Chicken Paillards with Clementine Salsa

Cooking for Families Who doesn’t love clementines? Clementines make a surprising, refreshing, colorful addition to this chicken dish. I recommend doubling the salsa since it’s so good. The salsa is so delicious and can be used with halibut, mahi mahi, and other fish as well. You Will Need: 4 5-ounce chicken breast halves 4 clementines, […]

Cinnamon Sugar Roll Twists

Cooking With Kids Children love helping cook and baking. This is an easy and tasty treat for youngsters to help make. I used pre-made pizza dough from the grocery store and had the kids roll balls of dough into snake shapes and twist them. After baking, the children enjoyed brushing the sweet cinnamon and sugar […]

Berry Yogurt Smoothie

Cooking for Kids It’s hot outside and my Nanny Kids love cooling down with a refreshing and healthy berry and yogurt smoothie. This luscious, low-fat drink couldn’t be easier to make. It has a thick, creamy texture produced by pureeing the frozen berries. No ice cubes necessary. This recipe makes two servings so just increase […]

Disney “Dole Whip”

Cooking for Families This is a refreshing, light, low calorie, and low-fat dessert your whole Nanny Family will enjoy during the summer months. If you love Dole Whip (a Disney Park fan’s favorite frozen treat), you’ll love this super-refreshing, dairy-free dessert with the texture of soft serve found on the epicurious web site. You will […]

Berry Frozen Yogurt Pie

Cooking for Kids This is a refreshing dessert or snack to serve to the children on hot summer days or anytime of the year. It’s much easier to make and to serve than ice cream cake. This pie can hang out in the freezer for weeks as long as it’s well wrapped. Just thaw it […]

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookie Bars

Cooking with Kids All children like helping bake a quick and easy treat. Have the kids help gather the ingredients, measure the ingredients, and mix the dough. These one-bowl oatmeal chocolate chip cookie bars are not only easy, but they’re also incredibly delicious. They are soft, chewy, and loaded with chocolate chips — everything bar […]

Whole Roasted Cauliflower

Cooking for Families This is an impressive vegetable dish with Parmesan cheese and garlic to serve to your Nanny Family. You can roast this whole cauliflower head, with just 10 minutes of prep. Whole baked cauliflower makes a delicious vegetarian main dish or a healthy low carb side dish. I love serving for special occasions […]

Whole Chicken in Riesling

Cooking for Families Although coq au vin is made with red wine this delicious chicken dish is made with Riesling. The wine adds a wonderful flavor to this chicken dish but the alcohol cooks off and is completely safe to serve to children. Cooking this dish fills the home with wonderful aroma and will make […]

Naan Bread

Cooking with Kids My youngest Nanny Kid loves Naan. Pop the Indian flat bread in the toaster for a moment and that’s all she needs as a snack or side dish to any meal. Typically Naan made with yeast but I found this simple recipe online that tastes great without using yeast. Trust me, after […]

Cookie Painting

Creative Wednesday All kids love to paint and all kids love cookies. Combine these two loves by having the children paint cookies. These cookies can be made year round for any reason. Don’t forget to let the kids measure the ingredients, mix, sift, roll out the dough, and use cookie cutters before painting the cookies. […]