Mother's Day Story & Snack- Fruit Tarts

Mother's Day Story & Snack- Fruit Tarts

When I first started cooking I wanted fruit tarts to be my signature “thing” but after my first attempt and the crust didn’t quite turn out, the custard was runny and the fruit slid everywhere, I decided that maybe I should pick something else to be “my thing.” Friday I decided it would be fun to make them again with 20 toddlers and their mamas but this time with some short cuts. Check out the recipe and I promise you too can make a fail proof Fruit Tart too.

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Avocado Toast, with a twist

Avocado Toast, with a twist

Have a picky eater? Let them help make lunch. Oftentimes empowering kiddos in the kitchen encourages them to try to eat new foods. Avocado toast is super trendy but all for a good reason. It is delicious and simple to make. Set out the ingredients and tools and let your kids to the rest… Little Miss shows you how with a quick video.

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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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Mommy Monday: Sushi and a Story

Mommy Monday: Sushi and a Story

Some Mondays I am ready to charge ahead and some seem to be a whirlwind of chaos. Mondays seem to be a day that most moms I know can use a little more support so I aim to share weekly ideas on simple projects to do with young kiddos. Today I'm sharing a great snack to make with your kiddos at home, my version of "kid only sushi" as I called it in my class. I encourage you to make both the green (aka healthy) roll as well as the sweet treat. Let your kids get their hands dirty and have fun rolling their own food. Make it a longer activity and check out the book recommendations as well.

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Mini Pumpkin Pie

Mini Pumpkin Pie

Thanksgiving is next week. This kiddos will be off of school with a little extra time on their hands so why not get them involved in the kitchen? This recipe is perfect for little and big kids to help with and it is a crowd pleaser. I love pumpkin pie so you may wonder why change a classic but I promise these make a great little addition to the dessert table. Give them a try, you will not be disappointed.

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Kids in the Kitchen- Green Bean Casserole

Kids in the Kitchen- Green Bean Casserole

Thanksgiving is quickly approaching. Whether you are hosting the main feast, bringing a side dish, or attending a Friendsgiving this is a great recipe to try out. My hubby does not like, actually hates green beans. It has been a long goal of mine to make green bean dishes that he will eat. When the girls and I served this dish to him, he ate the entire dish thus I do not have any pictures of the finished product. If the girls can make it, so can you, and your kids. Watch the video, try out the tips, and let us know what you think.

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