Move beyond cupcakes and biscuits, and have a go at making simple savoury dishes with the kids instead.

Take the time to do a little cooking this weekend and try these simple savoury recipes – ideal to make with kids. There are so many easy-bake ideas around for children; but here we’ve carefully chosen a few tasty snacks and main dishes that little hands – and mouths – will really enjoy.

CRUNCHY CHICKEN PIECES

Chicken pieces for kids

Kids love this one – get them involved in the prep by coating the chicken in breadcrumbs.

EASY FLATBREADSEasy flatbread recipe

Kneading the dough to make this flatbread recipe is a fun and much-loved task for little ones. Super-tasty, super-fun!

SIMPLE HOUMOUS

houmous to make with the kids

This is a tasty, nutritious snack that’s so simple to make. Serve it with crunchy veg sticks for dipping or the lovely warm flatbreads above.

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GREEK VEG KEBABS

Vegetable kebab recipe

These delicious little kebabs are such a fun way to get your little ones eating their veggies. A brilliant recipe to make with kids!

TOMATO & BASIL OMELETTE

Simple omelette recipe

The classic combination of tomato and basil makes this simple omelette really sing.

CRUNCHY CARROT PITTA

Simple pitta recipe

This simple, fresh lunch is great for kids – get them to help with the prep and you’re sure to have clean plates all round.

For more lunch and snack ideas for all the family, take a look at our Family Food collection of recipes.