Quick and Easy Dishes for Kids

Healthy Homemade Snack Chips Your Kids Will Love

Healthy Homemade Snack Chips Your Kids Will Love

Healthy potato chips? You bet. But before we begin, I must warn you: After reading this post, you may never buy a bag of chips again. Ever. If, for any reason, you would prefer to spend money on a bag of possibly greasy, mostly broken, and ...more

4th of July Kids Dinner: Patriotic Pasta!

4th of July Kids Dinner: Patriotic Pasta!

I’ve been coloring pasta for my girls for awhile now. It just dawned on me that perhaps I should share this easy way to make dinnertime fun with you!   My girls had a sleepover last night, and I made pasta with alfredo sauce and garlic ...more

New Goldfish Mac & Cheese: A Match Made in (Pre-K) Heaven

New Goldfish Mac & Cheese: A Match Made in (Pre-K) Heaven

If only toddlers could tweet, we know what would be trending on Twitter right now: Goldfish Mac & Cheese!   Yes, some genius at Pepperidge Farm has managed to come up with what may go down as one of the most brilliant branded-food ...more

Healthy Kids Snack: Super-Soaker Sprinkler

Healthy Kids Snack: Super-Soaker Sprinkler

Summer is here! Time for water balloons, kiddie pools, and of course, the classic spt-spt-spt … sprinkler!   My girls love the sprinkler. We rigged up a PVC sprinkler system for our trampoline a few years ago; the neighborhood kids ...more

Cheez-Its: Buy It vs. Make It

Cheez-Its: Buy It vs. Make It

We go through a lot of crackers in my house. We go through a lot of bread, too — in fact, my younger daughter has been known to ask for “toast, but not cooked.” That’s really beside the point; it’s just so cute I had ...more

MyPlate Meal: Easy, Healthy Kid-Friendly Dinner

MyPlate Meal: Easy, Healthy Kid-Friendly Dinner

At any given time, most kids have a list of self-imposed dietary restrictions that would impress even the most finicky food snob. If you’ve ever heard your little one say “I don’t want my food to touch” or “I want ...more

Blazin’ Kids Lunch: Sunshine Quesadilla

Blazin’ Kids Lunch: Sunshine Quesadilla

My family had a blast over Memorial Day weekend. It was great to soak up the rays, splash in the cold pool, grill out with friends — and generally enjoy being out in the sun! (Especially after a pretty cold winter.) To celebrate the ...more

Purr-fect Kids Lunch: Green-Eyed Kitty

Purr-fect Kids Lunch: Green-Eyed Kitty

Our kitty, creatively named Kittie-Pie, isn’t a fan of our new family member, which happens to be a fluffy puppy! She’s convinced our home is now a house of horrors, and she can’t seem to escape the madness! Tolerance isn’t her ...more

Squeal-Worthy Kids Breakfast: Little Piggy Bagel

Squeal-Worthy Kids Breakfast: Little Piggy Bagel

Since I made a horse last time, why not stick with a farm theme? Here’s a fun, lovable, delicious little pig that will make your littles squueeeel!!!  Bagels, cream cheese and strawberries — what’s not to love?   What You’ll Need: ...more

Want Healthier Kids? Get ‘em in the Kitchen!

Want Healthier Kids? Get ‘em in the Kitchen!

  Mother’s Day is coming up, and for any number of moms, that means a morning feigning sleep while listening to the kids in the kitchen trying to figure out how to make you breakfast in bed. (Heartwarming, yes — until you hear the ...more

No More “I’m Bored!” DIY Play-Doh, Bubbles & More in Your Kitchen

No More “I’m Bored!” DIY Play-Doh, Bubbles & More in Your Kitchen

Well, we’ve mailed off the checks to register our kids for all manner of summer activities, from swim lessons to T-ball to something called “Harry Potter’s Magic Camp.” But by our tally, that still leaves, oh, about a ...more

MyPlate Meals: Easy, Healthy Kid-Friendly Dinner

MyPlate Meals: Easy, Healthy Kid-Friendly Dinner

As anyone with children knows, getting kids to eat healthy can be an uphill battle. Not only do you have to contend with ever-shifting food aversions (yesterday they liked cheese, now they hate it), but also a near-constant stream of media ...more

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