Coconut Date Balls

Cooking for Kids I decided to try to sneak as much unprocessed foods as I could into the kids diets lately. These little treats were a complete success! The key to making these treats palatable to the youngsters was to use a food processor to chop the nuts and dates as fine as possible. My […]

Healthy Taste Test

Creative Fun for Kids The kids I care for love having taste tests. All you need are two or three similar food items that are just different colors. Cover the child’s eyes with a blind fold or just ask them to close their eyes. Then, put a piece of food in their mouth and let them guess […]

What are Your Favorite Snacks to Serve the Kids?

Drizzled Peanut Butter on Bananas and Apples One of the most important job responsibilities a nanny has is to feed the children nutritious food. All of my charges (from toddler to teen) love protein-packed peanut butter on just about anything. You certainly don’t have to heat up the peanut butter to serve it on fruit, […]

Pinwheel Sandwiches

Making Hor D’oeuvres for Kids  I don’t know where I found the recipe for pinwheel sandwiches but I started making pinwheel peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for kids when I first started working as a nanny 20-years ago. Since 1993 I have been serving the tiny treats because all the kids I have cared for love the […]