Carrot Soufflé

Cooking for Kids This is an absolutely delicious carrot dish that tastes more like a dessert than a side dish. Soufflés usually are difficult to make but this is a super simple recipe. I know using vegetables as a dessert sounds crazy, but I promise you and the children will be pleasantly surprised by this […]

Easy Cheese Sauces for Vegetables

How Do You Get Kids to Eat their Vegetables? Almost every nanny has struggled to get kids to eat their vegetables. I have found it’s easier to get the little ones to eat their veggies when I add cheese to the healthy side dish. Here are the three easiest ways to add cheese to broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, green beans, […]

Planting a Garden

Fun Science: Creative Project Wednesday Gardening is a great way for kids to learn science. Planting a theme garden can make the learning experience even more fun. One great theme idea is choosing vegetables, herbs, or flowers that start with the letters that spell the children’s names or friend’s name garden. You can try making a herb/scent […]

Deceptively Delicious by Jessica Seinfeld

Should We Hide, or Not Hide, Veggies in Kids’ Food? I love the cookbook Deceptively Delicious. Jessica Seinfeld, the wife of comedian Jerry Seinfeld and a mother of three, shows us how to add vegetables that kids find unappetizing on their own, to foods kids love. With the help of a nutritionist and a professional chef, […]

Pasta Primavera

Cooking for Kids The kids I care for love this pasta primavera recipe. I don’t even have to hide the vegetables in the dish – the kids eat them. This is my no frills recipe with no cream or heavy seasonings, just the flavors of olive oil and lemon. Be sure to throw in any […]