Category Archives: kid’s cooking

Chocolate Cherry Bliss Balls

Bliss balls, energy balls, protein balls–lots of different names for the same thing: a small bite of sweet bliss packed full of nutritious deliciousness. These are so easy to prepare that kids could make them. All you have to do … Continue reading

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Greek Salad on a Stick

Kids love anything on a stick, and the kid inside all of us does too. These mini Greek salad appetizers are fun to eat and they offer a healthier alternative to all the high calorie finger foods we often find … Continue reading

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Chia Seed Jam (and what’s a CAPTCHA?)

Did you know you’ve been part of a huge online project? What does this have to do with chia seed jam? Hang on, and I’ll get to that soon. You know that little box that pops up with words that … Continue reading

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Personalized Veggies ‘n Dip

This one definitely comes under the “Why didn’t I think of that?’ category. I pinned it last week, as I thought it was such a good idea. It makes more sense than having everyone crowd around one plate of veggies. … Continue reading

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Gingerbread People

These little guys have been a Christmas tradition in our home for well over 25 years. They have just the right amount of ginger (not too much) and just the right amount of molasses (not too strong). Lexi and I … Continue reading

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Minty Watermelon Popsicles

Summertime brings memories of sitting on the front porch slurping homemade popsicles. It’s time to make them for another generation now so they can create their own summer memories. Here’s a way to use up that leftover watermelon. Just blend … Continue reading

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Play Dough!

2 cups white flour 1/2 cup salt 4 tsp. cream of tartar 2 cups water 4 tsp. food colouring 2 tbsp. oil Mix first 3 ingredients in a medium pot. Combine and add next 3 ingredients. Cook over medium heat … Continue reading

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