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Dinner Menu With Quiche

by Kathryn Hatter

When you've got hungry kids, breakfast for dinner can often serve in a pinch. Because you usually have quiche ingredients on hand -- eggs, milk, cheese, vegetables and flour -- whipping up a tasty and mouth-watering quiche doesn't take long. Round out the meal with simple accompaniments, making a dinner menu with quiche that the whole family will love.

Quiche Ingredients

Keep your quiche simple to please the youngsters. Most kids enjoy eggs and cheese, and so long as the quiche doesn't get too fancy, they will probably eat it. Use a ready-made crust or even bread crumbs for quiche crust. Add any combination of ingredients like shredded chicken, tuna, salmon, diced green onion tops, tomatoes, broccoli, and cheese. The combination of flavors and colors can make your quiche look pretty enough to eat.

Vegetables

Keep the menu light and healthy with a tossed salad and creamy dressing or fresh vegetables and ranch dip. If your kids will eat leaf spinach, try a spinach salad with cherry tomatoes and seasoned croutons for a little extra crunch, topped with a creamy balsamic dressing. If leaf spinach won't fly, try romaine lettuce with Caesar dressing instead. A platter of fresh vegetables that the kids can dip into ranch or guacamole dressing usually goes over well.

Fruit

Try a melon combo for a fresh and fruity salad. Watermelon, cantaloupe and honeydew melon go perfectly together with their flavors and colors blending beautifully. There's another fruity combination to try -- berries of all colors and varieties. Mix blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, and blackberries together in a glass bowl for a striking and delicious fruit salad.

Dessert

Satisfy the family's sweet tooth with a delicious and healthy ending to the meal. Frozen yogurt or sugar-free ice cream can be a sweet treat without the standard fat and sugar. Sprinkle granola and fresh blueberries or raspberries over the frozen yogurt or ice cream to make it even more tasty and nutritious.

About the Author

Kathryn Hatter is a veteran home-school educator, as well as an accomplished gardener, quilter, crocheter, cook, decorator and digital graphics creator. As a regular contributor to Natural News, many of Hatter's Internet publications focus on natural health and parenting. Hatter has also had publication on home improvement websites such as Redbeacon.

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