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Posts from the category: Cooking with Kids

Cooking with Kids: The Blind Taste Test

Cooking with kids: The blind taste test. Are your children brave enough to take the test???

Do your children love to help you cook? Are they brave enough for a blind taste test in the kitchen??? This is a fun activity for children who are more on the adventurouss side when it comes to food experiences and trying new things. Next time you are in the kitchen preparing a meal together, … [Read more...]

Baking with Kids: Sweetheart Jam Drops Recipe

Baking with Kids: Jam drop recipe

These were so fun to make with my toddler and were VERY popular with everyone in the house! A sweetheart twist on the good old jam drop - what's not to love! Jam Drops Recipe You will need: 125gm butter 1/2 cup castor sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 egg 2 cups plain flour 1 … [Read more...]

Cooking with Kids: Pink Jelly Fluff Recipe

Jelly Fluff Recipe

When it comes to cooking with kids I like to keep things simple, and with just three ingredients in this jelly fluff recipe it sure is simple! I also love that it provides Immy (who is nearly seven) with the chance to put to use some of her more advanced kitchen skills, including safely managing … [Read more...]

21 Tasty Treats Perfect for Kids’ Christmas Celebrations

Kids Christmas treat recipes

With the festive season almost upon us we are already receiving details for end of year school Christmas events and parties for out-of-school activities. For most of these we are asked to take a plate to share so today I have collected together 21 recipes for simple to make, super tasty Christmas … [Read more...]

Cooking with Kids: Traffic Light Kebabs

Cooking with Kids: Traffic Light Kebabs

Our girls both love helping when we are cooking dinner, although for one reason or another it isn't always possible for them to be involved directly with the cooking. So I love finding ideas for other ways they can help, and these traffic light kebabs are a great solution - they make a fabulous, … [Read more...]

10 Things to Cook With Toddlers

10 things to cook with toddlers recipes

As cooking engages all of the senses – seeing, hearing, smelling, touching, and (most fabulously) tasting - cooking with toddlers provides them with fabulous sensory input that is really important for brain development. As a teacher and a mum I have cooked with toddlers many, many times and I find … [Read more...]

Cooking with Kids: Cheese Puffs

Cooking With Kids: Cheese Puff Recipe

My girls both love helping in the kitchen and these Cheese Puffs are simple enough for my toddler to make! They make a great afternoon tea snack or lunch box treat. Cheese Puffs Recipe You will need: Puff pastry (we used two sheets) 1 egg 1 tablespoon water Cheese, grated (you can use … [Read more...]

Cooking with Kids: Chicken Pot Pies Recipe

Cooking with Kids Chicken Pot Pies a family friendly recipe

Today I welcome Maree of threefootcooks with a fabulous, family friendly recipe for cooking with kids - Chicken Pot Pies! Pies are one food that are usually well accepted by all members of a family, and as pies can take so many forms, it's easy to include them as a regular feature of your … [Read more...]