Valentine’s Day Flash Back

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Good gracious. It seemed like it took forever for 2012 to get here, now Valentine’s Day is upon us!  Where did the time go??  I’ve already whipped up some Valentine fun for Kellogg’s and Recipe.Com {which haven’t published yet}, but have yet to start for my own site. I do have some ideas floating around […]

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Cuddly Kids Recipe: Little Lamb Snack

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Ok, so in the children’s song, it’s Mary’s little lamb that follows her to school, but it’s unlikely that this little fella would make it all in one piece in the lunchbox. No matter … if your kids are like mine, they come home from school absolutely famished! One day they each came home to […]

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Wintry Kids Lunch: “Hot Cocoa” Sandwich

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Oh, the joys of hot cocoa in the winter — the steaming cup of chocolatey goodness, especially with little marshmallows! In keeping with the season, I made this super simple “hot cocoa” sandwich. I originally made it without the Fruit Roll-Ups as decoration, but when I showed it to my nephews, they said: “Ooooo, decorate […]

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SNACK FROM THE PAST: Goofy Kids Breakfast: Snow Tubing Banana

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Snow. I wish it would here in the Carolinas! There are so many fun activities to do in the snow, from snowball fights to catching snowflakes on your tongue, and if you’re lucky, you’ll have enough snow for snow tubing! I loved tubing when I was younger. Bringing a bit of winter fun to the breakfast table […]

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Cute Kids Dinner Recipe: Chili Penguin

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The temperature has really dropped here in the Carolinas. And thank goodness — I was starting to worry that winter was never going to arrive! With colder weather comes warm-you-up comfort food like soups and chili, which, to my joy, our family loves. I don’t know about your family, but we enjoy our piping hot chili with all […]

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Healthy Kids Breakfast: Waffle Sundae

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It’s the New Year and I’m sure many of you have resolved to eat more healthy!  Most of the time my girls eat balanced meals, but on those rushed mornings, I’m so glad that there are healthy options in the convenience of a frozen whole wheat waffle!!  Delight your kids with a fun spin on […]

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Fun New Year’s Kids Lunch: Baby Dragon Sandwich

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The new year is upon us. According to the Chinese calendar, 2012 is the Year of the Dragon, which represents success and happiness. Now, of course the Chinese new year doesn’t begin until the middle of January, but there’s no reason not to celebrate now with this adorable New Year’s baby dragon sandwich. My girls […]

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Healthy Kids Recipe: Moose Snack

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Fun kids’ recipe ideas can help your children be healthy, which is at the top of many parents’ New Year’s resolutions. Kids’ nutrition is very important, so we try to find a variety of healthy kid recipes to help accomplish that goal. With Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain Cereal Bars, kid snack ideas can be fast, fun and healthy […]

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Holiday Kids Breakfast: Pancake Presents

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It’s hard to believe Christmas is just around the corner! Wasn’t it just Halloween?  Here’s an idea to make Christmas morning even more festive: Whip up a fun breakfast your kids will enjoy and that will give them sweet presents to start their day. Creative simplicity makes these pancakes a definite eye (and tummy) pleaser! […]

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Holiday Kids Snack: S’more Elf Hat

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Now that it’s getting colder, my girls are all about s’mores and hot cocoa. So I came up with this festive kids snack as a way for them to have both without the sticky mess of roasting marshmallows (not to mention the dangers of everyone crowding around an open fire!) For the sheer delight of […]

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Easy Winter Dessert for Kids: Iced Snowman Cookies

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Cold weather is here, and it’s a time for snowflakes, mittens, sleds, hot cocoa and of course, snowmen! This simple Iced Snowman Cookie recipe is easy to make and will be the highlight of any party or a delightful project to make with your child for an afternoon snack. Iced Snowman Cookie Recipe Head over […]

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Fun Kids Lunch: Snowman Sandwich

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Yippee! Winter’s almost here, and this snowman will bring some excitement to your kids lunch. I love snow—donning mittens, building a snowman, then coming inside for hot cocoa and a snack. We don’t have snow here in the south yet, so for now, my kids and I are contenting ourselves with this yummy snowman sandwich. Fun Kids […]

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Holiday Kids Recipe: Reindeer Apple Snack

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Grandma may not be too keen on them, but I wouldn’t mind being run over by these cute and healthy reindeer. They may not be able to fly, but as a delicious sweet-and-salty snack, they’re pretty fantastic! If your kids are like mine, they’ll love making this holiday recipe as an after-school snack — just have everything […]

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Thanksgiving for Kids: Pilgrim Hat Quesadilla

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You know those pilgrim hats we always associate with Thanksgiving, the ones with the big buckles? Well, it turns out that it wasn’t until later in the 1600s that those became fashionable attire in the New World. The pilgrims that came over on the Mayflower most likely wore floppier (and less dramatic) hats. Nevertheless, the […]

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Thanksgiving for Kids: Turkey Dinner

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Let’s face it: what’s Thanksgiving for kids? Trick-or-treating is long over, and Santa’s just a glimpse in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Kids might not appreciate all the good food that’ll be at your table, but you can still whip up a fun turkey that they (and maybe some adults) will enjoy! This is also […]

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