Orange Chicken

Cooking for Families Children and parents love Chinese food so it’s fun to make it for them to have at home. If your employers only want you to use breast meat the Orange Chicken will taste great. But, dark chicken meat is even more flavorful. Serve it with Jasmine rice or fried rice. Don’t forget […]

Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Brussel Sprouts and Shallots

Cooking for Families My favorite way to prepare vegetables is by roasting them. Roasting nutritious sweet potatoes and Brussel sprouts together makes a beautiful side dish. Chop the sweet potato into similar sizes will help them cook evenly. Line a baking sheet with foil to make an easy clean up. You Will Need: 1 pound […]

Patriotic Cake Roll

Cooking for Families Memorial Day is this upcoming Monday. It’s a federal holiday and a day off from work to honor and mourn the military personnel who have died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. I made this red, white, and blue dessert for my Nanny Family to enjoy on the long weekend. […]

Greek Chicken Sish Kebab

Cooking for Families This is a delicious change from boring grilled chicken. The chicken is full of flavor and tender. This is an excellent main dish when served with pita bread, a garlicky tzatziki, and a Greek salad with olives and feta cheese. Lamb can be substituted for the chicken and add any vegetables your […]

Creamy Chicken and Broccoli Pasta

Cooking for Kids This pasta dish I found at slenderkitchen.com uses a lighter version of Alfredo sauce. You can use almost any type of pasta for this chicken and broccoli pasta recipe. Regular, whole grain, and high fiber pasta all work. You can also use any shape of pasta you like — spaghetti, shells, ziti, […]

Lemon Pound Cake

Cooking for Families I love lemon desserts and will try any lemon recipe at least once. This is a good no-fuss recipe, perfect for making ahead for parties or any occasion. This lemon pound cake I found on the foodnetwork is so delicious I will be making it over and over again. You Will Need: […]

Croissant a L’orange

Cooking for Families This is a very fancy breakfast for the kids to make for a very special lady for Mother’s Day this weekend. It’s really not hard to make but is a wonderful presentation. I had the kids help me make this recipe during the work week to practice to make it for their […]

Air Fried Parmesan Zucchini

Cooking for Families Air Fryer zucchini chips are a crunchy low carb snacks that are much healthier than deep fried but have the same great texture and taste. I personally don’t bother using bread crumbs at all like most people do. When using the air fryer the Parmesan cheese becomes golden and crispy on the […]

Easy Korean Ground Beef

Cooking for Kids I found this super easy, quick, and delicious Korean Ground Beef recipe on therecipecritic.com. I don’t use crushed red pepper or black pepper when making this dish for my Nanny Kids. But if your Nanny Family likes a little spice be sure to include the crushed red pepper to their liking. Serve […]

Banana Pancakes

Cooking for Kids Fluffy on the inside, crispy on the outside and delicately flavored with bananas, these are phenomenal banana pancakes. My Mom Boss found this great recipe in The Kid’s Cookbook: A Great Book for Kids Who Love to Cook! by Abigail Johnson Dodge. If you have extra ripe bananas laying around be seen […]