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Posts from the category: Cooking with Kids

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...]

Marshmallow & Cranberry Oat Cookies

Cranberry and Marshmallow Cookie Recipe

To be honest with you this recipe sort of came around by accident! I had been planning on making sultana (raisin) and apricot oat cookies as a lunch box treat but when I went to the pantry my 3 year old had eaten all of the sultanas and there weren't enough dried apricots left to justify using … [Read more...]

Lunch Box Ideas: Custard, Apple & Oat Muffins

Lunch Box Ideas: Custard, Apple & Oat Muffins Recipe

With some apples that really needed to be used up we all decided it was time for a break from the yummy Anzac Slice that I have been baking for lunch boxes and after school snacks (it is a big hit with all the family!). An order was put in for apple muffins. Now, I couldn't go past adding some … [Read more...]

Lunch Box Ideas: Anzac Slice

Lunch Box Recipe Ideas: Anzac Slice - One Recipe Three Ways

Anzac biscuits have been a classic in Australia and New Zealand since World War 1. Baked by family to send to military personnel serving far from home, the ingredients didn't spoil easily and stood up well to transportation across countries, continents and the oceans in between. They were also … [Read more...]