Corn and Broccoli Casserole

This is my favorite vegetable dish for the winter holidays. My grandmother and mother used to make this for Thanksgiving and Christmas. My Nanny Kids love it anytime of the year. You Will Need: 2 cans cream style corn10 ounces broccoli, cooked, fresh or frozen1 large egg , beaten1 small brown onion, chopped½ teaspoon salt¼ […]

Dutch Oven Apple Butternut Squash Soup

This soup makes the perfect Autumn dinner and a great Thanksgiving recipe. I like using two different types of apples for this soup. I also like to chop up and add a carrot and even some left over bell pepper to this soup. I used to make this soup in an instapot for families but […]

Vegetarian Stuffed Zucchini

This is a delicious recipe for vegetarians and carnivores alike that I found at the afamilyfeast web site. There is so much filling that I use more large zucchinis than the original recipe or freeze the additional filling to use at a later date. You can easily double and triple the recipe if making for […]

Cauliflower Marinara

All children love pizza! These Cauliflower Steaks with Marinara are like a light and tasty take on pizza that I found on the cooktoria web site. Always allow the children to help you prepare the foods you cook for them. My Nanny Kids love spreading the marinara sauce and sprinkling the cheese onto the cauliflower […]

Broccoli, Carrot, Cabbage and Apple Salad

It’s a challenge getting many children to eat vegetables. But I only added fruits and vegetables that the children in my care like to this salad and the children gobbled it up. The key is to offer small amounts of new vegetable dishes with other foods the children like without forcing them to eat new […]

Parmesan Zucchini Fries

A father I worked for said when children won’t eat vegetables just add cheese or bread crumbs to the vegetables and the kids will eat them. I did both with these baked Parmesan zucchini fries. They are yummy and simple to make. To make them extra crispy, use the broiler at the end of baking […]

Breaded Whole Cauliflower

If you thought you didn’t like cauliflower, this recipe will change your mind. This whole cauliflower makes a beautiful presentation. It’s great to serve for company for a holiday or special occasion. You Will Need: 1 large head cauliflower½ cup seasoned bread crumbs2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese¼ cup margarine, melted⅛ teaspoon garlic powder⅛ teaspoon salt1!pinch […]

Kid-Friendly Stuffed Bell Peppers

Bell peppers come in green, red, orange, and yellow and my Nanny Kids love all of them. You can replace the beef with ground turkey or Beyond Beef plant-based ground beef to make this stuffed bell pepper recipe. You Will Need: 4 bell peppers (red or green)
1 pound of ground beef
1 cup of Monterey jack […]

Cheesy Green Beans

This is such an easy way to bake green beans for your Nanny Family. The great thing about this recipe is that it takes almost no prep time, making it one of the easiest side dishes you can make. A good glug of olive oil helps coat the beans in seasoning while crisping them up […]

Honey-Lime Brussels Sprouts

My former Nanny Kid harvests Javelin Bee Products honey. I tried using his delicious local honey on Brussels Sprouts and it turned out great. I jump-started cooking these veggies with a preheated baking sheet to get the Brussels Sprouts toasted quickly. You can buy Javelin Bee Products honey exclusively at Rabbit Rabbit at 42 Fairfield […]