Chicken Salad with Grapes

Cooking for Kids I used store bought rotisserie chicken to make this easy lunch for my Nanny Kids. But feel free to use any left over chicken to make this chicken salad. If the children don’t like celery or pecans just don’t add them to the recipe or replace the pecans with walnuts or other […]

Shrimp and Avocado Salad

Cooking for Families Salads make great lunches and dinners for hot summer days and evenings. Nothing is easier to make and it fills everyone up with plenty of protein and vegetables. Shrimp, avocado, tomato, and sweet onions with fresh squeezed lime juice, are really nice on a hot day. Add as much vegetables as you […]

Salmon Burgers

Cooking for Families I know I should eat more salmon for a hearty healthy diet but it can be so boring. But I found this recipe on foodnetwork.com and it is so delicious. I eat it with a salad and a mini piece of whole wheat Naan but serve it on a brioche bun for […]

Mason Jar Salads

Cooking for Families My Mom Boss loves prepared mason jar salads to keep on her healthy diet during busy work days. They are great for busy nannies too. When making a mason jar salad, there is a strategy involved with the layering of the ingredients. Always put the salad dressing on the bottom, then layer […]

Nannies: Do You Eat the Family’s Food When Working?

Respecting Professional Nanny Boundaries While working, nannies are typically invited to eat meals with the children in their care. This includes a slice of pizza when out with friends, food they prepare for the kids in the home, and leftovers in the fridge. But, each family has a different budget and different customs. In-home child […]