Shrimp Fried Rice

This is a super easy recipe I found at the eating on a dime web site. I add a little sweet mirin to the recipe to add some sweetness. You Will Need: 1 lb large shrimp (raw, detailed and devained)3 larges eggs light beaten2 tablespoon sesame oil2 tablespoon vegetable oil4 cups cooked rice (brown is […]

Fried Goat Cheese

Goat cheese is a great for those who are lactose intolerance. I found this recipe on the evolving table web site. Both the kids I care for and parents I work for love this delicious fried goat cheese with their salads. You Will Need: 9 oz. goat cheese log softened½ tsp. rosemary fresh, finely chopped½ […]

Shrimp and Grits

My nanny kids loved this warm, savory shrimp and grits recipe that is flavored with bacon, chicken stock, butter, and cheese. It warmed their bellies on a cold winter day. I found this delicious recipe at the Simply Recipes web site. You Will Need: 4 1/2 cups water1 teaspoon kosher salt1 cup stone-ground white grits2 […]

Pulled Pork Stuffed Sweet Potato

An 8-year-old I care for loves sweet potatoes. Since her family had a pack of shredded barbecue pork in their freezer I tried serving the pork on a sweet potato. She loved it. I baked the potato while she was in school and simply reheated the potato right before serving. Her parents ate the extra […]

Red Pepper Sauce

My Mom Boss asked me to make this recipe. It is so super easy to make and so delicious. If someone in your nanny family cannot consume tomatoes this red pepper sauce is a great alternative to marinara sauce. We served it on pasta for the kids but the sauce good over steak, grilled polenta, […]

Sausage and Broccoli Rabe Pasta

You can never go wrong making pasta for dinner for your Nanny Family. The toddler I care for really loves this recipe. This is a quick and easy recipe with the pasta, veggie, and protein all in one dish. You Will Need: 1 lb sweet Italian sausage 1 lb broccoli rabe, trimmed, stems removed 1 […]

Chicken and Feta Stuffed Peppers

My Mom Boss asked me to make this recipe from her recipe box. The original recipe recommends cutting the sweet bell peppers in half but I like making stuffed peppers as full bell peppers. I just increased the par cooking and final cooking a bit. We also put them in the freezer to reheat as […]

Hummus Pizza

You may think that hummus pizza sounds gross but I assure you it’s delicious. You can make your own pizza dough and hummus from scratch but I simply buy fresh pizza dough from the grocery store or from my favorite Italian restaurant and my Nanny Family’s favorite store bought hummus. Let the children spread the […]

Chicken Biryani

This is a delicious chicken dinner that is bursting with amazing flavors by Daniela Apostolic from the My Gorgeous Recipes web site. The rice is cooked to perfection and chicken cooked in fragrant, but mild Indian spices are combined in one fantastic dish that everyone in the family can enjoy. You Will Need: 2 chicken […]

Christmas Tree Pizza

This easy recipe combines children’s love of both Christmas and pizza. I use store bought fresh pizza dough and pesto sauce to make it super easy and quick for the children to make their own holiday pizza. Using pesto sauce instead of tomato sauce makes for a great looking Christmas tree pizza. You Will Need: […]