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Posts from the category: Holiday Food

Printable Easter Jokes for Kids

Printable Easter lunch box jokes

My just-turned-7 year old is a big fan of telling jokes and it so funny to hear her telling the same corny jokes I remember from my own childhood.  With less than two weeks of school left before we break for the Easter holiday, I decided to make some Easter joke cards to include in her school lunch … [Read more...]

Easter Hot Cross Scones Recipe

Hot Cross Scones Recipe for Easter. A simpler version of Hot Cross Buns, perfect for cooking with kids.

Today regular contributor, Maree of Three Foot Cooks, shares a fabulous twist on the traditional hot cross bun. And this one's great for cooking with kids! We love Hot Cross Buns, especially the ones without any fruit in them.  While I have made Hot Cross Buns from scratch I prefer to buy … [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...]

Stained Glass Christmas Cookies & Milk

Christmas Stained Glass Cookies & MIlk Recipe: Great for cooking with kids

My kids love cooking and this stained glass Christmas cookie recipe is just perfect for getting the kids involved...in the baking and the eating! This week's Christmas Sensory Play Series posts are all about the sense of TASTE and when I think of children and sensory exploration and taste, I … [Read more...]

French Toast Christmas Trees

French Toast Christmas Trees: A simple and healthy breakfast or snack idea

My girls love French Toast and I love what a simple, healthy food it makes for breakfast, lunch or snack time. These French Toast Christmas trees were so easy to make and super yummy to eat! How to Make French Toast Christmas Trees You will need: One slice of bread per tree (use your … [Read more...]

Simple Reindeer Snack: Just 4 Ingredients

Simple Christmas Reindeer Snack Idea

This cute Christmas reindeer snack is simple enough for kids to make themselves. Using just 4 ingredients, it makes a super fun treat when the afternoon snack attack hits! Simple Reindeer Snack Recipe You will need: Melted white chocolate Oreo biscuit/cookies Pretzels - we used the … [Read more...]

7 Ways to Stress Less About Your Christmas Shopping

7 Ways to Get Organised for Your Christmas Shopping

This post is sponsored by BIG W. Someone told me recently that the reason 2014 is disappearing so fast is because it's the Year of the Horse. I have no idea if that is the actual reason but I sure feel like this year has left me behind in a haze of too much to do! Christmas is only five weeks … [Read more...]