Rhubarb Muffins

It is fun trying new recipes. I never made rhubarb muffins before until I found this rhubarb muffin recipe at allrecipes.com. Children love baking! The children absolutely loved the muffins. So be sure to allow the children in your care to help gather the ingredients, measure, mix, and pour as much of the recipe as […]

Baked Chicken Drumsticks

I found this easy baked chicken recipe on the fitdiary.net web site. Its a delicious, quick dinner recipe that is healthy and flavorful. The children I care for really enjoy this recipe. You Will Need: 10 Chicken Drumsticks1 Medium Onion, Sliced2 Garlic Cloves, Peeled and Crushed1 Tablespoon Olive Oil2 Tablespoons Worcestershire Sauce1 Teaspoon Paprika1 Teaspoon […]

Pride Rainbow Cake

June is Pride Month in the United States. According to the History Channel, Harvey Milk, one of the country’s first openly gay elected officials, commissioned artist Gilbert Baker to create the first rainbow flag for San Francisco’s Gay Freedom Day Parade. Now rainbow commonly represent LGBTQ rights. I found this rainbow cake recipe on the […]

Patriotic Ice Cream Sandwiches

The children I care for and I made sugar cookies to make these ice cream sandwiches. Decorating the cookies with red, white, and blue sprinkles made this a patriotic treat for Memorial Day weekend. Allow the children help with every step of baking. Let kids help collect the ingredients, measure, mix, and decorate the sugar […]

Broccoli, Carrot, Cabbage and Apple Salad

It’s a challenge getting many children to eat vegetables. But I only added fruits and vegetables that the children in my care like to this salad and the children gobbled it up. The key is to offer small amounts of new vegetable dishes with other foods the children like without forcing them to eat new […]

Cheesy Pesto Breadsticks

One of the children I care for loves the magic of making yeast dough and breads! The child also loves pesto — especially if it is homemade. So I searched the Internet and I found this cheesy pesto breadstick recipe on the redstaryeast.com web site. The breadsticks turned out soft, filled with delicious sweet basil […]

Fresh Strawberry Cake for Mother’s Day

This fresh strawberry cake is the perfect gift to make for Mother’s Day. I found this cake that is moist and tender with a beautiful pink color on the Sugar Gang Show web site. This recipe makes three 8″x2″ cake rounds with strawberry buttercream and strawberry filling. It really is a great cake for summer […]

Skillet Chicken, Green Beans and Lemon Butter

I found this easy dinner recipe on the aimeeathome web site. The chicken breast is tender and flavorful. The adults in my Nanny Family love shallots so I added the small onions to the recipe and kept them to one side of the skillet. Just double or triple the recipe if making it for the […]

Parmesan Zucchini Fries

A father I worked for said when children won’t eat vegetables just add cheese or bread crumbs to the vegetables and the kids will eat them. I did both with these baked Parmesan zucchini fries. They are yummy and simple to make. To make them extra crispy, use the broiler at the end of baking […]

Honey Brown Sugar Chicken Tenders by Betty Crocker

If you care for a finicky eater this may be one of the best recipes to try to serve the child because it tastes great. This is my Nanny Kid’s new favorite chicken dinner and lunch. It’s so easy and quick to make. The child asked me to share with my readers that the reason […]