Aug 12

Summer parties! They’re fun but kids could be so messy at times especially when eating. Limit the spills and stains by serving these kid-friendly party foods perfect for the summer – 25 Easy-to-Eat Summer Recipes

These summer party menu recipes from Babble.com are great easy-to-eat summer party foods. The list includes perfect summer treats, entrees, desserts, sweets, and refreshments. Note: They are all kid-friendly – hence, perfect for the family.

However, what really makes these foods special is that they are healthy and at the same time, yummy. We all know that kids are finicky eaters so these foods will suit their taste buds while still adding some nutrition to their diet. These creative healthy finger foods range from a salsa-pizza combinations, mac-and-cheese muffins, shortcake push-up pops, apple pie pops, easy no-mess s’mores, nutella cupcakes, healthy trail mix, jiggle cups, lemonade cupcakes in a jar, and other smart and interesting desserts on a jar.

The list also includes foods that adults will enjoy – such as classic party favorites cheese platters, BLT panini, easy pigs in a blanet, vegetable pasta, grilled salmon, tofu, and interesting drinks like sparkling femonade, and fruity frizz sangria

You can view the entire food list HERE (including the links to the recipes). Enjoy your summer!


Jul 26

Everyone loves a cupcake, no matter how old you are, but the little desserts are the perfect size for kids to help decorate.   Plain old chocolate frosting might get a little boring, so Disney’s Family Fun website has come up with dozens of fun themed cupcake recipes for your family to make.  From “A is for Apple” to “Z is for Zoo” cupcake ideas, there is definitely something here for every family.


Feb 14

Most kids have a favorite Disney character and now you can turn those characters into cupcakes! Disney has come out with 30 ideas for Disney character cupcakes you can make. From Toy Story to Tinker Bell, these cupcakes are sure to be a big hit at birthday parties or any day of the week.


Feb 14

Happy Valentine’s Day! If you and the kids are looking for a fun way to celebrate the day, why not try one of these adorable recipes for Valentine’s Day cookies?  You can surprise dad with them when he gets home for work or take some to friends.


Feb 11

Nothing beats a yummy, old-fashioned root beer float, but Paula Deen’s twist on the old classic comes close! Check out this recipe for Vanilla Chocolate Chip Root Beer Floats. They’d make a extra special treat for Valentine’s Day!


Feb 10

Unless they’re vegetarians, most every kid loves chicken tenders, but the same old thing can get pretty boring. Here is a great recipe from Rachael Ray for Parmigiano and Herb Chicken Tenders. The whole family is sure to love them.

 


Feb 3

Nutella has become quite popular in the United States – you can buy it at the store, usually near the peanut butter, and you can even make it yourself. But did you know there are lots of dishes you can make using Nutella as the main ingredient? Check out these yummy recipes that use Nutella.


Jan 31

Is your family ready for the big game this weekend? People across the country will be making snacks and gathering in front of the TV to watch the New York Giants and the New England Patriots battle it out for the top spot in the NFL. If your family is going to join in the festivities, check out these Super Bowl Snacks for the Family.


Jan 15

Those energy bars you find in the store can be pretty expensive. Who wants to pay $2 for a snack? But some of them do seem to be pretty healthy. One mom took matters into her own hands and came up with a recipe for homemade power bars.


Jan 14

Cake pops are big favorites these days, and many people have starting using them as party favors and treats. If you’re looking for some fun cake pop recipes for a baby shower, check these out from Lil Sugar. Some of them would even be cute for birthday parties.


Jan 14

If you’re tired of eating and buying the same old thing, but want to keep buying healthy foods for your family, check out Freshen Up Your Fridge, Makeover Your Meals.  You’ll learn how to make even a turkey sandwich sound like an exotic new recipe!


Jan 12

If you’re looking for a yummy breakfast food to make this weekend, you might want to take a look at this breakfast fruit pizza recipe.  The recipe comes from New York Times best-selling author Pam Anderson’s new book, Cook Without a Book: Meatless Meals.


Jan 4

These days, many schools are “nut free,” due to the number of peanut allergies in kids. If your kids attend one of these schools, and you’re looking for a way to send your child to school with something yummy and healthy that stays within the rules, check out nut free recipes for lunches and snacks.


Dec 24

Tomorrow, once the presents are open, chances are your family is going to be pretty hungry. What better way to celebrate the day than with a festive snack? Snowman pizza anyone? How about a reindeer cinnamon roll? Check out these creative Christmas snack recipes for kids for those and more.


Dec 24

Tonight’s the big night. Have you gotten your cookies made for Santa? If not, you might want to check out these darling Christmas cookie recipes from Lil Sugar. Not only are they yummy, but they’re oh so cute, and your kids will have a ball decorating them.


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