Easy dinner recipes for picky eaters

If your child is a fussy eater, you know the struggle of finding meals they will eat. It can be hard to find recipes that are both easy and appealing to them. But don't worry, we've got you covered. we'll share some of our favorite easy dinner recipes for picky eaters. These recipes are sure to please even the fussiest eaters. So read on for some inspiration!

A plate with spaghetti and meatballs.

Spaghetti and meatballs

If your child doesn't like to eat a lot of different foods, don't worry. We have a great recipe for spaghetti and meatballs that they will love. This classic dish is always a hit with kids and adults alike.

One of the great things about spaghetti and meatballs is that it's a dish that even picky eaters can enjoy. After all, who doesn't love a big plate of pasta covered in delicious sauce? The key to making a good spaghetti and meatball dish is to start with high-quality ingredients. For the pasta, use a good-quality dried spaghetti or, if you're feeling really indulgent, fresh pasta. For the meatballs, mix ground beef with some breadcrumbs, Parmesan cheese, and eggs. Then simply fry the meatballs until they're nice and brown. Once they're cooked, add them to your favorite tomato sauce and let simmer for a few minutes. Serve with a sprinkle of Parmesan cheese on top and enjoy!

Grilled cheese sandwich on a pan.

Grilled cheese sandwiches

To make grilled cheese sandwiches, start by heating a pan over medium heat. Then place a slice of bread in the pan and top with a slice of cheese. Add another piece of bread to the top and use a fork to press down on the sandwich. Cook for a few minutes until the bread is toasted and the cheese is melted. Serve with some tomato soup or salad for a complete meal.

grilled cheese sandwich

Chicken quesadillas on a plate.


Customize them however you want with your favorite toppings.

Quesadillas are easy to make and a favorite with kids. You can put whatever you want in them, like cheese, chicken, or vegetables.

Quesadillas are a versatile dish that can please even the pickiest of eaters. All you need is some cheese and a tortilla, and you're good to go. But if you want to get creative, you can add chicken, vegetables, or even fruit to your quesadilla. The possibilities are endless! Quesadillas are also quick and easy to make, which makes them ideal for busy weeknights. And kids love them too, which makes them a win in my book. So next time you're looking for an easy meal that everyone will enjoy, give quesadillas a try!


cheesy apple quesadillas

pizza quesadillas

Close view of chicken nuggets.

Chicken nuggets

These are always a favorite with kids, and they're really easy to make.

Chicken nuggets are easy to make and a favorite with kids. All you need is some chicken breasts, bread crumbs, salt, pepper, egg, and Parmesan cheese. First, cut the chicken into small pieces. Then mix together the bread crumbs, salt, pepper, egg, and Parmesan cheese in a bowl. Coat the chicken in the breadcrumb mixture and place on a greased baking sheet. Bake at 400 degrees for 20 minutes or until cooked through.

chicken nuggets

chicken nuggets (oven)

Bean burgers California style on a plate.

Veggie burgers

Do you have a picky eater in your house? Are you looking for easy dinners that will please everyone? If so, veggie burgers are the perfect solution! Veggie burgers are a great way to get your kids to eat their vegetables. They are also a fun and easy meal to make. There are dozens of recipes for veggie burgers, so you can find one that fits the taste preferences of everyone in your family.

Fruit smoothies

These are one healthy and delicious way to end any meal.

Here are easy instructions on how to make fruit smoothies. First, gather all the ingredients you will need: fruit, yoghurt, ice, and liquid (milk, juice, or water). Cut up the fruit into small pieces and put it in a blender. Add the yogurt, ice, and liquid. Blend until smooth. Enjoy!

There are endless possibilities when it comes to fruit smoothies.

  • Strawberry banana: 1 cup strawberries, 1 banana, 1/2 cup yogurt, 1/2 cup milk, 1/2 cup ice
  • Mango pineapple: 1 cup mango, 1 cup pineapple, 1/2 cup yogurt, 1/2 cup juice, 1/2 cup ice

Path for success

With a little creativity, you can make healthy and delicious meals that will please both the picky eater in your family and also everyone else. Check out Kids Recipes for more ideas on how to make eating enjoyable for everyone. And be sure to come back soon; we’re always adding new recipes so that you can continue to enjoy mealtime together as a family.