15 Delicious Main Meal Recipes For Toddlers

Let’s face it: our toddlers are perhaps the most difficult individuals to please when it comes to eating. When feeding children, keep in mind that the presentation is typically what draws them in initially. If the meal appears to be colorful and fun, they are more likely to happily eat it. But, then again, the most colorful and fun foods are not the healthiest. But don’t worry because I have here 15 delicious main meal recipes for toddlers to enjoy! 

15. Easy Homemade Mac and Cheese Recipe (Stovetop)

This Easy Homemade Mac and Cheese Recipe is made with 8 ingredients in 15 minutes on the stovetop (no baking required)! Time to ditch the boxed mac and cheese for this irresistibly creamy, smooth & cheesy homemade recipe! 

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14. Healthy Turkey Meatballs Recipe

These Italian Healthy Turkey Meatballs are flavorful and moist! They’re bound together with oatmeal (no breadcrumbs), gluten-free, dairy-free, and very easy to make with only 8 ingredients in under 30 minutes! They can be cooked on the stovetop or baked in the oven! 

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13. Easy Sausage Ball Recipe (with real food)

Sausage balls without Bisquick are easy to make in bulk and even picky kids will gobble them up! It’s like having your biscuit and your sausage all in one!

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12. Ham and Cheese Hot Pocket Recipe for Kids

This homemade hot pocket recipe with ham and cheese is a kid-pleaser. You can make it in bulk and freeze it for several meals to save a ton of time. 

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11. Sausage and Potato Empanadas Recipe for Kids

I am working some new daycare menu items for my Little Sprouts. I decided to give empanadas a try. I make them in bulk so we have them in the freezer for several meals. This sausage and potato empanadas recipe tastes amazing too!

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10. Mediterranean Instant Pot Chicken And Potatoes {Gluten Free}

Mediterranean Instant Pot Chicken and Potatoes is a perfect family meal. This is a one-pot dish that is affordable, quick and easy to make, yet full of amazing Mediterranean flavors. Suitable for gluten free diets. Post includes Weight Watchers points.

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9. 5 Mins Air Fryer Pita Bread Pizza + Tutorial {Vegetarian}

5 Mins Air Fryer Pita Bread Pizza is just the thing to serve up as a quick and easy weeknight supper, kid-approved snack or weekend lunch. All it takes is 3 everyday ingredients and almost no effort to enjoy delicious cheesy pizza goodness. Suitable for vegetarian diets. Post includes Weight Watchers points.

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8. Instant Pot Mac And Cheese – 5 Ways + Tutorial

This post is your ultimate guide to Instant Pot Mac and Cheese! Kids and adults alike will love this creamy, cheesy mac and cheese made in the Instant Pot. Choose from regular, evaporated milk (for a thicker sauce), ham, peas or pesto – or choose your own mix-ins or toppings.

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7. Baked Chicken Nuggets

Baked Chicken Nuggets…perfectly crunchy and full of flavor.  These chicken nuggets are baked in the oven in just 15 minutes.  

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6. Deconstructed Pizza Casserole

Deconstructed Pizza Casserole: a parent’s savior when dinner mayhem strikes. This is a fast and easy pizza recipe that will have you licking your plate clean!

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5. Cheesy Rigatoni Sausage Bake

Cheesy Rigatoni Sausage Bake is a simple and easy recipe that’s easy to throw together when you need dinner quick.

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4. Cheesy Crustless Chicken Pot Pie (gluten free!)

A cheesy crustless chicken pot pie that’s gluten free, down-home comfort food. This is sure to be your family’s new favorite chicken pot pie casserole. Potatoes inside and crispy cheese on top ensure you won’t miss the crust! It’s also a quick weeknight dinner, perfect for using up leftover chicken.

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3. Ultimate Cheesy, Garlicky Meatballs (gluten-free & keto options!)

Italian meatballs is the ultimate comfort food, and this is the ultimate version of that comfort food. It only takes 30 minutes to prep and is the best meatballs recipe ever!

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2. Vegan Zucchini Fritters (Gluten-Free)

These easy, healthy Gluten-Free Vegan Zucchini Fritters are made with chickpea flour for added nutrition and depth. Packed with the perfect blend of spices, these delightful vegan fritters are beyond DELICIOUS, too!

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1. Broccoli Bites

Are you a parent who is having trouble getting your kids to eat healthily? Are you looking for delicious vegetable options for yourself? Try broccoli bites today!

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