Best Dinner Ideas for Kids and Adults


It’s a daily challenge for every mother to cook foods that will be loved by her kids as well as the adults of the family. Kids require easily digestible healthy foods while adults prefer some delicious scrumptious meal at their dinner. And it is not always possible to cook different foods for different family members. Thus you need to give a thought about creating some tasty dishes that will win everyone’s heart. So the ideal family dinner platter should be healthy, nutritious, less spicy, easily digestible, and yet appetizing. And for working parents, the main criterion is the food should be less time-consuming. Here are some tasty dinner ideas for kids and adults that will surely make your dinner time unforgettable.

Light Savoury Starter Ideas

Bulky Main courses

Tasty Dessert Ideas

Light Savoury Starter Ideas


Pasta can be very healthy and yummy at the same time. After all day work, it can be a saviour for you to satisfy your family as it takes hardly 30minutes to cook. Pasta is rich in carbohydrates and fibre. You can use any suitable vegetables like tomatoes, bell papers, and spring onions along with it to ensure vitamin requirements.

Pizza Puffs

These miniature pizzas will not harm your balanced diet. This will give you the taste of authentic pizza but in a cute limited quantity. You can bake or pan fry it and add your favourite cheese and toppings on it.  

Crispy Baby Corn

Baby corns are packed with proteins, fibres, and vital antioxidants. It has vitamin A and iron too. You can put it on the table in a sizzling way with the crispy baby corn dish. The crunchy outer mould and juicy inner part of the baby corn can become your family’s all-time favourite starter.

Chicken Noodle Soup

For healthy lightweight dinner ideas for kids and adults, you can surely go for this dish. This dish is based on steaming thus it does not require much oil. This is a wholesome meal and can satisfy all shapes of tummies.

Bulky Main courses:

Slow Cooker Chicken Casserole

Your family will love to have it in dinner along with rice or bread.

  • Sauté some potatoes, carrots, mushrooms, and bell peppers with some butter, salt, and black pepper.
  •  Add ginger and garlic paste and stir well.
  •  Then add the chicken in it.
  •  Pour some water in it.
  •  Then you just need to put all the ingredients in the cooker and wait for its whistle.

Prawn Tikka Curry

Make a paste of onion, ginger, and garlic and fry it for 8 minutes. Then add tomato puree, cardamom, coriander, sugar, and prawn on it. You can also use readymade tikka curry paste. You can use a little bit of sugar and milk cream to enhance its flavours. This awesome dish will create a miracle with rice or naan.

Fish Pie

If you want to surprise your family with some innovative dishes then you should try this recipe. This dish includes boiled mashed potatoes, milk, plain flour, onions. You need to mix and stir them on a frying pan. Then add fish, Dijon or mustard, a small bunch of finely snipped chives, and a handful of sweet corn. Apply a handful of grated cheese. Put it in the oven for 20 minutes and our delicious dinner dish will be ready.

Tasty Dessert Ideas

Everyone loves sweets. Sweet dishes are taking place at our dinner table for ages. Desserts not only complete your meal but also help you to digest food easily. Here are some dessert dinner ideas for kids and adults.

Peanut Butter Chocolate Cupcakes

This could be your family’s ultimate dessert. You can use the nutritious peanut butter as a filling or as toppings of your mini dessert. You can also use different fillings like white chocolate, strawberry, or vanilla cream to set up a guesswork game for your kid. 

Rice Pudding

This creamy dessert will require your attention and patience. As you will have to stir rice in milk with sugar until it forms a creamy sticky sweet dish. Then add almonds, cashew and raisins to decorate and honey for extra sweetness. So, you can rest assured this authentic dessert will never get out of demand.

Sweetened Yoghurt

This creamy mouth-watering dessert only needs 3 ingredients.

  • Boil the milk on medium flame.
  • Take it off when it is reduced to half of its original volume
  • Put 250g sugar on the pan to caramelize
  • Add 2 tablespoon yoghurt
  • Mix it with the milk
  • Let it cool and set

Concluding Thoughts

A family needs to have their dinner together. This family time works as a stress buster for adults. Similarly, it is the only time when kids get to be close to their parents. And only good food can make this special moment more special.

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