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 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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

Best of 2014: Family Friendly Recipes & Meal Ideas

Best of 2014 Your Favourite Recipes and Meal Planning Ideas

In this, the second Best of 2014 post, I am sharing the most popular recipe and meal ideas featured at Childhood 101 this year, sorted into family friendly meal ideas, recipes for cooking with children and lunch box recipe ideas. I hope you find some fresh inspiration for the new year in this … [Read more...]

Easy Family Meal: Chicken Meatballs Recipe

Easy Chicken Meatballs

This post is by regular contributor Kyrstie Barcak of A Fresh Legacy. The recipe below is one of the meals that I have been making regularly this Winter for my family. The vegetable garden has been providing a continuous supply of carrots and kale and as a result these two ingredients have been … [Read more...]

Family Friendly Recipe: Coconut Rice Pudding with Mango Puree

Coconut Rice Pudding with Mango Puree Recipe

Dad 101 loves rice pudding (apparently it's a comfort food from his childhood) and was keen to introduce it to our girls. So I experimented a little to create a dairy free version we can all enjoy. It's actually pretty healthy, meaning it's actually perfect for a pudding-for-breakfast … [Read more...]