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Monday, November 14, 2011

4 Thanksgivng Side Dishes Kids Will Gobble Up

Sweet Potato Crunch

Sweet potatoes can be a hard sell to the under-10 set. Try sweetening the superfood with orange peel and pumpkin-pie spice, then top with a crunchy layer of corn flakes, brown sugar, and pecans. You just might win a few converts.  Click here for full recipe from Parents.com.

 Scalloped Corn

On first look, your kids might turn up their noses at this corn casserole. With a base of corn, French onion sour cream dip, and corn muffin mix, what it lacks in appearance it more than makes up for in creamy decadence.  Click here for full recipe from parents.com

Dad’s Famous Broccoli Dish

my kids favorite side dish at every holiday and birthday is Dad's famous broccoli dish - just don't tell your kids what the ingredients are

2 10-oz. packages frozen, chopped Broccoli
1 can cream of mushroom soup
1 cup pure mayonnaise
2 eggs well beaten
1 cup sharp cheddar cheese
1/2 cup sliced almonds
salt and pepper to taste
2 packages of Ritz crackers


Defrost/thaw Chopped broccoli

Mix together in large bowl: broccoli, cream of mushroom soup, mayonnaise, eggs, cheese, almonds, salt and pepper.

Butter a 9x13 casserole baking dish and pour mixture into dish.

Crush the Ritz crackers in a zip lock bag, then pour over top of broccoli mixture

Bake at 375 degrees for 30 minutes

Cheesy Potatoes

This make-ahead potato dish is the ultimate comfort food for the whole family. To make it even more kid friendly, swap Gruyere for Cheddar or another cheese your kids like. Click here for full recipe from Parents.com

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