Chicken Francese

Dinner doesn’t have to be difficult. Chicken Francese is an easy meal that is packed with flavor. This chicken recipe I found on the Salty Marshmallow web site comes together in only 30 minutes. Serve it with pasta, rice, or mashed potatoes and green beans or a side salad. You Will Need: 2 Large boneless […]

Easy Beef and Broccoli

This is the BEST and EASIEST beef and broccoli recipe that can be made in 15 minutes from start to finish. It is quicker, cheaper, and healthier than take-out! I found the recipe on the Damn Delicious web site. You Will Need: 2/3 cup reduced sodium soy sauce1/2 cup chicken stock1/4 cup honey2 tablespoons rice […]

Parmesan Crisps

The children in my care loves parmesan cheese. She loved it on pasta, sandwiches, soups, and salads. These parmesan crisps make an amazing appetizer or snack but my Nanny Kids love them on top of their soups and salads. You will Need: 1 cup to 2 cups of shredded Parmesan cheese What to Do: 1. […]

Sweet and Sour Shrimp

This sweet and sour shrimp recipe I found at the recipe critic web site can be made in one pan and delivers protein, vegetables, and fruit all in one dish. Choose 16/20 size shrimp, which means that there are 16 to 20 shrimp per pound. This size provides about a two-bite shrimp that won’t quickly […]

Our 6 Favorite Patriotic Desserts

It is fun serving red, white, and blue desserts to children on patriotic holidays like the upcoming Labor Day holiday. These are a few of our favorite recipes we have posted for Memorial Day, the 4th of July, and Labor Day so you can choose which to make for this upcoming Labor Day Weekend. Patriotic […]

Lemony Orzo Salad

I am always afraid that mayonnaise-based summer pasta and potato salads will spoil when left out during summer barbecues. After taking a Food Safety course at the Nanny Institute I probably won’t be using mayonnaise for picnics and school lunches ever again. So, I tried to make an olive oil based summer salad instead. Here […]

Pesto Cheese Melt Sandwiches

Children love helping make meals. If you care for a finicky eater it helps to include them in making their meals. They will eat what they prepare themselves. An 8-year-old I care for made these open faced sandwiches for her entire family. Use your favorite vegetables and cheese — whatever the members of your Nanny […]

Vegetarian Stuffed Zucchini

This is a delicious recipe for vegetarians and carnivores alike that I found at the afamilyfeast web site. You can easily double and triple the recipe on the web site. You Will Need: 4 medium zucchini squash6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided1 cup sweet onion, diced2 tablespoons fresh garlic, minced2 cup sweet red bell […]

Pork Chops with Peach Sauce

It’s peach season in my neck of the woods and the local farmers market has the best peaches of the year. I found this one-pan dish that’s sure to impress at the My Recipes web site. The homemade bourbon-peach sauce perfectly complements the pan-seared pork chops. You Will Need: 4 (4-ounce) boneless center-cut loin pork […]

Summer Fruit Crostata

Blueberry and peach season overlap for a brief moment here in New Jersey. Blueberry season starts in early-mid June and usually goes until the end of July, early August. This is an easy summer dessert recipe I found at the Coley Cook web site which combines peaches and blueberries in a free-form tart. It’s an […]