Mi Oh My Spaghetti Pie

by on May 10th, 2012 // Uncategorized

Thank you Mayo Clinic Kids’ Cookbook for another amazing recipe. This spaghetti pie was so good I almost didn’t get the photo op. Not a minute after I served the hubs and kids a slice they were reaching for more. …

Fruity Flowers for Mothers Day

by on May 7th, 2012 // Breakfast, Kid-tastic, Snacks

Ok, all you moms out there. Send this post to the Daddy’s in the house. Can you imagine waking up to this sweet, healthy bouquet of springtime fruit on Mother’s Day? So adorable and definitely easy enough for dad and …

The Improvised Parfait By Sylvie

by on Apr 26th, 2012 // Uncategorized

The other day Sylvie and I got our copy of The Mayo Clinic Kids’ Cookbook and we sat down and read the entire cookbook with her stopping and begging to make what was on every page. I already had dinner …

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Pineapple Upside Down Donuts

by on Apr 19th, 2012 // Breakfast, Desserts

Yes, you read that correctly and you will eat all of them. We’ve already gone through one batch in a day (with some help from the neighbors). This was one of those unexpected recipes that just blows your mind and …

Easy No Cook Strawberry Syrup

by on Apr 12th, 2012 // Breakfast, Desserts

Strawberry season is upon us which means I’ll be making all kinds of  recipes with fresh strawberry.  As a kid I remember going to a you-pick strawberry patch and everyone one in my family (seven of us) would pick as …

Egg Salad Celery bites

by on Apr 5th, 2012 // Appetizers, Snacks

Come Sunday afternoon many of our fridges will be overflowing with hard boiled eggs. What to do with all these colored beauties? There’s only so many hard boiled and deviled eggs I can eat.  My kids and I came up …

Spring Rainbow Salad

by on Mar 29th, 2012 // Sides, Veggie Friendly

Spring has sprung. Which means showers and rainbows and purple, yellow, orange and red flowers in full bloom. And since rainbows are all the rage these days and with all this rain (here in Los Angeles, anyway) what better way …

Cooking Breakfast With Sylvie

by on Mar 19th, 2012 // Just for Fun, Kid-tastic, Uncategorized

Lots of parents are nervous about bringing their kids into the kitchen – I was too! I was also doing that crazy balance of trying to entertain kids while cooking dinner and it never seemed to go smoothly. One day …

Frozen Yogurt Covered Strawberry Pops

by on Mar 15th, 2012 // Desserts, Healthy, Kid-tastic, Snacks

By now most of us have seen these incredible yogurt covered strawberries on Pinterest. If you’ve made these delicious treats at home you know they taste as good as they look. But they’re a mess to eat and when …

Naptime Chef Cookbook Winner Plus Parmesan Panko Chicken With Balsamic Tomatoes

by on Mar 12th, 2012 // Dinner, Uncategorized

We have a winner!  Congratulations to Carrie who wrote ‘I can’t wait for my boy to come home from grandmas to cook this. My boy has been showing a lot of interest in cooking lately by asking to help more …