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 […]

Cavatelli, Broccoli Rabe and Sweet Sausage

You can never go wrong making pasta for dinner for your Nanny Family. This is a quick and easy recipe with the pasta, veggie, and protein all in one dish. You Will Need: 1 lb sweet Italian sausage1 lb broccoli rabe, trimmed, stems removed 1 lb frozen cavatelli3 to 4 garlic cloves,2 tablespoons extra virgin […]

Meat Sauce and Pasta

You can’t go wrong serving kids pasta. They always gobble it up. I always hide some veggies in the meat sauce sauce. You can use ground veal, turkey, or Beyond Burger instead of beef if your Nanny Family prefers. Using store bought marinara sauce makes this a quick and easy lunch or dinner. This recipe […]

Creamy Chicken and Broccoli Pasta

Cooking for Kids This pasta dish I found at 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, […]

Pasta, Sausage, Garlic and Wine Sauce

Cooking for Families My Nanny Kids love pasta. But I’m so tired of serving marinara sauce on pasta. Since my Nanny Family likes sweet sausage, I added the meat and some vegetables to a light wine sauce this week instead of serving a red sauce. The alcohol cooks off so no worries serving wine sauce […]

Fettuccine with Peas and Ham

Cooking for Kids Recipe By Emeril Lagasse If you want longevity and to keep your nanny job after the kids start school, I have found cooking dinner for the family as a helpful skill to have. Preparing hot, fresh dinners gives the parents time to bond with their kids after arriving home from a long […]