Cooking with Kids

Baked Apple French Toast {Recipe}

Enjoy the fruits of your apple-picking labor with this Baked Apple French Toast – a delicious weekend breakfast the whole family will enjoy! I was compensated for writing the original article, “Apples,” and developing the recipe found in the October 2016 issue of Today’s Dietitian. I was not compensated for sharing the column or magazine with readers on my blog. All opinions are my own. I’ve been so excited to share this Baked Apple French Toast recipe with all of you since I… read more »

5 Quick, Easy, and Healthy School Lunch Ideas + 36 Recipes To Try

Packing a healthy school lunch for your kids is quick and easy with these five kid- and mom-approved ideas (plus 36 recipes to put them into action)! Everyone knows what the month of August is well-known for: back to school season (and brutally hot temperatures, at least here in NY!). But did you know that August is also Kids Eat Right Month?! Coincidence or not, I can’t think of a better time to focus on healthy practices for feeding children than the start of a new school year. After all, the sum… read more »

Take Your Kids From Baby Food to Gourmet Foodies

Turn your kids into gourmet foodies by feeding them wholesome, nutritious and delicious food from the start. Learn how to do it with the help of Sonali Ruder’s latest book Natural Baby Food. I received a free copy of Natural Baby Food, but was not compensated for this post. This post contains affiliate links. See below for full disclosure. Have you met my friend Sonali Ruder? If not, it’s time for you to be introduced to her, especially if you have kids, are currently pregnant, trying… read more »

Apple Cranberry Tuna Salad {Recipe}

Crunchy apples add texture and dried cranberries add a touch of sweetness to this Apple Cranberry Tuna Salad, a high-protein, omega-3-rich upgrade to a classic lunch dish. As a member of the Cranberry Bog Bloggers I receive the latest news and studies about cranberries as well as some fun Bog Blogger swag from the Cranberry Institute. I was not compensated for this post and as always all opinions are my own. I have a really quick and easy recipe to share with you all today. Back in 2011 this Appl… read more »

Cooking with the Kids: Homemade Cinnamon Applesauce {Recipe}

Homemade cinnamon applesauce is quick and easy to make, has just three ingredients, and no added sugar. A nutritious and delicious side dish or snack. Guess what?! I have another apple recipe for you today* and this time it’s one I know your kids will love. In fact, my kids made this recipe with me, which was more than half the fun. *Did you see these other apples we made post apple picking? Check out my Spiced Quinoa with Roasted Apples and Root Vegetables and Apple Peanut Butter Pancakes… read more »