Category: Recipes

Toddler Made Deviled Eggs

This little “recipe” is a fun activity for toddlers. The results isn’t perfect but the process is an awesome experience, and it tastes great too! YOU WILL NEED One hard boiled egg (here’s my favorite fail-proof method for easy-peel hard boiled eggs!) One ziploc bag A…

Grab N’ Go Granola Bars: Back to School Snacks

I am always looking for easy, healthy snacks that I can throw in a sandwich bag and take with me.  Kids are hungry all the time!  It doesn’t matter if we ate an hour before we left the house, I always find them rummaging in my…

Mini Fruit Kabobs

Mini fruit kabobs are a really easy and fun hands on snack AND learning activity for toddlers! YOU WILL NEED A variety of fruit, cut into tiny little pieces. We used strawberries, canned mandarins, canned pineapple tidbits, honeydew, blueberries and grapes. Use what you like or…

20+ Toddler Trail Mix Ideas: Back to School Snacks

Want an easy back to school snack?  Trail mix is the perfect thing!  It’s super easy, your kids can make it by themselves and the combinations are limitless!  We love going to a bulk store and just buying things in big quantities then making our own…

Simple Apple Crisp

I absolutely love apple crisp! This is a favorite fall dessert recipe of mine. I grew up eating this often as the perfect ending to a fall Sunday family dinner. It’s such a simple dessert that doesn’t take much work and the results are delicious! To…

Blackberry Freezer Jam

I was lucky enough to grow up eating homemade freezer jam. I learned how to do this from my mom and I absolutely LOVE the taste of homemade blackberry freezer jam! My #1 favorite is raspberry, and this blackberry version comes in a close second. I…

Super Simple Potato Salad

During the summer the kids have been obsessed with hot dog roasts.  And during my pregnancy I have been obsessed with my mom’s potato salad.  Maybe it’s because it’s delicious, and maybe it makes me a little nostalgic remembering all the summer barbecues at home. Especially now…

Outrageous Orange Julius

We are obviously obsessed with cool drinks and treats in this hot weather! My mom always made orange julius for us as kids, so making this recipe was a very nostalgic experience.  I loved drinking Orange Julius throughout the summer as a kid, so I thought…

We All Scream For Ice Cream

  We like ice cream.  That’s all there really is to say.  When it’s hot outside, and the kids have been swimming all day and you just want to cool off… nothing sounds better than ice cream.  We have a friend who has an ice cream…

4 Real Fruit Popsicles

My kids love popsicles! They are such a fun treat to cool down and enjoy outside during the summer months. My husband’s favorite popsicles that he grew up eating are otter pops – but those are all sugar and food coloring with no nutritional value at…

3 Tasty Toddler Tortilla Rolls

Looking for new ideas for lunches?  Tortilla rolls have become our new faves.  I can pretty much look in the cupboards/fridge and grab leftovers and ingredients I have laying around and experiment… which saves me from having to make anymore trips to the grocery store.  Tortilla…

Tomato Cheddar Mini Quiche

This is yet another recipe from the great Annabel Karmel. So many recipes in her book caught my eye, and I have so many on the list yet to try! Some other great ones I have reviewed here include chicken nuggets, and mini banana bran muffins. Little…

Mini Bites of Banana Bran Muffins

I am quickly becoming a huge fan of Annabel Karmel. This recipe is one of hers from her Top 100 Finger Foods: 100 Recipes for a Healthy, Happy Child and I LOVE how it turned out. The first recipe we tried from her cookbook was her Crispy Chicken…

Pina Colada Popsicles

Today I was graciously accepted to post on my friend Alexis’ blog – Learn As We Go She is a mother to four kids under the age of six and shares on a variety of topics including frugal living and other family topics. I met Alexis…

3 Ingredient Banana Egg Muffins

I am on a bit of a breakfast kick.  I love breakfast, and my kids love breakfast foods, so trying out new breakfast recipes is a win-win.  We have had fun experimenting and making some unique, creative breakfast foods that the kids have a blast with.…

On The Go Cereal Balls

These cereal balls are essentially just dump, mix and form! No baking required. A toddler can make the whole thing from start to finish if you and they want to! I really like the idea of using cheerios to make a quick and easy snack. I…

Mini Ice Cream Sandwiches

Who doesn’t love a nice little frozen treat in the middle of summer? And how about one that’s so simple a toddler can make it? When I saw this idea in our PBS Do It Myself Cookbook I knew we needed to try it! This little…

Easy Egg Salad

Were there egg shells in this egg salad? You bet there was! That’s what happens when toddlers make the entire thing. But, the recipe was really good and it was fun that the kids got to make our lunch today. They ate the entire thing, so…

Easy Squeezy Marmalade Muffins

This lovely Marmalade Muffin recipe comes from Pioneer Woman. I came across her recipes when I was first married and quickly became a huge fan. For Valentine’s Day as a just-starting-out married couple, my husband bought me her newly-released cookbook, The Pioneer Woman Cooks, Recipes from an Accidental…

Mini Muffin Pancakes

This recipe was such a fun creative outlet for my toddlers. Was the final product incredibly delicious? To me, it really wasn’t, but the kids ate a ton of them and were proud of what they did. 🙂  They would be delicious with just raspberries, blueberries,…