Easy Beef and Broccoli

This is the BEST and EASIEST beef and broccoli recipe that can be made in 15 minutes from start to finish. It is quicker, cheaper, and healthier than take-out! I found the recipe on the Damn Delicious web site. You Will Need: 2/3 cup reduced sodium soy sauce1/2 cup chicken stock1/4 cup honey2 tablespoons rice […]

Our 6 Favorite Patriotic Desserts

It is fun serving red, white, and blue desserts to children on patriotic holidays like the upcoming Labor Day holiday. These are a few of our favorite recipes we have posted for Memorial Day, the 4th of July, and Labor Day so you can choose which to make for this upcoming Labor Day Weekend. Patriotic […]

Lemony Orzo Salad

I am always afraid that mayonnaise-based summer pasta and potato salads will spoil when left out during summer barbecues. After taking a Food Safety course at the Nanny Institute I probably won’t be using mayonnaise for picnics and school lunches ever again. So, I tried to make an olive oil based summer salad instead. Here […]

Pork Chops with Peach Sauce

It’s peach season in my neck of the woods and the local farmers market has the best peaches of the year. I found this one-pan dish that’s sure to impress at the My Recipes web site. The homemade bourbon-peach sauce perfectly complements the pan-seared pork chops. You Will Need: 4 (4-ounce) boneless center-cut loin pork […]

Summer Fruit Crostata

Blueberry and peach season overlap for a brief moment here in New Jersey. Blueberry season starts in early-mid June and usually goes until the end of July, early August. This is an easy summer dessert recipe I found at the Coley Cook web site which combines peaches and blueberries in a free-form tart. It’s an […]

Peach-Filled Pancakes

I typically follow other’s recipes when cooking for my Nanny Family. But this week the children in my care and I bought sweet, juicy peaches at the local farmers market and I made up a recipe to try with them. I took thin slices of peaches and dipped them into pancake batter to make delicious […]

Baked Lemon Pasta

Cooking for Kids This is a simple, creamy, and delicious pasta dish. Be sure to use plenty of lemon zest. I always add more than listed in the recipe. It’s great as a side dish or as the main dish served with a salad and a piece of crusty bread. You Will Need: 1 pound […]

Cauliflower Marinara

All children love pizza! These Cauliflower Steaks with Marinara are like a light and tasty take on pizza that I found on the cooktoria web site. Always allow the children to help you prepare the foods you cook for them. My Nanny Kids love spreading the marinara sauce and sprinkling the cheese onto the cauliflower […]

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 […]