Best Kid-Friendly Recipes All For $20 Or Less

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Recipe Ideas for Kids Under $20

School lunch ideas, kids supper ideas, and the answer to new family favourites within your budget - all in one place

Between playing chauffeur, teacher, cleaner, personal chef, and of course parent, managing the grocery budget week after week can become one more thing on the list that you just don’t have time for.

Creating meals that the kids will enjoy and that you feel good about putting on their plates, is a juggling act every parent struggles with but with these Wonder® bread-inspired recipe ideas you can plan your grocery list and meals a lot faster!

Not sure what to make for lunch, looking for dinner ideas that the whole family can enjoy together, or stumped on easy air fryer or slow cooker recipes that can help save you time before you need to get the next meal on the table? Just keep scrolling!    

Breakfast Burritos

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Wonder Breakfast Burritos For Kids

Take breakfast off repeat.       
Rushing through mornings full of packing lunches, finishing homework from the night before,  finding your missing keys, and shuffling the kids out the door can leave little time to create inspiring breakfast options. 
 
This no mess and no fuss Wonder® inspired recipe is the perfect mid-week change-up. Modify this cost-effective idea to your little ones' tastes while adding in some extra vegetables or meats without them noticing. Pack your egg mixture up in a Wonder® White Wrap for a quick breakfast at the table or a to-go option in the car.
 
Find the full recipe here.

Brekkie Cones

Who doesn’t love food in a cone?  
Bring some wonder back to the table on weekend mornings with this fun recipe that kids (and you)  will enjoy. 

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Brekkie Cones

This quick and easy idea is a budget-friendly option that you can create quickly on your own or better yet, get the kids involved. They can choose their own toppings and fill their cones once all the fillings are ready to go making for a fun morning of family time that doesn’t involve a hundred other things on the list of to-dos (or at least until after everyone’s eaten!)
 
Find the full recipe here.

Cheeseburger Bun Tacos

Here's something the kids are going to love to Taco-bout! 

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Cheeseburger Tacos

Change up Taco Tuesday with this playful recipe idea that allows you to serve up Wonder® Hamburger Buns any time of year. Transform this kid-friendly supper idea into something even the grownups can enjoy all for under $20.   
 
Find the full recipe here.

Chicken Salad Toaster Wrap

Sure to make the toast WANTED list!
While there’s nothing criminal about this recipe idea, you’re going to love getting away with adding some secret vegetables into this wrap and transforming a regular old chicken salad sandwich into something much more fun to bite into.

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Chicken Salad Toaster Wrap

Get this wrap into those hungry little mouths in less than 15 minutes with just a few ingredients including Wonder® White Wraps that you can toast up for the whole family for under $20.

They are a quick and easy way to feed the family while working from home, enjoying family time on a Saturday afternoon, or on the way to soccer practice. 

Find the full recipe here

Garlic Bread and Cheese Pasta Pie

Oh, the pasta-bilities!
Here's a whole new way to serve up your Wonder® White Texas Toast Bread - this time with dinner! The kiddos are sure to love this twist as you serve up slices on their plates in place of pasta and sauce in their bowls.

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Garlic Bread Pasta Torte

This family-friendly recipe idea is easy on the wallet and a quick way to get mealtime underway during a busy weeknight. If you're looking to save even more time, make your sauce the day before and simply add it to the cooked pasta the next day, and don't forget to make a little extra for sloppy joe night tomorrow. 
 
Find the full recipe here.

Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup Bake

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Tomato Soup Grilled Cheese Bake

Time to get cheesy!
This quick lunch idea is the perfect pairing in every bite. Grilled cheese sandwich meets tomato soup in this easy kid-friendly lunch recipe idea that everyone in the family can also enjoy. Whether it is a Sunday afternoon or a lunch while the kids are on break from school, this recipe idea is easy on the wallet, dishes, and you!  
 
Find the full recipe here.

Kid and Freezer-Friendly Enchiladas

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Make Ahead Quesadillas

What’s not to love?
Here are three things we love about this Wonder® inspired dinner recipe. 

1. It is a quick kid-friendly supper idea that the whole family can enjoy.
2. You can make it ahead and freeze to help save time on your busier evenings.
3. It’s a great way to sneak in some extra veggies onto the plate. Need we say more?
 
Find the full recipe here.

Pizza Quesadillas 

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Pizza Quesadillas

Can’t top this one!  Well actually you can, with whatever toppings your little ones will enjoy most.

Everyone loves a good wrap, but how about using your Wonder® white wraps to create pizza quesadillas that the whole family can enjoy? Whether you want to serve them up midday, as appetizers, or for dinnertime, they are sure to have the kids asking for more! 
 
Slice them up to fit the little hands in your household and change up flavours based on their favourite pizza fillings. This quick and easy recipe takes 10 minutes from start to serve, all for less than $20, and is a great way to change up mealtime any day of the week.
 
Find the full recipe here.