Have a little chef in your kitchen? We've rounded up nine of what moms say are their kids' favorite foods to cook. These recipes are easy, fun, and tasty! From a simple avocado on toast to crockpot lasagna and yummy brownies, we're sharing recipes for kids of all ages to test in the kitchen. Click through to find your family's new favorite.
Graduating from breast milk and formula to solids is a major milestone in a baby's first year. If your little one is ready to make the leap, throw away your preconceived notions that baby's first foods have to be monotonous and dull. These 15 recipes incorporate unexpected flavors and ingredients to make the early days of eating a whole lot more fun!
Summer may not officially start until June, but we're already in the mood for some sweet, frosty treats. For a change from your usual store-bought desserts, try making one of these kid-favorite frozen treats recommended by real moms. From mini ice cream sandwiches doused in sprinkles to a creative "monkey" concoction, these are desserts your whole family will want again and again.
Whether you're sick of spending too much money on your kids' snacks or worry about what all of those unidentifiable ingredients are doing to their little bodies, we have the solution for you! Make your own homemade versions of your child's favorite snack. Whether they're crazy for Goldfish, sweet on Nutter Butters or Oreos, or wild for Pop-Tarts, we have a recipe that will make you feel better about serving up those snacks on a daily basis. Keep clicking to find your favorite snack substitute.
Strategizing about how to spoil Mom on Mother's Day? A special brunch that keeps her out of the kitchen is sure to be a success! If the kids are old enough, get them involved in whipping up any combination of these 13 yummy brunch recipes to create Mama's perfect meal. Make sure there's a trustworthy adult on hand to help with any knife or oven-related tasks, and get those little ones cooking!
This cheesy, meaty old-school casserole is the most-requested recipe on my website, onefamilyonemeal.com, and a favorite in my house! The best news is that it is quick and well balanced. The original recipe came from my friend Tori Ritchie, whose website, tuesdayrecipe.com, is also chock-full of family-friendly recipes. Serve with corn chips for dipping or roll this yummy mixture up in a tortilla with some chopped romaine for an amazing burrito.
If it gets your kids to sit down for a healthy meal, we're all in favor of playing with your food! We've rounded up 60 ways to make eating enjoyable, even for the pickiest little palates. From breakfast to dinner, and everything in between, check out these great ways to make food fun!
Looking for a Mother's Day gift for a mom who loves to cook? We have you covered with the following eight cookbooks, each beautiful and rich enough to please even the pickiest mom-chef. From Gwyneth Paltrow's ode to clean eating (the recipes are seriously delish; we've tried them!) to Curtis Stone's clever, night-of-the-week cooking guide, each cookbook presents its own take on family meals in a lovely fashion. Check them all out now, then pick the one right for the "yummy mummy" in your life!
We've yet to meet a kid who doesn't love sprinkles (one little girl was so obsessed, her mom planned a whole sprinkle-themed birthday party!), but why go for the typical ice-cream-and-sprinkles combo? We found 16 inspired sprinkled sweets, ranging from pancakes and popcorn to Rice Krispies Treats and fudge to cookies and cakes. Click through to see them all: we guarantee you'll be craving sprinkles by the end!
We've yet to meet a kid who isn't a fan of the classic chocolate chip, but why not add some more creative recipes to your cookie repertoire? We tracked down 15 delicious cookies incorporating beyond-the-basics ingredients ranging from the healthy (mango, cashew, and granola) to the totally decadent, including marshmallow filling, cake batter, Nutella, and even banana-cream pudding! Keep clicking to find your kids' next favorite cookie!