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5 Fast and Easy Dinners Your Kids Will Love to Eat AND Cook

Do your kids want to get more involved in the kitchen? Now they can with the recipes collected in Tiffany Dahle's The Ultimate Kids' Cookbook: Fun One-Pot Recipes Your Whole Family Will Love! Inside you will find simple yet delicious recipes with instructions for you and your children so you can make dinner together, all while your kids learn valuable cooking skills.

School Night Chicken Fajitas

School Night Chicken Fajitas

This recipe makes for great leftovers, so add this to your weekly meal prep.

Photo: Tiffany Dahle

No need to wait for Taco Tuesday to enjoy these chicken fajitas; they are so easy to make. You could even do big batches of chicken over the weekend and use the leftovers to pack yummy lunches for school. My girls love them hot or cold.


1 tablespoon chili powder
1¼ teaspoon cumin
¾ teaspoon paprika
¾ teaspoon oregano
¾ teaspoon marjoram
¾ teaspoon thyme
¾ teaspoon garlic salt
½ teaspoon basil
½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
½ teaspoon nutmeg
Juice from 1 lime
3 teaspoons canola oil
2 pounds chicken tenderloins
1 red bell pepper
½ red onion
8 small flour tortillas

Fajitas are always a favorite because everyone can mix and match their

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