By Emily It's been awhile since I've posted about packed lunches, and since then, I've made quite a few more of them. My two year old now takes lunch to nursery five days a week. My five year old can have a free hot lunch at school, but about half of the time he asks … Continue reading Low-Sugar Lunchbox Ideas
Looking for new options for adding protein to breakfast? Try making these homemade sausage patties for you and your kids. They are healthier than processed breakfast meats and are easy to make-ahead of time, freeze, and reheat when you are on the go. By Emily Before becoming a mom, I used to be satisfied with … Continue reading Homemade Fennel Breakfast Sausage Patties
By Emily As winter lingers on, I’m trying to stay patient and cook with what's in season here in England. Luckily, my family and I never seem to get tired of this simple crispy cabbage. We often eat it as a hot side dish, but it tastes great at room temperature as well. My kids … Continue reading Crispy Cabbage
Looking for a beautiful holiday cookie that tastes like a treat but will leave you and your kids feeling good, even hours after you eat it? This, my friends, is your cookie.
By Emily Cooking with your kids is a great way to spend extra time together around the holidays. It's also a natural way to encourage them to try new foods and expand their palates. The trick is to find tasks that are not only safe* but also actually achievable and helpful. Here is a short list … Continue reading Task Ideas for Petite Chefs (ages 2+) for Holiday Meals
By Emily This Thanksgiving, I have decided to invite my kids, ages five and two, to be the sous chefs. We had a little impromptu practice session yesterday, and it went way better than I expected. In fact, I think this holiday represents a major turning point for us, and it can for you and … Continue reading Calling All Kids into the Kitchen This Thanksgiving
By Emily With school starting up again, you might be like me and trying to think of some new, healthy things to put in your kids' lunch boxes. This year my kids need packed lunches every day, so I've got to get my act together and add some new things to the mix so that … Continue reading Think your kids won’t eat chickpeas? Try this simple recipe for a healthy lunchbox snack and prepare to be surprised