Kids will look forward to eating these fun and familiar foods, says the chef of Benny's Big Time pizzeria in Wilmington, N.C.

By People Staff
August 10, 2017 12:00 PM
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Kids will look forward to eating these fun and familiar foods, says the chef of Benny’s Big Time pizzeria in Wilmington, N.C.

Vivian Howard’s Picky-Eater Pleaser Box

Main
Hummus sandwich (see recipe) with chopped cucumbers, carrots and broccoli

Snacks
Popcorn sprinkled with grated Parmesan Watermelon wedges with lime zest and sea salt

Dessert
Chocolate brownie

Creamy Hummus Spread
3 (15.5-oz.) cans chickpeas, drained and rinsed
2 garlic cloves
⅓ cup olive oil
¼ cup fresh lemon juice (from 2 lemons)
3 tbsp. tahini
2 tbsp. water
1 tbsp. honey
1 ½ tsp. kosher salt
⅛ tsp. cayenne pepper (optional)

1. Place chickpeas, garlic, oil, lemon juice, tahini, water, honey, salt and, if desired, cayenne in bowl of a food processor. Process until most of the chickpea skins have broken down and mixture is very smooth, about 3 minutes.

Makes: About 3 cups
Active time: 5 minutes
Total time: 5 minutes