Skillet Chicken, Green Beans and Lemon Butter

I found this easy dinner recipe on the aimeeathome web site. The chicken breast is tender and flavorful. The adults in my Nanny Family love shallots so I added the small onions to the recipe and kept them to one side of the skillet. Just double or triple the recipe if making it for the […]

Parmesan Zucchini Fries

A father I worked for said when children won’t eat vegetables just add cheese or bread crumbs to the vegetables and the kids will eat them. I did both with these baked Parmesan zucchini fries. They are yummy and simple to make. To make them extra crispy, use the broiler at the end of baking […]

Honey Brown Sugar Chicken Tenders by Betty Crocker

If you care for a finicky eater this may be one of the best recipes to try to serve the child because it tastes great. This is my Nanny Kid’s new favorite chicken dinner and lunch. It’s so easy and quick to make. The child asked me to share with my readers that the reason […]

Fettuccine with Steak and Mushroom Sauce

My Nanny Kids went bonkers over this delicious creamy, steak and mushroom pasta dish I found on Best Creamy delish.com. My photo doesn’t do it justice. You will have to try it yourself to believe me. If you work for pasta loving carnivores like me, they will gobble it down and ask for seconds. You […]

Breaded Whole Cauliflower

If you thought you didn’t like cauliflower, this recipe will change your mind. This whole cauliflower makes a beautiful presentation. It’s great to serve for company for a holiday or special occasion. You Will Need: 1 large head cauliflower½ cup seasoned bread crumbs2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese¼ cup margarine, melted⅛ teaspoon garlic powder⅛ teaspoon salt1!pinch […]

Kid-Friendly Stuffed Bell Peppers

Bell peppers come in green, red, orange, and yellow and my Nanny Kids love all of them. You can replace the beef with ground turkey or Beyond Beef plant-based ground beef to make this stuffed bell pepper recipe. You Will Need: 4 bell peppers (red or green)
1 pound of ground beef
1 cup of Monterey jack […]

Pork Chops with Cherry Sauce

Some of the great things about serving pork is it is lean, affordable, and very versatile. Children love cherries and cherries compliment the taste of pork. Families love this super easy cherry sauce found on the tasteofhome web site. You Will Need: 1 tablespoon finely chopped shallot1 teaspoon olive oil1 cup fresh or frozen pitted […]

Risotto with Peas and Bacon

Risotto is a northern Italian rice dish cooked with broth until it reaches a creamy consistency. It is one of the most common ways of cooking rice in Italy. This is an easier recipe for risotto than most. You Will Need: 2 onions 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 ounce of butter 6 slices of bacon […]

Homemade Chocolate Pudding

Always have the children help you in the kitchen when you can. They can help gather the ingredients, measure, and mix. To prevent lumpy pudding, whisk all the dry ingredients together in a saucepan. Then gradually add the milk, a little bit at a time, whisking thoroughly after each addition until the mixture is smooth. […]

Portobello Mushroom Meatballs

Cooking for Families These mushroom meatballs are healthy, easy to prepare, and taste absolutely delicious! Serve them with some pasta sauce or plain or as appetizers — which ever your Nanny Family prefers. You will need a food processor to make the meatballs because the mixture is thick. I added some shredded carrots to the […]