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Coconut Almond Cranberry Granola Recipe

Coconut Almond Cranberry Granola Recipe

With the influx of holiday goodies coming up I’m trying to get ahead of the game and stock the house with healthy meal and snack options as well as cute & inexpensive handmade gifts for neighbors, teachers and friends. Breakfast is a great way to start so we made this Coconut, Cranberry and Almond Granola. […]




Creamy Pumpkin Dip Recipe #kidsinthekitchen

Creamy Pumpkin Dip Recipe Kids in the Kitchen , Cooking with Kids, Thanksgiving Dessert

With Thanksgiving right around the corner I’m thinking of what we’re going to cook and prepare. Honestly I don’t even know if I’m hosting it. I do know that i want to make a few desserts. Rob likes my pumpkin cheesecake and the kids LOVE Pumpkin Dip. So Shae and I experimented with a new […]




Cheesecake Pastry Pockets #kidsinthekitchen

Cheesecake Pastry Pockets #kidsinthekitchen #cookingwithkids

Now that Halloween is over we’re emerging from our candy coma and enjoying some simple baking again. This past week we’ve had homemade carrot cake, mini peanut butter cookies and these Cheesecake Pasty Pockets. Shae of course took the reins on this dish and made it her own. If it were up to me I […]




Halloween Candy Coated Pretzel Rods

Halloween Candy Pretzel Rods, kids in the kitchen

The house is all ready for Halloween. We’ve watched all the movies in our DVD arsenal and a few old favorites on Netflix. The costumes are picked out. The pumpkins are carved. This weekend we’re co-hosting a neighborhood parade and party for the community. We’re working on games and activities and of course spooky treats […]




Vanilla Brown Sugar French Toast

Vanilla Brown Sugar French Toast #kidsinthekitchen

Breakfast for dinner is like the greatest idea ever. No one ever moans and groans about that. The thought of gooey syrup or loaded up eggs makes everyone in our house smile. One day this week when my dinner plans fell through we went to plan B, French Toast. But we gave it a spin […]




Spicy Oatmeal Raisin Butterscotch Cookies #kidsinthekitchen

Oatmeal Raisin Butterscotch Cookies Recipe, kids in the kitchen, cooking with kids, fall flavors

When fall rolls around the tastes for snacks and treats change. When it’s time for dessert its usually fewer requests for ice cream but more for gooey brownies. After School Snacks are now warm or spicy or sometimes a little of both like these oatmeal raisin butterscotch cookies. With a big dose of cinnamon and […]




DIY Refrigerator Letter Magnets #kidsinthekitchen

DIY Refrigerator Letter Magnets

My kids are older so we’ve passed the stage of singing letter magnets on the fridge. We still have lots of magnets but we’ve upgraded to ones that have memories, are handmade and do double duty (like hold the school menu). Those “classic” primary color letters don’t really fit our style anymore. What does a […]




Homemade Cheese Crackers Recipe #KidsintheKitchen

Homemade Cheese Crackers Recipe #KidsintheKitchen

Here’s another snack time adventure with me and Shae. This time I wanted to see what all the hype was about homemade cheez-its.  I’ve seen so many recipes saying how good they were, how easy they were, blah blah.  This is our version of homemade cheese cracker for #kidsinthekitchen.First off I’ll start off by saying […]




DIY Mancala Board #kidsinthekitchen

DIY Mancala Board #kidsinthekitchen #recycledcrafts

Having kids of varying ages there aren’t too many things that they all have interest in. Board games is tops on that list though. Games is something they can always agree on. Sabreena remembered playing a game in elementary school called Mancala. I’ve never played it but have heard of it. She looked in the […]




Fried Cinnamon Sugar Apple Rings #kidsinthekitchen

Fried Cinnamon Apple Rings with Glaze #kidsinthekitchen #cookingwithkids #recipe #apples

This might be my proudest moment ever as a parent. Cooking with the kids has had many stumbling blocks and of course successes. One of my favorite moments was when Shae and I made our own chewy soft pretzels and the non-cooking post with the clay mini food. This week for #kidsinthekitchen Shaun stepped up […]