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Posts from the category: Cooking with Kids

Healthy Lunch Box Ideas for Kids: Tropical Whip

Healthy Lunch Box Ideas: Tropical Whip

This healthy lunch box snack is so simple to make that my three (and a half!) and my eight year old take it in turns to make a batch for the school week ahead! Inspired by the very delicious Berry Whip by Well Nourished, our tropical version is just perfect for my pineapple lovers, and when we pop a … [Read more...]

Eating the Alphabet: Cooking with Kids from A to Z

Ideas for Cooking with Kids: Eating the Alphabet 26 recipes inspired by the book. Great for cooking with preschoolers and elementary aged children

Eating The Alphabet: Fruits & Vegetables From A to Z by Lois Ehlert is a beautifully illustrated alphabet book perfect for introducing children to a range of new fruits and vegetables (with a host of already familiar ones scattered throughout as well). I personally can think of no better way to … [Read more...]

Mini Fruit & Pancake Stacks

Mini Fruit and Pikelet Stacks: Healthy Snacks for Kids, Parties, Baby Showers or Valentines Day

Pikelets (mini pancakes) are on regular rotation for morning and afternoon tea in our home. They are quick to make from scratch, free from nasties, and my girls will eat them with all sorts of different toppings. They're just easy! Plus, the girls love to help make them too. Immy can pretty much … [Read more...]

The Best Chocolate Peppermint Bark Recipe Ever

Chocolate Peppermint Bark Recipe

This will be the fourth Christmas since my youngest sister moved to live overseas. If ever there is a time to miss those you love who you can't be with, it's Christmastime. My sister is a great cook and I remember the Christmas before she moved she shared some delicious peppermint bark she had made. … [Read more...]

4 Ingredient No Churn Gingerbread Ice Cream – Two Ways

4 Ingredient No Churn Gingerbread Ice Cream. So simple to make and deliciously festive.

Ice blocks, icy poles, popsicles, iced lollies, in cones or on a stick.  If you are like us and spend most of your Christmas break trying to escape the heat and stay cool you don’t mind how your frozen treats are presented as long as they are icy cold.  But if you live on the colder side of the … [Read more...]

Christmas Tree Cakes

Christmas tree cakes and one bowl cake recipe: Cooking with kids

These little Christmas tree cakes are perfect for older children to make by themselves and for younger children to help bake and then decorate.  They make a great take-along dish for class breakups and Christmas get-togethers as they are easy to prepare and look super cute. In fact, they also make a … [Read more...]

Christmas Cookie Bars

Christmas Cookie Bars Recipe

We have so many end of year celebrations on our calendar at the moment - an end of school morning tea, Christmas carols picnic, dance school breakup, just to name a few.  As each event requires us to bring a plate, I have been looking for ideas for new recipes for take along foods.  I also need to … [Read more...]

Recipes Kids Can Cook: Garlic & Herb Baked Chicken

Meals Kids Can Cook: Garlic and Herb Baked Chicken Recipe

My kids love to help cook. Of course, they like making cakes and treats but they are also really interested in helping to prepare family meals. This Garlic & Herb Baked Chicken recipe is simple enough for older children to make pretty much independently but it is also a fun one to involve … [Read more...]