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Posts from the category: Cooking with Kids

Choc Orange {Nut Free} Energy Balls

Choc Orange {Nut Free, Sugar Free} Energy Balls

The flavour of choc orange is one firmly cemented in childhood thanks to one of my favourite cinema snacks - Jaffas! (Popcorn was my other #1)  These Choc Orange Energy Balls are delicious, and being nut and processed sugar free, they make a great addition to the school lunch box or after school … [Read more...]

Frozen Watermelon & Strawberry Sorbet

Watermelon and Strawberry Sorbet

Sorbet, granita, slushie, slurpee, icee...I really had no idea what to call this delicious frozen concoction! To me it's more a sorbet or granita but without the added sugar, however by adding a little more water or adding ice you could definitely be thinking this is a slushie or slurpee! Whatever … [Read more...]

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...]