Sauté carrots until they are soft and sweet then puree into a creamy soup. Scoop the soup into a bowl and accent it with crunchy spinach pesto on top. Kids will have fun designing every bowl with their own unique pesto swirl.
Hearty buckwheat soba noodles are dressed with sesame oil, maple syrup, garlic ginger and orange juice. This versatile stir fry can include a wide variety of your family’s favorite in-season steamed veggies, so you can cook different versions year round.complete menus, cooking with kids, easy dinner, family dinner, Healthy Dinner, kid-friendly recipes, stir fry, the kids cook monday
All that meat and no potatoesjust ain’t right, like green tomatoes. Here I’m waiting, palpitatin’, for all that meat and no potatoes. — Fats Waller It had never been an official part of any of the USDA’s old “Basic Four” nutritional guidelines most parents of grade-schoolers have grown up with. It definitely wasn’t a focus of the 1990s […]balanced meals, dinner, family dinner, Healthy Dinner, meal planning
Mix-n-Match Salads: Caesar salad, Proscuitto-wrapped melon, Baby spinach salad with bacon, strawberries and candied walnuts, 7-layer salad, Belgian endive stuffed with Boursin, Iceberg wedge with bleu cheese, Broccoli slaw, Waldorf salad Mix-n-Match Mains: Roasted chicken, Teriyaki salmon, Grilled herbed pork loin, Rosemary lamb chops, Grilled tofu, Enchiladas, Spaghetti with marinara, Pesto shrimp Mix-n-Match Sides: Green beans almandine, Glazed […]cooking with kids, dinner, family, Healthy Dinner, meal planning, picky eaters
It’s blowback time, Baby! That’s what I was feeling after reading the growing profusion of books, articles and blogs devoted to disparaging more indulgent parenting styles. From Bringing Up Bébé by Pamela Druckerman to Katie Sullivan Mumford’s blog Mom’s Kitchen Handbook: Raising Healthy Kids in a French-Fried World, Moms and Dads are refusing to bend over backwards to indulge their children’s finicky food whims. Dinners […]cooking with kids, dinner, family, Healthy Dinner, meal planning, picky eaters
Tart Granny Smith apple contrasts roasted butternut squash in this earthy Autumnal soup. Kids will have fun scooping out the squash’s seeds, slipping off its skin after roasting and using an immersion blender to puree it smooth.Butternut Squash Apple Soup, cooking with kids, dinner menu, Healthy Dinner, recipes, the kids cook monday
Sometimes you just need to squint really hard. That’s what I often tell myself when facing a fridge full of leftovers that nobody really wants to eat again. Just squint really hard and the half-eaten roast chicken, corn on the cob halves and dried out mashed potatoes magically morph from their current forms into… an […]easy dinner, Healthy Dinner, Leftovers, meal planning
Blueberry pancakes with flax, topped with raspberries; orange juice Eggs on whole wheat toast, served with raspberries; milk Greek yogurt mashed with banana and maple syrup, topped with flax, blueberries, and raspberries; orange juice Eggs with salsa and cheese; orange juice Pita pizza made with marinara sauce, spinach, garlic, leftover chicken, basil, cheese Mashed banana […]Easy Recipes, Healthy Dinner, healthy meals