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Easy, Kid-Friendly Thanksgiving Recipes

by Editors

Easy, Kid-Friendly Thanksgiving Recipes

Healthy kid-friendly holiday recipes that kids will love to help make, and gobble down, too! Perfect for picky eaters at the Thanksgiving dinner table.



Think your picky eater will turn up his nose at the Thanksgiving dinner spread this year? Check out our favorite kid-friendly Thanksgiving dishes, like turkey muffins, mashed potato ice cream, yummy apple stuffing muffins, kid-friendly turkey nuggets and more.



Chocolate, Strawberry and Vanilla “Ice Cream” Mashed Potatoes
Kids won’t mind finishing their vegetables if it means eating chocolate flavored potatoes. Scooped to look like ice cream, this dish will seem like dessert.


Kids’ DIY Turkey Muffins

This is just as healthy and yummy as any pumpkin muffin—it’s just way more fun to make and eat!



Carrot and Pumpkin Turkey Snack

When kids are involved in making a dish, they’re more likely to taste (and like) it. They’ll have fun assembling this fun-to-eat dish, and they can nibble on it while the turkey is cooking. (It won’t spoil dinner, we promise!)



Yummy Apple Stuffing Muffins

These tasty muffins combine the tradition of stuffing with a fun apple twist. They’re so good, even the pickiest eaters will approve.



Turkey Nuggets

If your kids like chicken nuggets, they’ll gobble down these turkey ones. This recipe is also a great way to use leftover bird.



Crunchy Chickpea Snacks

This snack is high in protein, satisfying and kids will love the crunch. Try serving with a variety of dried fruits and nuts in a cute cup or dish.