Posts from the category: Cooking with Kids

Snack Ideas: Homemade Fruit Bars

Lunch Box Snack Ideas: Homemade Fruit Bars Recipe

My daughter adores Apple Cereal Bars. In fact, she would live off Apple Cereal Bars and Orange Juice if I let her. Apple Cereal Bars are found alongside muesli bars in the supermarket and they are basically an oven baked pastry tube filled with a pureed fruit. Since Bear likes to have a cereal bar … [Read more...]

Kids Snack Idea: Homemade Biscuit Dippers & Berry Yoghurt

Homemade biscuit yoghurt dippers with berry yoghurt. Great snack or lunch box recipe idea.

These Biscuit Dippers & Berry Yoghurt make a great after school snack or lunch box treat. The berry yoghurt is super simple to make and can be easily adapted to utilise whatever berries you have in season and, to make things even more convenient, the biscuit dippers can be made ahead of … [Read more...]

Easy 3 Ingredient Lemonade Scones

Fabulous 3 Ingredient Lemonade Scones with Slow Cooker Recipe version

Scones with jam and cream, what is there not to love!!!? But if you are like me, your scones have a tendency to assume the identity of more of a rock cake...not quite the same! Well, not anymore. It's Lemonade Scones to the rescue. With just three ingredients, they cost about $2 a batch to make, … [Read more...]

Nutella Popcorn Recipe

Nutella Popcorn Recipe

If you're a Nutella fan, then this is the family movie night snack for you! A sticky, chocolately, nutty, treat in fact! It's so quick and easy to make that it can hardly even be called a recipe but here we go... Nutella Popcorn Recipe You will need: 1/3 cup unpopped popcorn kernels 1/4 … [Read more...]

Easy Berry & Oat Muffin Recipe

Easy Berry & Oat Muffins Recipe

I think muffins must be one of the best things to cook with kids, they are great as morning and afternoon tea snacks, perfect for lunch boxes, freeze for later, and involve lots of mixing - which has to be my preschooler's favourite part of helping to cook! These Berry & Oat Muffins include two … [Read more...]

Cooking with Kids: Easy Beetroot Dip Recipe

Cooking with kids: Easy Beetroot Dip Recipe

What now seems like many years ago I worked in a fabulous child care centre and whenever one of the children celebrated a birthday we would all share together in a special morning or afternoon tea. Dip, crackers and vegetable sticks inevitably formed part of this snacktime ritual, and it is here … [Read more...]

Easy Slow Cooker Mini Meatballs Recipe

Easy Slow Cooker Mini Meatballs Recipe

This easy meatball recipe has three things going for it (well, probably more but three that I am going to talk about!). #1 has to be the meatballs: they are just the ultimate in comfort food and these bite sized mini meatballs are perfect for kids. #2 they cook in the slow cooker...and you know how … [Read more...]

6 Reasons to Cook with Kids + 12 Recipes to Try

12 Things to Cook With Preschoolers and 6 Reasons Why You Should Make the Time to Cook Together

There’s no doubt about it, kids + cooking = fun! Making cookies, cakes, pinwheels, muffins and ice blocks are firm favourites in our house. But have you ever stopped to consider what you child is learning while they’re helping you in the kitchen? It’s probably more than you think. Many teachers are … [Read more...]