Cooking with Kids – How to series 4

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Cooking with Kids- How to series 4 What first? -Cooking with Kids The best way to get children interested in cooking is to give them easy recipes that they can have success with quickly.  Cooking with kids is really quite easy once you get the hang of it.  You just assess your child, their interests, and the recipe.  It is true that any recipe will have something a child can help you do to make an awesome dish.  However, we want to have the children learn the skills as well as experience … [Read more...]

Recipes for Snacks for Kids: Dessert Brownie Mix in a Jar Recipe

Brownie Mix in a Jar

Recipes for Snacks for Kids - Dessert Brownie Mix in a Jar Recipe This Cooking With Kids- Dessert Brownie Mix in a Jar recipe is easily made ahead for a quick fix dessert or presented in a wide mouth quart jar for a great gift! Making your own Brownie Mix in a Jar (or ziploc) is much less expensive than buying a ready made mix.  When making the gift or ready mix this recipe is considered a Cooking With Kids- How to recipe level 1 a. However, when making the recipe due to the heat the … [Read more...]

Recipes Kids Can Make Dessert: Chocolate Chip Cookie ‘Lasagna’

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Recipes Kids Can Make Dessert:  Chocolate Chip Cookie 'Lasagna'   This recipe kids can make - dessert:  Chocolate Chip Cookie 'lasagna' is considered a level 1 a Cooking with Kids- How to series recipe. There is no mixing or heat involved. This Chocolate chip cookie 'lasagna' makes storebought cookies taste homemade! I remember the first time I ever had this dessert recipe.  My sisters and I were shocked at how good it was because we knew who had brought it to the covered dish … [Read more...]

Kid Muffin Recipes: Mini Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins Recipe

Pumpkin Muffins

Mini Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins Recipe Fall is one of my favorite times of year, probably because pumpkin is one of my favorite things to cook with! I love pumpkin because it is sweet, but not too sweet, and can be used in SO many different ways! These Mini Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins are perfect for breakfast, a snack, or even a dessert for those cool fall nights! I love that they are mini sized which are perfect for small hands (or those of us trying to get/keep a small waist!) You … [Read more...]

Cooking with Kids – How to series Part 3

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Cooking with Kids - How to Series Part 3 Cooking with Kids- LITERALLY How (tools and practice) Once children know where ingredients and tools are kept Cooking with kids - How to series 1 and children / parents are accustomed to being together in the kitchen Cooking with Kids - How to series 2  Children can become more involved by practicing " like" actions in the sink.  If you are mixing something in a bowl with a spoon, you could give similar ingredients or just water in a bowl (set it in a … [Read more...]

Kids Low Fat Recipes: Gluten Free, Egg Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip

Kids Low Fat Recipes

Kids Low Fat Recipes Gluten free but crave a chocolate chip cookie dough fix?  This grain free dip can be made with low fat, healthy ingredients, a perfect kids low fat recipes.  It is also a safe way to allow your children to eat "chocolate chip cookie dough" - raw egg free! Kids Low Fat Recipes: Gluten Free, Egg Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip … [Read more...]

Cooking with Kids – How to Series Part 2

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Cooking with Kids - How to Series Part 2 Why and When: Cooking with Kids As you start cooking with kids there will be moments when your child is not actively engaged and you need to be prepared with something for them to do while you work on the adult steps of the recipe.  This part of the series addresses why and when you have the children in the kitchen.  In those moments, then have them work on this list of cleanup.  Cleaning up as you go is a very important step to teach children so they … [Read more...]

Zucchini Soup with Chicken

Zucchini Soup with Chicken

The key to a good chicken soup is love. Well maybe some great ingredients and a short cooking time. I am just someone who loves Chicken soup. This is an easy recipe that you can freeze. I have left out the chicken for my oldest who hates chicken and he will eat the whole bowl and then the next bowl. Zucchini Soup with Chicken Recipe … [Read more...]

Cooking with Kids – How to Series Part 1

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Cooking with Kids- How to Series Part 1 What and Where: Cooking with kids Supper time has arrived, the children are needy and you are worn out...instead of putting the children in front of a screen (be it TV, Wii or a handheld device) take them in the kitchen with you.  Then what?! You need to teach them what to do to help you.  First thing they need to know is where things are and where they belong.  We recommend you keep the more dangerous items (ingredients as well as utensils) higher in … [Read more...]