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Posts from the category: Cooking with Kids

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...]

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...]