Posts from the category: Family Friendly Recipes

Lemon & Mango Yoghurt Cake Recipe

Lemon and Mango Yoghurt Cake Recipe

I love the huge mulberry tree that we have in our front garden. Not just for the delicious berries that it produces or the messy, berry stained smiles of my children during mulberry season but also because the fruit is so plentiful that there is plenty to share. My girls love helping to fill a … [Read more...]

Cooking From Your Favourite Book: A Viking Dinner

Cooking with Kids: How to Train A Dragon inspired viking feast. Plan and cook a feast together in celebration of the much-loved book or movie

Bee and Bear’s favourite books at the moment are anything to do with the DreamWorks production, How to Train Your Dragon.  While they are not quite ready for the original novels by Cressida Cowell, Bear and Bee’s interest in all things Viking and dragon related surpasses any other interest they … [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...]

10 Healthier Snacks for Kids

10 Healthy Snack Ideas for Kids

Having a range of healthy snack suggestions ready to go means that I rely a whole lot less on pre-packaged or processed foods when the hangries hit (and my girls both are prone to the hangries - you know, those hunger induced angry outbursts??!) Plus I am always mindful of planning healthy after … [Read more...]

Family Dinner Ideas: One Pan Vegetable Macaroni and Cheese

One Pan Veggie Packed Mac & Cheese

In today's post Maree of Three Foot Cooks transforms a family favourite - good old Mac & Cheese - with a veggie twist and a bonus - it only takes one pan! Dinner ideas that suit the whole family can often be difficult to come up with.  So a dinner idea that not only tastes great to the kids … [Read more...]

50 Frugal Shopping Tips for When Times Are Tight

50 Frugal Shopping Tips for When Times Are Tight

I know many of us live on tight household budgets so I recently asked friends of the Childhood 101 Facebook page to share their favourite tips for saving on shopping and cooking when the budget is really tight. The result is a fabulous list of 50 simple tips for making your money go as far as … [Read more...]

Kids Snack Ideas: Superfood Super Smoothie!

Kids Snack Ideas: Superfoods Super Smoothies. Great for breakfast on the go and as you head off to afterschool activities.

My girls love this smoothie combination. And I love how many great superfoods are crammed into it! The best bit, they have no idea. Even Dad 101 couldn't believe I had hidden avocado in a berry smoothie - he also had no idea! The extra goodness makes this smoothie a great breakfast-on-the-go option … [Read more...]

Homemade Tortillas for Taco Tuesdays

Homemade tortilla recipe

In this post regular contributor Maree of Three Foot Cooks shares a simple and budget friendly recipe for homemade tortillas. Meat free Mondays, Taco Tuesdays and Fishy Fridays.  I have been making a weekly menu plan for our family meals for 7 years now.  I started before Bear and Bee were … [Read more...]