Chicken Paprikash Instant Pot

Paprikash comes from the Hungarian word for paprika. Traditionally, these stews do not contain tomatoes (only here in America) and get their red color from the paprika. They also traditionally contain sour cream – my version uses yogurt, a plus for extra calcium and protein. What you need: 2 onions, Read more…

Healthier Carbonara

Parents often tell me their child won’t eat egg. The great thing about eggs is they are SO versatile. Here is a recipe that incorporates egg into a child favorite (pasta) AND it’s got veggies as well. Save or pin this recipe! What you need: 1/2 pk of pasta of Read more…

4th Of July Snack Plate

4th of July flag snack plate! We’ve got veggies, fruit, two kinds of easy yogurt dip (recipes below), and cheese. It’s really a perfect plate because it covers several food groups, flavors, and textures. Not to mention it’s beautiful and fun. Dip for the fruit:– Greek yogurt 1/2 cup– Cinnamon Read more…

Thalia’s Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Bookmark or pin this page for healthy (and delicious) cooking ideas with your kids. My 3yo helped me make them. And guess what? She normally will not eat zucchini (unless it’s raw.) What you need: 1 cup whole wheat flour 1/2 cup cocoa powder 1/3 cup sugar 1.5 tsp baking Read more…

Instant Pot Chicken Soup

If you want a recipe that’ll give you meals all week and only takes a few minutes to prep… You’re in the right place, bookmark or pin this page! If you don’t have an IP, that’s ok, you can do this in a normal pot (directions below.) You’ll need: A Read more…

Instant Pot Lamb and Veggie Curry

If you’re looking for ways to add more veggies to your diet, one of my biggest tips is to spice it up…literally. Indian cuisine is one of the best at making vegetables palatable and delicious.Curries are suitable for children, even babies. “Spiced” doesn’t mean spicy! What you need:– Lamb chops Read more…

The Egg-adilla

Behold: A 3 ingredient, 3 minute, practically no-prep meal. The Egg-adilla. My husband gets full credit for inventing this baby. I’ve included a step by step tutorial for you with pictures. See the bottom for additional mix-ins.I wanted to tell you a little about the nutrition of the egg, one Read more…

Chicken Coconut Curry

If you thinking to yourself “my child won’t eat curry, it’s too spicy,” let me tell you, kids like tasty food! Curry is spiced, but it doesn’t have to be spicy! One of the things I admire so much in Indian cooking is the ability to make veggies taste SO Read more…

Kale Pesto

Save this easy instant pot kale pesto! This is a great new way to add veggies to a favorite food (pasta!) Often kids aren’t fans of leafy veggies – that’s ok, this recipe incorporates familiar flavors and tastes, add to some fun shaped pasta and you’re good to go! What Read more…

Healthier Mac and Cheese

Save or pin this page for next time you have some random leftovers! It’s a crowd pleaser for parents and kids, and your kids can help you prepare it. What you need:– 2 tbsp of wheat flour– 2 tbsp of butter or alternative– 1tsp dried garlic, parsley, 1/2tsp black pepper Read more…