Posts from the category: Cooking with Kids

9 Kid Approved Apple Snack Recipes

9 Kid Approved Apple Snack Ideas

My girls are more herbivore than carnivore so fruit and vegetables are regularly snaffled straight from the fridge! When it comes to apples though, neither are huge fans of plain apple, which is a shame, given that apples are often one of the cheapest fruits to buy down our way. Dress them up a … [Read more...]

Banana Not-Quite-Ice Cream Three Ways

Banana Not-Quite-Ice Cream Three Ways. A fabulous, healthy snack for kids.

"Mum, can we freeze some bananas and make ice cream?" is a familiar question in our house. Immy loves it when we make the not-quite-ice cream that is blended, frozen bananas and I love how easy it is to make as a fabulous after school snack....or morning tea treat...or even, possibly a breakfast … [Read more...]

Cooking From Your Favourite Book: A Viking Dinner

Cooking with Kids: How to Train A Dragon inspired viking feast. Plan and cook a feast together in celebration of the much-loved book or movie

Bee and Bear’s favourite books at the moment are anything to do with the DreamWorks production, How to Train Your Dragon.  While they are not quite ready for the original novels by Cressida Cowell, Bear and Bee’s interest in all things Viking and dragon related surpasses any other interest they … [Read more...]

Simple Kids Snack Ideas: Crunchy Apple Boats

Kids Snack Ideas: Crunchy Apple Boats

Apples! My girls love them. I love that they are cheap right now! And although my girls will just as happily crunch away on an apple au naturel, sometimes it is nice to dress them up as a bit of a treat. These Crunchy Apple Boats are super easy to make and they are sure to bring a smile to the face … [Read more...]

Cooking with Kids: Chicken Pot Pies Recipe

Dinners Kids Can Cook: Chicken Pot Pies Recipe

Pies are one food that most family members will usually eat! As pies can take so many forms, it's easy to include them as a regular feature in your menu plan. This Chicken Pot Pie recipe is a good one for getting your children involved in the kitchen too as children can help with all the steps, … [Read more...]

18 Book Inspired Snacks for Kids

18 Book Inspired Snack Ideas for Kids. Perfect for Book Week, International Book Day or any day!

Continuing with our week of book themed posts, today I am sharing 18 fun snack ideas to make with kids inspired by fabulous children's picture books. What a perfect match - books inspiring cooking with kids! Click on the first link for each snack to find the details of how to make it. The … [Read more...]

3 Ingredient Banana Cake – Baked in the Slow Cooker!

3 Ingredient Banana Cake Cooked in the Slow Cooker

A 3 ingredient banana cake??? I know you are thinking no way! How is that possible? At least that is what I thought when I saw comments made on Facebook about a similar cake. But you know what? It does work! And more than that, you cook it in the slow cooker. No hot kitchen to contend with! Here's … [Read more...]

Snacks for Kids: Super Quick Cinnamon Chips

Kids Snack Ideas: Super Quick Cinnamon Chips

For me, toast with cinnamon sugar totally epitomises childhood and these cinnamon chips took less than 12 minutes to make, start to finish, with the help of a toddler! They are the perfect addition to a fruit plate or served alone as dippers with yoghurt. Of course, my pint-sized apprentice insisted … [Read more...]