Kids in the Kitchen- Minestrone Soup Recipe

Kids in the Kitchen- Minestrone Soup Recipe

With our ever growing to do lists it can be hard to slow down to make dinner let alone invite the kids into the kitchen to help. I have made a conscious effort to designate 1 day a week to cooking with my girls. This week we really needed to load up on veggies so we made a yummy Minestrone soup that the whole family devoured. Read on to see my tips for including kids in the kitchen as well as the recipe to warm you up this winter.

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Snack Attack- Protein Bites

Snack Attack- Protein Bites

As a mom snacks play a big role in our lives. Our kiddos constantly request them. We always stuff them in our bags as to never leave home without them. We are usually cleaning them out of the hard to reach crevices of the car. Snacking seems so routine and mindless but is really an opportunity to fill our kiddos (and us) with nutrient dense foods. Today I’m sharing some thoughts on snacking and Little Miss is blending up one of our favorite afternoon snacks- Peanut Butter Protein Bites.

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Mommy Monday: Why it's important to include kids in the kitchen.

Mommy Monday: Why it's important to include kids in the kitchen.

Monday, Monday! I am learning to tame the chaos with a solo cup of coffee to gather my thoughts before the girls wake up and yoga, lots of yoga. Did you see my yoga giveaway on Instagram? Monday is also a great day for the girls and I to work together in the kitchen. My youngest daughter, who I call “Little Miss” has been making my lunch and asked me to film her. In today’s post, I’m sharing my thoughts on getting kids in the kitchen, how I let the girls help at home, and our tuna salad recipe.

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Thanksgiving 2017- Cooking with kids & leftovers

Thanksgiving 2017- Cooking with kids & leftovers

Thanksgiving break week is coming to an end. We had a fun filled week and really enjoyed every minute. I went AWOL on social media in an attempt to really cherish every moment with both girls at home. We cooked up a few recipes I wanted to share. If you still have leftover Turkey, definitely try out our leftover Enchiladas this week.

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Halloween Monster Cookies & Spooky Kid's Stories

Halloween Monster Cookies & Spooky Kid's Stories

Halloween is only 1 day away but if you're looking for a fun treat to make, chances are you have a box of cake mix in the cupboard and can throw these together. No time to make them now, keep the recipe in mind because it makes delicious fluffy cookies. My girls, with a special guest, whipped them up in a short video. Check it out and share with a friend who's kiddo likes to cook.

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