These meals for kids recipes will excite the pickiest eater. The children will give you a big hug when you fix this simple and nutritious Skillet Lasagna for dinner. This recipe includes nutritious carrots in the meal. The meal is hearty and makes a quick main course. It is essential to have easy and fast recipes for nutritious meals when you are pressed for time. These recipes take under 30 minutes of prep time and provide your family a hot quick meal for those rushed days. Skillet Lasagna Ingredients: *1 lbs of lean ground beef *1/4 cup chopped onions *½ cup chopped carrots *1-1/2 cups mini lasagna noodles or other pasta *1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning *8 ounces sliced fresh mushrooms *2 cups red pasta sauce *1/3 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella Instructions: 1. Combine 1 lb. lean ground beef, 1/4 cup chopped onion and 1/2 cup chopped carrots 2. Place in a Dutch oven on medium-high heat for 6 minutes or until beef is no longer pink. 3. Drain mixture 4. Stir in 1 1/2 cups mini-lasagna noodles or other pasta 5. Add 1- 1/2 cups water, 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning, 8 ounces sliced fresh mushrooms 2 cups red pasta sauce and. 6. Heat to boiling, stirring occasionally 7. Reduce heat to low; simmer, uncovered, 10 minutes or until pasta is tender. 8. Sprinkle with 1/3 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella. Add a chopped lettuce salad with ranch dressing. A combination of red and green grapes make an easy dessert. Yields: 4 servings Broccoli Chicken Vegetable Sauté Ingredients: *2 tbsp. Olive Oil *4 chicken breast halves *1 cup cut up broccoli *½ cup thin sliced carrots * 1 cup sliced mushrooms * 1 cup cream of broccoli soup *½ cup milk *Salt and pepper to taste Instructions: 1. Cook chicken in 1- tablespoon olive oil in skillet for 10 minutes or until browned on both sides. 2. Remove chicken; keep warm 3. In same skillet cook broccoli, carrots and mushrooms for 5 minutes 4. Stir often 5. Add in the soup, mil, salt and pepper 6. Heat to boiling 7. Return chicken to skillet 8. Reduce heat to low and simmer 5 minutes 9. Serve over rice or pasta Yields: 4 servings Quick Desert Chocolate Ice Cream (with a twist) Ingredients: *4 bananas, peeled *4 squares Baker’s all natural unsweetened chocolate *3 tbs. water Instructions: 1. In medium-sized bowl, mash bananas 2. Melt chocolate with water in top of a double broiler 3. Add melted chocolate and water to bananasBusiness Management Articles, 4. Stir ingredients together 5. Freeze mixture before serving. *This is a “No sugar” recipe