Turkey Cookies for Thanksgiving

Cooking for Kids My Nanny Kids don’t like the traditional Thanksgiving desserts of pumpkin and apple pie. So I found these adorable and delicious turkey cookies to make for the children I care for at CrazyLittleProjects web site for Thanksgiving. Let the kids help you make and decorate these cute cookies. The link to buy […]

Tomato Soup with Croutons

Cooking for Families Instead of serving processed and highly salted cans of soup Nanny Family likes this tomato soup that is easy for me to make. I don’t add hot sauce, or arugula since the kids don’t like those ingredients. The croutons can be made one day ahead. Store airtight at room temperature. You Will […]

Rice Krispy Ghosts

Cooking with Kids Kids love Halloween and rice crispy treats. So combine their love of Halloween and sweets to make these easy rice crispy mummies. To make it easier for myself I just bought a box of Rice Krispies Bars at the store. I used mini chocolate chips for the eyes but I think regular […]

Cast Iron Caramelized Apple Corn Bread

Cooking for Families My Nanny Kids love corn muffins for breakfast or snacks but this corn bread can be enjoyed with dinner by both the children and their parents. If you don’t have a cast iron skillet, sauté the apples and onions in any heavy skillet and transfer to a buttered 8×8-inch glass dish for […]

Deep Dish Pizza

Cooking for Kids Here is a Chicago-style deep pan pizza recipe I found on the epicurious web site. The pan in which it is baked gives the pizza its characteristically high edge which provides ample space for large amounts of cheese and a chunky tomato sauce. Don’t forget to add any pizza toppings the children […]

Layered Color Yogurt Pops

Cooking for Kids It’s still hot outside and nothing cools kids off quicker than a healthy and delicious yogurt pop. Adding colors to the yogurt and layering the colored yogurt makes enjoying the cool treats even more fun. Here’s how to make this super easy treat. You Will Need: Vanilla Yogurt Food Coloring Pastry Bag […]

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 […]