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7 colourful and kid-friendly dinner ideas

As the weather gets warmer, celebrate the return of sunshine with these colourful, easy and healthy dinner recipes.

By Eshun Mott

7 colourful and kid-friendly dinner ideas

Photo: Maya Visnyei

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7 colourful and kid-friendly dinner ideasPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Rotisserie Chicken Gyro

In this easy and kid-friendly chicken gyro recipe, storebought rotisserie chicken is transformed by sautéeing it quickly with garlic and herbs. Recipe by Eshun Mott.

Get the recipe here: Rotisserie Chicken Gyro

7 colourful and kid-friendly dinner ideasPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Provençale Tomato Soup

This tomato soup is a classic winter favourite refreshed with the addition of new herbs and spices. Serve with our cheesy toasts, too, and your kids will surely want seconds.

Get the recipe here: Provençale Tomato Soup

7 colourful and kid-friendly dinner ideasPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Cheesy Toasts

These cheesy toasts are perfect with our tomato soup, but work just as well as an afternoon snack or breakfast side.

Get the recipe here: Cheesy Toasts

7 colourful and kid-friendly dinner ideasPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Sesame and Sweet Chili Tofu

Are your kids not sure about tofu? This sesame and sweet chili tofu recipe uses soft tofu, which is mild-tasting and almost custard-like.

Get the recipe here: Sesame and Sweet Chili Tofu

7 colourful and kid-friendly dinner ideasPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Stir-Fried Bok Choy

This stir-fried bok choy recipe is so easy to make and your kids will love the flavour of hoisin sauce. Serve alongside tofu for a vegetarian dinner, or as a side to salmon or homemade chicken fingers.

Get the recipe here: Stir-Fried Bok Choy

7 colourful and kid-friendly dinner ideasPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Island Shrimp Burger

Think beyond beef and whip up these fun and fast Island Shrimp Burgers with mango salsa. Serve on gluten-free buns or even mashed potatoes if your family doesn't eat wheat.

Get the recipe here: Island Shrimp Burger

7 colourful and kid-friendly dinner ideasPhoto: Maya Visnyei

Cider-Sautéed Sausages with Potatoes and Brussels Sprouts

This super-simple stove top recipe for sausages with potatoes and Brussels sprouts is a one-pot marvel, perfect for a busy weeknight.

Get the recipe here: Cider-Sautéed Sausages with Potatoes and Brussels Sprouts

7 colourful and kid-friendly dinner ideasPhoto: Maya Visnyei

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7 colourful and kid-friendly dinner ideas

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