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A Healthy Dinner for a Toddler – Chicken Schnitzel Recipe

We’ve all been there. That stage of childhood where your toddler will not seem to eat anything.  To say it is frustrating is an understatement.  To prepare a healthy dinner for a toddler, be proud of how you have all the food groups covered, and then……you get THE face of defiance.  They are no way […]

5 Kid-Friendly, Healthy Pre-Dinner Snacks

These days many families struggle with dinnertime due to afterschool activities, homework and work responsibilities. Families arrive home hungry and it is often just too easy to grab a less than healthy snack.  Little hands digging in for less than healthy options while you try to prepare dinner is just stressful and ruins appetites for […]

An Easy Vegetarian Dinner for The Family

The Meatless Monday movement was created to promote the benefits of plant based diets which include a variety of healthy and environmental benefits. You don’t need us to tell you that incorporating more meatless meals into your diet are good for you, but we can answer your real question, “Do vegetarian meals actually taste good […]

5 Quick Tips for Picky Eaters

We all know nutrition is important, especially for young children and their growing bodies.  But with picky eaters, this is tough.  We all want our kids to eat healthy and set them up to be lifelong healthy eaters.  Easier said than done right?  We get it.  Trying to get picky eaters to embrace healthy, nutrient […]

Easy Balsamic Chicken

Easy Balsamic Garlic Chicken

Need a dinner recipe you can get on the table in 20 minutes?  This easy balsamic chicken recipe is more than just another fast dinner idea.  It’s a winner; here’s why: It’s easy to make – no fancy equipment required It requires just 7 ingredients you’ll find in any kitchen Total calories is just 299/serving (bonus […]

Easy 5 Ingredient Dinner for Cinco de Mayo Tonight!

  Today is Cinco de Mayo and we have a super easy dinner idea for your family tonight.  This recipe was recently featured in Positive Moms Magazine in an article featuring easy weeknight dinner recipes 5 ingredients or less that are also kid friendly.   My family has been using this recipe for years and when […]

3 Simple Tips for Picky Eaters

Do you feel overwhelmed by constantly trying to get your picky eater to eat healthy? It can feel like a losing battle and its a topic we discuss all the time at The Dinner Daily.  My kids can be picky too (in fact Nancy is our resident expert on dealing with a picky eater!) and […]

Easy and Kid Friendly Mardi Gras Jambalaya!

Mardi Gras is next week  (March 4th) and we thought we would come up with a kid friendly jambalya recipe to get into the spirit of the celebration.  Mardi Gras, a French term, has a lot more meaning to it than just the vivid images we all know from the French Quarter of New Orleans.  […]

What NOT to feed to children!

I should first start this post by stating this is not for the faint of heart.  A while back, I came across an article about how chicken nuggets are made and had to share it as so many kids are eating this stuff.  Notice I used the word “stuff”, NOT food.  In other words, what […]