Super Stuffed Potatoes

Cooking With Kids From Kid Food: Rachael Ray’s Top 30 30-Minute Meals Sometimes it’s hard to get kids to eat foods other than peanut butter and jelly and chicken nuggets but Rachael Ray increases the children’s repertoire of foods to include eggplant, succotash, and lots of yummy green plants in Kid Food: Rachael Ray’s Top 30 […]

Beefy Cheesy Pasta

Cooking with Kids All kids love mac n’ cheese but here’s a great recipe I found years ago at allrecipes.com that adds ground beef or ground turkey for a boost of protein. It’s a favorite dish of my charges and their friends who join us for lunches or dinners. Parents and nannies ask me for the recipe […]

Healthy Halloween Treats

Candy-Free Ideas The one thing I hate about Halloween is the hyperactive kids that eat too much sugar. So, I decided to search the Internet for some quick, easy, and healthy Halloween snacks to feed the kids. Please check out the links where I found these recipes. Ghost Eggs:  Hard-boil a dozen white eggs and […]

Cranberry Orange Mini Muffins

Cooking With Kids Cranberries are North America’s most historically significant native berry. Kids love cranberries and mini muffins. These cranberry orange mini muffins from food.com make a great snack or after dinner treat. Make a double batch and stick some in the freezer to throw into school lunches. What You Need: 1 cup sugar 1 orange, juice […]

Apple Butternut Squash Soup

Cooking with Kids For the past month I have been posting recipes using apples to make with the kids. This week I made a more grown-up recipe using apples and butternut squash. While most kids love chicken noodle soup, not all toddlers will appreciate the texture of a squash and apple soup. But, if your […]