Banana Split Breakfast

This is a healthy, quick, and easy breakfast for the kids anytime of the year. Using plain or vanilla Greek yogurt and blueberries and raspberries also makes it a patriotic breakfast for Memorial Day weekend as well. You Will Need: Banana 1/2 Cup to 1 Cup Plain or Vanilla Greek Yogurt 1/4 Cup to 1/2 […]

Healthy Trail Mix Cookies

Let the kids your care for help you make some truly healthy cookies with plenty of fiber and protein. I found this recipe on the allrecipes web site. You can use raw sugar instead of brown, spelt flour instead of whole wheat, and a mixture of 1/2 cup raisins with 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips […]

Crepes for Mother’s Day Breakfast

Crepes make a fancy breakfast for Mother’s Day. Prepare the batter the day before making the crepes and let the batter sit in the fridge overnight. Whisk it again really well right before making the crepes. You can make them in a skillet but it’s even easier using a crepe maker. You can purchase a […]

Parmesan Spaghetti Squash and Spinach

This is an easy and delicious vegetable dish to serve to your Nanny Family. Sweet squash and garlic taste great juxtaposed with salty cheese and crunchy nuts. I hope you and your Nanny Family love it is much as I do. You Will Need: 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 spaghetti squash medium size 1 tablespoon […]

One Skillet Ground Turkey and Veggies

I love making one skillet meals. I found this easy recipe on the Skinny Taste web site. I am allergic to tomatoes so I replaced the tomatoes with chopped red peppers. When making this for children I don’t use the jalapeño. I add guacamole and sour cream on the side to serve with this meal. […]

Pistachio Loaves

This is super easy recipe I found at the My Recipe Magic web site. It makes two loaves. I sprinkled a few pistachios on the top of the loaves, but the nuts are heavy so just sprinkle a few on top. If you add too many pistachios on top of the mixture it will keep […]

Chicken Pad Thai

Making Chicken Pad Thai at home is easy! Unlike described in most pad Thai recipes I wait until I am ready to serve the meal to cook and drain the rice noodles. The noodles cook quickly and I cook them quickly right before serving because I don’t want them to be mushy. Feel free to […]

Pastel Rainbow Cookies for Easter

I have a Nanny Kid that loves Italian rainbow cookies. So I thought it would be fun to try to make the Rainbow Cookies found on the All Recipes web site in pastel colors with white chocolate and pastel-colored sprinkles for spring. They taste great and have the colors common for Easter celebrations. You Will […]

Fish Tacos

I’m addicted to fish tacos and I don’t even need taco seasonings or the seasonings listed in this delicious recipe from Skinny Taste web site to enjoy these tacos. Kids love building their own tacos. I include guacamole, shredded cheese, and sour cream for the kids to layer on their tacos as well. I like […]

Pizza Dough Balls

This was a quick and easy after school snack I made for my Nanny Kids and their friends. To make it easy I bought fresh pizza dough, marinara sauce, and pesto at the grocery store. You Will Need: Fresh Pizza Dough from Bakery or Grocery StoreAll Purpose FlourPesto Sauce Marinara Sauce2 Baking SheetsParchment PaperKnife What […]