Kids in the Kitchen

Two-Ingredient Popsicles

Here’s a super simple recipe, perfect for using any kind of summer berry that is in season right now! You can use one type of berry or a combination you love! These popsicles can be made by even the littlest kitchen helper! Read the recipe in my contributor post over at Motherhood on a Dime! Read more…

What to Do With the Kids in Your Kitchen

My children are always eager to help in the kitchen but at times its easy for them to get underfoot and just make a mess. I’ve come to realize that sometimes I need to embrace the mess and allow them to learn alongside me. Here are some ideas I’ve found helpful while having kids in […] Read more…

Bread Machine Calzone Dough

I’ve got to admit, I love flax. It has great nutritional benefits and really does taste good! We like to add it to smoothies, our cereal and baked goods. One of my favorite ways to get flax into my diet is by making calzone dough in my bread machine. I thought I’d share the recipe […] Read more…

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

I’m embarrassed to say that I’ve been on a chocolate chip kick lately. From my caramel chocolate oatmeal chews to these zucchini chip cookies to smores I just can’t get enough! I’m not pregnant anymore so I unfortunately cannot claim it as a pregnancy craving :)  Here I’ll share a cookie made with two of my […] Read more…

Kid Friendly Foods: Campfire Snack

My kids and I celebrated camping season by making this Campfire Snack from Family Fun magazine. It has very simple, seasonal ingredients and is good for them too! You may even want to eat one yourself. :) Enjoy!   Ingredients: Red grapes Green grapes (we didn’t have any) Cheddar cheese slices (I used deli slices) […] Read more…

Will’s Blueberry Muffins

Last week William wanted to make blueberry muffins and I just happened to have some blueberries in the freezer. We found a recipe and I asked him if we should add something different to the muffins. He asked for applesauce, so we substituted it for half of the oil. We also used raw (turbinado) sugar […] Read more…

Steamed Peas Again?

Lately I’ve been all out of ideas for vegetable side dishes. I tend to steam the same vegetables over and over again and I can tell my family is getting tired of it! I looked through the “bookmarked” websites on my computer and rediscovered Fruits & Veggies More Matters. This helpful site is packed with great ideas […] Read more…