Archive for the ‘ Cooking with Kids ’

  • I am a huge fan of muffins. I always have a freezer full of a few different kinds. I get bored easily, so I always need options Muffins aren’t always the most healthy things though. So if you want to enjoy them, sometimes you have to lighten them up a bit. That is exactly what we have here! Bananas are really good for you, I am sure everyone knows that. But did you know they [...]

  • I am just going to put this out there, you can love me or hate me for it. I am not a fan of the traditional Rice Krispie Treats. I know, it is completely un-American. I like marshmallows on their own, but there is just something about them, all stringy and messy that I just am not a huge fan of. But I really like the idea of them! No bake, ready in 10 minutes, [...]

  • I am pretty sure I am not alone in my love of the slow cooker. Even though I work from home, it is so nice to put something in the crock pot, and not have to worry about what I am going to do for dinner. I struggle sometimes though, with things that the whole family will enjoy.¬† Well, this one hits the marks for everyone! French Dips are one of my favorite sandwiches, and [...]

  • Over the past few years Indian food has become a favorite of mine. We make it at our house once every two weeks at least. There is a local restaurant that¬† I could go to every day and not get tired of it. We have only gone for dinner, but for lunch they have a buffet. I am dying to go to the buffet, so I can try more things! Even my super picky 7 [...]

  • Are you ready for Christmas? It is just a few days away! December has been full of baking for me; Turtles, Grasshopper Pie, Pumpkin Dream Cake, Gingerbread Biscoff Truffles, and more. Here is a quick and easy last minute idea for you. Puppy Chow is a staple for many people around the holidays. And rightfully so; it is good stuff! But this isn’t your ordinary Puppy Chow. As much as I like the original, it [...]

  • One of my favorite things to make are Rice Krispies treats. Not only are they incredibly easy, they are like a blank canvas for adding any little add-ins your heart desires, like salted caramel or cake batter. Today, I decided to give a pan of Rice Krispise treats a holiday makeover – fill them with lots of chocolate, lots of mint, and a nice fat Oreo stuffed right inside. I like to make very soft [...]