Easy Peasy, Kid Friendly Recipes

Kid friendly recipes are all the rage right now. There a numerous sites, blog post and social media groups devoted to making foods that kids will enjoy. And rightfully so, kids have unique little palettes. The current trend in our threenager home, is dipping everything in applesauce. EVERYTHING. While learning the ins and outs of little people eating, I’ve found a way to help entice them a little more. Making items that are kid sized is key! My kitchen rule to live by has become it’s miniature and kid sized, they will eat it. One way I make things kid sized, is by using what I believe is an underrated workhorse in the kitchen.- a muffin tin! You can make multiple meals in one swoop with this kitchen tool.  Grab your muffin tin and get to work! Check out these recipes that can be made right in your muffin tin. 

Breakfast Egg Bites
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1166 calories
22 g
1620 g
80 g
86 g
38 g
815 g
1501 g
13 g
0 g
36 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
815g
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1166
Calories from Fat 715
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 80g
123%
Saturated Fat 38g
191%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 9g
Monounsaturated Fat 27g
Cholesterol 1620mg
540%
Sodium 1501mg
63%
Total Carbohydrates 22g
7%
Dietary Fiber 3g
13%
Sugars 13g
Protein 86g
Vitamin A
89%
Vitamin C
42%
Calcium
115%
Iron
47%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 8 eggs
  2. 1/4 cup milk
  3. A pinch all purpose seasoning
  4. 1 cup crumbled cooked bacon
  5. 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  6. 1 medium tomato, diced
  7. 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese, divided
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Beat eggs, milk, all purpose seasoning, in large bowl until well blended. Add bacon, onion, tomatoes and 1/2 cup of the cheese; mix well.
  2. Spray muffin tin generously with no stick cooking spray.
  3. Spoon about 1/4 cup egg mixture into each cup.
  4. Top with remaining 1/2 cup cheese.
  5. Bake 18-20 minutes or just until eggs are set.
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calories
1166
fat
80g
protein
86g
carbs
22g
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Mini Chicken Pot Pies
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1003 calories
67 g
316 g
30 g
123 g
10 g
936 g
3843 g
5 g
3 g
10 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
936g
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1003
Calories from Fat 266
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 30g
46%
Saturated Fat 10g
51%
Trans Fat 3g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 8g
Cholesterol 316mg
105%
Sodium 3843mg
160%
Total Carbohydrates 67g
22%
Dietary Fiber 9g
38%
Sugars 5g
Protein 123g
Vitamin A
186%
Vitamin C
32%
Calcium
14%
Iron
41%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 1 cup chopped fully cooked rotisserie chicken
  2. 1 cup mixed frozen vegetables
  3. 1 & 1/2 cups of prepared gravy
  4. 1 package refrigerated biscuit dough
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine the rotisserie chicken, mixed vegetables and prepared gravy in a large bowl. Stir and mix well.
  3. Separate biscuits and place them into a prepared muffin tin.
  4. Prepare the muffin tin by spraying it with non stick spray evenly.
  5. Press the dough to into each tin, filling it with the dough.
  6. Add the pie mixture to each tin until 3/4 full.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes until golden brown.
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calories
1003
fat
30g
protein
123g
carbs
67g
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Indianapolis Moms Blog http://www.citymomsblog.com/
Mini Deep Dish Pizza
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2880 calories
327 g
241 g
116 g
130 g
55 g
1260 g
6699 g
39 g
2 g
50 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
1260g
Amount Per Serving
Calories 2880
Calories from Fat 1043
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 116g
179%
Saturated Fat 55g
277%
Trans Fat 2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 16g
Monounsaturated Fat 34g
Cholesterol 241mg
80%
Sodium 6699mg
279%
Total Carbohydrates 327g
109%
Dietary Fiber 25g
100%
Sugars 39g
Protein 130g
Vitamin A
110%
Vitamin C
67%
Calcium
233%
Iron
139%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 1 can refrigerated pizza dough or dinner roll dough
  2. 1 cup pizza sauce
  3. 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  4. Assorted pizza toppings.
Instructions
  1. Heat oven to 375°F.
  2. Cut dough into 4 inch rounds. A biscuit cutter is great for this.
  3. Press into muffin tins, making sure to press firmly in bottom and up the sides to form a crust.
  4. Top with pizza sauce, pizza toppings and mozzarella cheese.
  5. Bake 14 to 17 minutes or until crust is golden brown and cheese is melted.
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calories
2880
fat
116g
protein
130g
carbs
327g
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