe here for this Bacon Wrapped Aaparagus

 

 

Easy Pasta Salad

Easy Pasta Salad

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Get the recipe here for this Easy Pasta Salad

 

 

Quinoa Taco Bowls

Quinoa Taco Bowls

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Get the recipe here for this Quinoa Taco Bowls

 

 

Avocado Pasta Recipe

Avocado Pasta Recipe

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Get the recipe here for this Avocado Pasta Recipe

 

 

Creamy Baked Ravioli

Creamy Baked Ravioli

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Get the recipe here for this Creamy Baked Ravioli

 

 

Slow Cooker BBQ Shredded Chicken Sandwiches

Slow Cooker BBQ Shredded Chicken Sandwiches

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Get the recipe here for this Slow Cooker BBQ Shredded Chicken Sandwiches

 

 

BBQ Chicken And Avocado Quesadillas

BBQ Chicken And Avocado Quesadillas

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Get the recipe here for this BBQ Chicken And Avocado Quesadillas

 

20 Fast and Easy Dinner Ideas For Kids - From a Hidden Veggie Pizza Recipe to a Cheesy Chicken Taquitos. These recipes are fast to make and will make a perfectly tasty dinner!

 

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Jessica Melvin
Jessica Melvin is a student of Pediatric Occupational Therapy. She has been interested in the growth and development of infants and children for many years. In 2012, Jessica devoted more than 200 volunteering hours at an orphanage in Costa Rica while simultaneously shadowing an English teacher at the local elementary school. She has worked as the lead infant teacher at a preschool for over 3 years, and she recently spent 9 months nannying twin toddlers. Struggling with weight in her teenage years, Jessica lost nearly 80 pounds due to a change in her diet and an increase in exercise. Her experience has inspired her to help educate the parenting sector about the importance and availability of health conscious decision-making. In her spare time, Jessica enjoys teaching yoga to toddlers and friends, reading inspirational books, and re-creating healthy recipes.