15 FRUGAL MEALS FOR KIDS
15 Frugal Meals for Kids is born out of necessity, during a time when groceries are expensive and sometimes wages just don't align adequately. This compilation of recipes has been a hit for sure, so be prepared to dawn your superhero cape cause Mom you've got this one!
It's easy to prepare meals that meet the guidelines of a frugal home, however it's more difficult for those recipes to be beautiful and healthy. Add to that the conflict that arises when someone doesn't like it and ultimately you have a recipe for a family dinner disaster. So make it kid style, make it fantastic and lose the anticipated frustration that can so often arise when a new recipe hits the table.
The choruses of "it looks gross", "I don't like this" will still happen from time to time, but following these recipes you are sure to have wins more often than not. And if you just can't get enough of having those conversations with your lovely little kidlets than go on, keep trying those expensive gourmet recipes. If you're ready for a change that will benefit your family and your pocket book, than follow us to the magical land of 15 Frugal Meals for Kids.
The Martha apron isn't needed here but you may want to find your favorite superhero cape and wear it proudly as you revel in the choruses of "Mom you're the best" and "This is awesome". Best of all your kids will fill up on these dinners and you'll no longer need to clean up the snack wrappers from behind the couch.
These kind of superpowers don't come without a dark side though so be careful, don't let the word out or you'll be invited to all those potluck events that you naturally try to avoid. Yes, these recipes really are that good!
One of the frugal meals for kids on the site include threaded spaghetti hot dog bites. This is a recipe the kids will love, and want to have again and again! The ingredients you will need for this recipe inlude thin spaghetti, broken in half, hot dogs cut into six even pieces, butter and freshly grated Parmesan. To start set a large pot of water to boil, then carefully thread 5-7 spaghetti strands through each hot dog piece. Cook until the pasta is al dente, about six minutes. Drain and mix with the butter. Serve in bowls with a sprinkle of Parmesan. That's all it takes for this fun and kid friendly recipe.
Another frugal recipe the kids will love is this fruity pancake taco recipe. The ingredients you will need for this recipe include original Bisquick mix, sugar, baking soda, Greek yogurt, milk, egg, whipping cream, vanilla Greek yogurt, and fresh fruit like strawberries, raspberries and blueberries. In a medium bowl mix the Bisquick mix, sugar and baking soda. In a small bowl, beat 1 cup yogurt, the milk and egg with whisk. Add to dry ingredients, and beat until combined. Batter will be lumpy. Then pour by 1/3 cupfuls onto greased hot skillet. Cook the pancakes until edges are dry and bubbles appear on surface, about 3 minutes. Turn; cook on other side an additional 2 minutes. Repeat with remaining batter. Meanwhile beat the whipping cream until soft peaks form. Add one cup of yogurt, and beat to stiff peaks.
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