Tag Archives: family


Mason Jar Phenomenon

Mason Jar Phenomenon

Ok so there cannot be to many of you out there who have not seen a mason jar being repurposed into something other then what it was originally used for: canning. I am amazed at all the uses that people … Read more »

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Adventures in Vegan Cooking

Adventures in Vegan Cooking

I consider myself a healthy eater and smart shopper, and clearly advocate the benefits of cooking together as a family, eating healthy, and creating memories, so when Elisabeth asked her Dad and I if a friend could spend the night, we … Read more »

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Grilled Peaches

There is nothing new with grilling stone fruit (those with pits). But grilling is the height Summertime Americana dining. Any method to get kids to eat more fruit is a good thing. It stands to reason that if these types of … Read more »

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Jenn’s Mock Crepes

Jenn Lownik sent us this recipe. It sounds delicious and I had to post it right away. I’m going to try this with Elisabeth. I thought of ‘Kids and a Cook’ this morning and wanted to share this! I made “mock crepes”. This … Read more »

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Gluten Free Cupcakes!

A close friend of ours has a child who needs to follow a Gluten Free (GF) diet. She once asked me if I had a recipe she could use to make Gluten Free cupcakes for her son’s birthday party. Of … Read more »

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Help! My pediatrician just told me my child has high cholesterol!

Help! My pediatrician just told me my child has high cholesterol! One of my best friends from high school is a pediatrician and I recently asked what she sees in her practice – kids with high cholesterol. I have also … Read more »

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I Love Sitting Down as a Family for Dinner:

I love sitting down as a family for dinner! At last night’s dinner we were having a conversation (one of many) about eating healthy. I commented to the boys how healthy their dinner was and how eating well would help … Read more »

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EASY MOTHER’S DAY BREAKFAST

OK, Moms this is an easy treat that kids of almost any age or skill level can prepare. After all it’s the thoughtfulness that really counts, isn’t it? So even if you are the one who has to go to … Read more »

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Want More Kids and a Cook?

Our book, Cooking Together, Making Memories and Meals is on it’s second printing run. The book has everything you love about our website and more. What other cookbook can become a treasured family heirloom. A blank page after every recipe … Read more »

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Power Crispy Bars

Okay! Since the days of dreaming of a White Christmas are over now I am dreaming of Spring. I thought I would do some Spring Cleaning to harken Spring’s awakening. While my newly washed pillows were in the dryer (yes, … Read more »

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