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Top 5 Dinner Recipes From The Bootstraps House

Man, how the week has flown by! Today we’ll explore the Top 5 Dinner Recipes Kids Love!

These recipes have been tried by my own kids AND other peoples’ kids- overall, they’re a HIT! My kiddos are not as picky as some, but trust me when I say that I have fed some other family members who are picky indeed!

In the early years as a broke college student and a creative roommate, I’ve found ways to cook on. the. cheap without feeling stressed!

Now that I’m a mommy, I really don’t have time to do elaborate cooking anymore, and even though I know I shouldn’t really care if the kids LOVE my cooking, I do!

So Here’s my collection of inexpensive time-savers & belly-fillers that kids love!

P.S. I am NOT a chef. These are common dishes with common ingredients. NO technique required! If you’re feeling unsure, have a glass of wine!

Cilantro Lime Chicken Quesadillas

These quesadillas are epic! I can’t go anywhere without being asked to bring some of these along. I’ll give you the full recipe, and share a shortcut I’ve been using to make these up in minutes!

Savory Soup & Sandwiches

This isn’t your everyday cold cut dinner. These melty delicious baked sandwiches dipped in hot tomato soup are cheap, fast and filling!

Easy Crispy Italian Chicken Strips

A twist on the kids favorite dinner- these Italian chicken strips are best served over hot pasta. Use them again tomorrow for lunch!

THE BEST Chili

My kiddos weren’t much for chili, until we tried this one pot/ no fuss recipe. Now they want chili year-round!

Dump Dinner- Chicken & Rice

With just a handful of ingredients, you can make something healthy and filling for a group! This classic recipe is one the kids will request often!

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