Disney “Dole Whip”

Cooking for Families This is a refreshing, light, low calorie, and low-fat dessert your whole Nanny Family will enjoy during the summer months. If you love Dole Whip (a Disney Park fan’s favorite frozen treat), you’ll love this super-refreshing, dairy-free dessert with the texture of soft serve found on the epicurious web site. You will […]

Berry Frozen Yogurt Pie

Cooking for Kids This is a refreshing dessert or snack to serve to the children on hot summer days or anytime of the year. It’s much easier to make and to serve than ice cream cake. This pie can hang out in the freezer for weeks as long as it’s well wrapped. Just thaw it […]

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookie Bars

Cooking with Kids All children like helping bake a quick and easy treat. Have the kids help gather the ingredients, measure the ingredients, and mix the dough. These one-bowl oatmeal chocolate chip cookie bars are not only easy, but they’re also incredibly delicious. They are soft, chewy, and loaded with chocolate chips — everything bar […]

Whole Roasted Cauliflower

Cooking for Families This is an impressive vegetable dish with Parmesan cheese and garlic to serve to your Nanny Family. You can roast this whole cauliflower head, with just 10 minutes of prep. Whole baked cauliflower makes a delicious vegetarian main dish or a healthy low carb side dish. I love serving for special occasions […]

Whole Chicken in Riesling

Cooking for Families Although coq au vin is made with red wine this delicious chicken dish is made with Riesling. The wine adds a wonderful flavor to this chicken dish but the alcohol cooks off and is completely safe to serve to children. Cooking this dish fills the home with wonderful aroma and will make […]

Mason Jar Omelettes

Cooking for Kids Here’s a quick and easy way to make inlets for the kids. Whip the omelette up and keep in a mason jar overnight. Then in the morning or for a quick high protein breakfast or snack you (or the kids) simply remove the kid and microwave the egg in the jar for […]

Naan Bread

Cooking with Kids My youngest Nanny Kid loves Naan. Pop the Indian flat bread in the toaster for a moment and that’s all she needs as a snack or side dish to any meal. Typically Naan made with yeast but I found this simple recipe online that tastes great without using yeast. Trust me, after […]

Cookie Painting

Creative Wednesday All kids love to paint and all kids love cookies. Combine these two loves by having the children paint cookies. These cookies can be made year round for any reason. Don’t forget to let the kids measure the ingredients, mix, sift, roll out the dough, and use cookie cutters before painting the cookies. […]

Patriotic Mason Jar Parfait

Cooking for Kids It is Memorial Day and a perfect time to enjoy a patriotic yogurt and berry parfait. I layer Vanilla Greek Yogurt with blueberries, strawberries, and raspberries and store in a mason jar for a quick and easy breakfast or snack for my Nanny Kids. When serving, open the jars and sprinkle granola […]

Chicken Meatballs with Balsamic Glaze

Cooking for Families This is a lean, high protein main course for your Nanny Family. My Mom Boss found this recipe on the onceuponachef web site. The meatballs taste great and the kids like them too. But after making this a few times I recommend chilling the meat mix prior to forming the meatballs because […]