Cranberry Orange Scones

It’s cranberry season and the children I care for and I love cranberries. That’s why my eldest Nanny Kid chose this cranberry orange scone recipe we found on the Taste of Home web site. I always allow the children to help with every step of making a recipe from collecting the ingredients, measuring, and mixing […]

Peach-Filled Pancakes

I typically follow other’s recipes when cooking for my Nanny Family. But this week the children in my care and I bought sweet, juicy peaches at the local farmers market and I made up a recipe to try with them. I took thin slices of peaches and dipped them into pancake batter to make delicious […]

Spider Web Pancakes

Children love both pancakes and Halloween. This is such a fun and easy way to combine your Nanny Kid’s love of their favorite breakfast for Halloween. Homemade pancakes with fresh ingredients taste so much better than using a pancake mix, but the kids aren’t likely to care which recipe you use. Don’t forget to visit […]

Croissant a L’orange

Cooking for Families This is a very fancy breakfast for the kids to make for a very special lady for Mother’s Day this weekend. It’s really not hard to make but is a wonderful presentation. I had the kids help me make this recipe during the work week to practice to make it for their […]

Banana Pancakes

Cooking for Kids Fluffy on the inside, crispy on the outside and delicately flavored with bananas, these are phenomenal banana pancakes. My Mom Boss found this great recipe in The Kid’s Cookbook: A Great Book for Kids Who Love to Cook! by Abigail Johnson Dodge. If you have extra ripe bananas laying around be seen […]

Red Velvet Muffins for Valentine’s Day

Cooking with Kids These red velvety muffins are soft, tender, and have an extra fudgy taste that makes you feel like you are eating dessert instead of breakfast. Red is the color of Valentine’s Day so use a whole small bottle of red food coloring.  Feel free to play around with this, starting with less […]

Cheesy Egg Breakfast Quesadillas

Cooking for Families My Nanny Kids already love scrambled eggs and they love cheese quesadillas. So I combined these two loves to make a high protein-packed breakfast. Add any sides the kids like to eat with eggs or quesadillas including bacon, ham, salsa, avocado, sour cream, and so on. You Will Need: 3 large eggs […]

Mason Jar Omelettes

Cooking for Kids Here’s a quick and easy way to make inlets for the kids. Whip the omelette up and keep in a mason jar overnight. Then in the morning or for a quick high protein breakfast or snack you (or the kids) simply remove the kid and microwave the egg in the jar for […]

Patriotic Mason Jar Parfait

Cooking for Kids It is Memorial Day and a perfect time to enjoy a patriotic yogurt and berry parfait. I layer Vanilla Greek Yogurt with blueberries, strawberries, and raspberries and store in a mason jar for a quick and easy breakfast or snack for my Nanny Kids. When serving, open the jars and sprinkle granola […]

Saint Patrick’s Day Pancakes

Cooking for Kids Saint Patrick’s Day is next week. Instead of buying green bagels for breakfast, I like making green pancakes for my Nanny Kids on Saint Patrick’s Day. I love using the colorful Lucky Charms cereal marshmallows to decorate pancakes for the kids. Simply use your favorite pancake mix to make this easy holiday […]