If you are looking for some new recipes, I bet the Internet have a myriad of them. However, not every cuisine you can find will satisfy all the requirements of a family-friendly dish.

So, what are we seeking? The recipes mustn’t be so difficult to follow because we are no professional chefs. The ingredient required have to be easy to find, and not so hard to process. Your kids don’t like veggie? So a great cuisine for family should tempt them into eating it.

In this article, we will provide you with some family-friendly recipes, ranging from appetizers to desserts. Hope it may help you in your daily task.

1.        Arugula Salad With Dates and Bacon


12 trips                                   bacon

8 cups                                     arugula

2 ounces                                 Parmesan broken or cut into small chunks

1/4 cup                                   almonds chopped toasted

8                                             dates pitted and sliced lengthwise

1 tablespoon                           balsamic vinegar

1 tablespoon                           olive oil

1 teaspoon                              mustard

1/4 teaspoon                           kosher salt

1/8 teaspoon                           black pepper


The recipes will cost you total 30 minutes for both preparation and cooking.

  1. Fry the bacon until crispy in a large pan over medium heat.

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  1. Take a mixing bowl to combine the arugula, dates, almonds, and Parmesan. Cut the fried bacon into pieces and added to the salad.
  2. Whisk the balsamic vinegar, kosher salt, black pepper, olive oil, and mustard until well-combined. Pour the vinaigrette over the salad and toss to coat the veggie thoroughly.

2. Bean and Bacon Soup

The “yummy in the tummy” recipe will make you kids eat vigorously. It’s also effortless to prepare.

Total time: 25 minutes


1 pound                           great northern white beans

4 trips                              bacon

4 cups                             chicken broth

2 stalks                            celery chopped

1 large                             carrots chopped

1                                      onion chopped

½ teaspoon                      black pepper

1 teaspoon                       kosher salt

4 cloves                           garlic chopped

2 stalk                              fresh parsley chopped


  1. Soak a pound of great white northern beans overnight.

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  1. Fry the bacon in a skillet until crispy. Then, let them cool down and break into pieces.
  2. Cook the carrot in the drippings left in the skillet for about 5 minutes. Then, add the celery, onion, and garlic to the pan to cook for more 3 minutes.
  3. Transfer the carrot and soaked beans into a big pot. Use a large slotted spoon to mash the mixture partially. Cook the combination until hot, then sprinkle with parsley and the bacon pieces. Adjust the taste with salt and pepper.

3.Classic Split-Pea Soup




1                                           ham hock

30 ounces                             chicken broth

1 pound                                green split peas

2                                           large carrots chopped

2 stalks                                 celery chopped

1 tablespoon                         olive oil

1 large                                  onion chopped

2 cloves                               garlic chopped

1                                          bay leaf

1 teaspoon                           dried thyme

1/2 teaspoon                        kosher salt

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  1. Clean the ham hock and put it in a large pot.
  2. Pour the chicken broth into the pot with the split peas, carrot, celery, garlic, onion, thyme, bay leaf, and salt.
  3. Cook the ham over low heat for three and a half hours. After the said time, check if the veggies are tender enough.
  4. Transfer the meat to a large tray to cool down. You can shred the ham to your preference then stir it in or put in smaller bowls and pour the soup over.

4.    Zesty Chicken Enchiladas


1 tablespoon                              canola oil

1 pound                                     tomatillos chopped

1                                               onion chopped

2                                                poblano pepper seeds removed and chopped

2 cloves                                     garlic chopped

¾ teaspoon                                ground cumin

1 teaspoon                                 kosher salt

½ teaspoon                                black pepper

1 cup                                         heavy cream

2 pounds                                   rotisserie chicken shredded

1 cup                                        tomato sauce

8                                               corn tortilla

½ cup                                       salsa


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  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F. Spray a large baking dish with a tbsp of canola oil and set aside.
  2. Cook the tomatillos, poblano pepper, some cumin, onion, and garlic in a tbsp oil until tender. Transfer the cooked mixture to the food processor, add 1 cup of heavy cream, and run the machine.
  3. Get a large mixing bowl, where you combine the rotisserie chicken, tomato sauce, cheese, salt and pepper.
  4. Wrap the chicken in warmed tortilla sheets and put the chicken rolls in the oil-sprayed baking dish.
  5. Serve the dish with salsa to get the authentic Mexican flavor.

5.    Pasta With Roasted Broccoli and Walnuts


12 ounces                                       short pasta

1 bunch                                          broccoli cut into small florets

1/2 cup                                          walnuts chopped

1/4 cup                                          olive oil

2 cloves                                         garlic chopped

½ teaspoon                                    kosher salt

¼ teaspoon                                    black pepper

2 tablespoons                                 unsalted butter

1 ounce                                          Parmesan grated


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  1. Preheat the oven to 400ºF.
  2. Cook the pasta in a pot. When the ingredient is tender enough, drain the water after reserving a cup.
  3. Combine the veggie combination with the drained pasta, the reserved pasta water, and some butter.
  4. To get better taste, sprinkle the parmesan on the pasta.

6.    Peach and Raspberry Parfait


2 medium-size                                       peaches rinsed

1 container                                             raspberries rinsed and patted dry

2 teaspoons                                            sugar

1/4 cup                                                   lemon juice

1 box                                                      vanilla ice-cream

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  1. Cut the two peaches into small, but beautiful pieces
  2. Get a large mixing bowl, combine the fruits with the sugar and lemon juice. Let the mixture sit for about 20 minutes.
  3. Scoop the vanilla ice-cream in colorful plastic or clear glass bowls. Use the fruit mixture as a topping. The red syrup from the concoction will bless your treat.


After reading the post, you must have gained some useful information for your family’s next meals. Don’t forget to present your loved ones with excellent cuisines after long days working and learning at school. If you find the article helpful, follow our site for simpler, delicious recipes.


Author Bio

Kevin Richard is the founder of Richard’s Pantry. He spends plenty of time in the kitchen every day because he loves cooking healthy and delicious foods for his family and friends. Cooking gives him a chance to be creative and fun. It’s also one of the most meaningful ways to express his love and take care of his little family.