Winter is a time for warm, comforting meals that soothe the soul and bring the family together. It's also a season when children often crave warm and delicious dishes. If you're looking for child-friendly winter food recipes to make, you're in the right place. In this blog, we'll explore 3 cosy and nourishing recipes that your kids will love, and that you can enjoy as well.
Creamy Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese Sticks
1 can of tomato soup (or homemade)
4 slices of bread
4 slices of cheddar cheese
Butter for grilling
Prepare the tomato soup as per the instructions on the can or use your homemade recipe.
For the grilled cheese sticks, assemble each sandwich with a slice of cheddar cheese between two slices of bread. Spread butter on the outside.
Grill the sandwiches until they're golden and the cheese is melted. Cut them into sticks for dipping into the tomato soup.
Photo Credit: Yummly (https://www.yummly.com/dish/006234/how-to-make-a-killer-grilled-cheese-sandwich-with-tomato-soup-to-match)
Veggie-Packed Mac and Cheese
2 cups of elbow macaroni
2 cups of shredded cheddar cheese
1 cup of butternut squash, cooked and mashed
1/2 cup of cauliflower, cooked and mashed
1/2 cup of peas (frozen or fresh)
1/2 cup of whole milk
2 tablespoons of butter
Salt and pepper to taste
Cook the macaroni according to the package instructions. Drain and set aside.
In a large saucepan, melt the butter and add the mashed butternut squash and cauliflower. Stir in the milk and shredded cheddar cheese. Cook until the cheese is melted and the sauce is smooth.
Add cooked macaroni and peas, stirring until everything is well combined. Season with salt and pepper.
Photo Credit: Wendy Polisis (https://wendypolisi.com/ultimate-veggie-mac-n-cheese/)
Chicken and Vegetable Pot Pie
2 cups of cooked chicken, diced
1 cup of mixed vegetables (carrots, peas, corn)
1 cup of chicken broth
1/2 cup of milk
2 tablespoons of butter
2 tablespoons of all-purpose flour
Store-bought or homemade pie crust
Preheat the oven as per the pie crust package instructions.
In a saucepan, melt the butter, add flour, and cook until it becomes golden.
Slowly whisk in the chicken broth and milk until the mixture thickens.
Add chicken and mixed vegetables. Cook for a few minutes until heated through.
Pour the mixture into a pie dish, cover with a pie crust, and bake until the crust is golden brown.
Photo Credit: My Recipies (https://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/chicken-vegetable-pot-pie)
We hope you enjoy these lovely food recipes, please let us know in the comments below if you make them, or have any you'd like to add and share with our fellow readers! These recipes will not only keep your family warm but also provide them with nourishment during the winter!