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Cooking with Kids

Cooking with kids can be fun but also educational. Cooking is a skill that helps children read, do math and organize their work logically. Don't save cooking with your kids til their older. Just because they can't read and do math doesn't mean that family fun can't be created from cooking together. Create quality time in your kitchen that your family will always remember.

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Thanksgiving S'mores Fun Snack

Thanksgiving S'mores Fun Snack

Thanksgiving Dessert

Fall holidays like Thanksgiving inspire a lot of ideas for fun snacks. I used my boys’ favorite sweet, s'mores, as inspiration to make these easy and fun Pilgrim and Native American snacks. This Thanksgiving snack is not only fun, but it is also a creative way to give kids a little history lesson. Thanksgiving s'mores are easy to make and great for a kid-friendly Thanksgiving, school party or they just make a fun dessert!

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Monster Crackers

Monster Crackers

Halloween Fun Snacks

These spooky Monster Crackers are a Halloween hit, not only because they are great for Halloween parties, but because I can include my kids on the cracker-making fun! This Halloween recipe is great because kids can show some of their creativity in the kitchen, and it is also a good way to get the kids to eat some new fruits. Whether you try the Frankenstein crackers, Mummy crackers, or the ghastly Dracula cracker, these silly Halloween snacks will bring a smile to your child's face.

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7 Simple Lunchtime Ideas - That Your Kids Will Eat Up

7 Simple Lunchtime Ideas - That Your Kids Will Eat Up

Creative Lunchtime Ideas

With school lunch prices on the rise, many parents are opting to pack their child’s lunch. However, coming up with a variety of lunchtime ideas that are appealing to your kids and are easy to prepare can be a daunting task. It’s easy to find yourself sending your kids off to school with the same lunch day after day after day. Keep lunchtime simple and easy by relying on kid-friendly staples, and use On-The-Go Snack Packs to give kids their favorite snacks in convenient, pre-portioned sizes. Kids love these snack options because they are delicious and fun, and I like that they have such a wide assortment of varieties, so everyone in our family of 7 can find a snack they want. Plus, they are perfect for our on-the-go family.

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Fun Kids Lunchtime Ideas

Fun Kids Lunchtime Ideas

Creative Lunchtime Tips and Recipes

Creating some of these fun and easy lunches will jazz up your child’s lunchtime routine, and bring a smile to their face! They take just minutes to make and are easy enough so the kids can help. Preparing a fun lunch that your child can help assemble is also a great way to encourage creativity in the kitchen, and it makes the meal even more fun to eat!

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Teaching Kids Fractions with Fun Snacks

Teaching Kids Fractions with Fun Snacks

Rice Krispies Treats® Fraction Snacks

Fractions can be a tricky concept for kids to learn. Using fun kids snacks as hands-on visuals in teaching kids fractions can be make the lesson tasty and fun!! Simplicity is best when it comes to teaching, especially when teaching kids with fun snacks!! Kids snacks are so accessible and easy to use as teaching tools. So simple. So fun. And they will learn fractions in a tasty way!!

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Cooking With Kids: A Father's Day Recipe

Cooking With Kids: A Father's Day Recipe

Father's Day Recipe Idea: Crunchy Cheez-It® Chicken Tenders

The way to my husband’s heart is through his stomach. My kids are well aware of this, so they asked me to help them with this special Father's Day recipe idea to serve Dad this year.

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Pizza Appetizer For Your Tailgate Party

Pizza Appetizer For Your Tailgate Party

Kid Friendly Pepperoni Pizza Appetizer

It's tailgating season and you know what that means.....finger foods and party foods!  There is something about food that you can pick up with your fingers that makes it all the more fun to eat, right?  For your next tailgating party, I have got the perfect appetizer for you that I like to call Creamy Double Pepperoni Pizza-wiches.  This pizza appetizer is quick to prepare and no fuss to eat making it a winning recipe in our house for both parents and kids!

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Back to School with Banana Pudding

Back to School with Banana Pudding

Cooking with Kids: Banana Pudding

Saying goodbye to the carefree days of summer and going back to school can be a tough time for kids. During those first few weeks transitioning back to a routine, I try to surprise them with fun snacks to make homework less painful. This homemade banana pudding is one of my favorite snacks to prepare. It's the ideal comfort food.

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St. Patrick's Day Cookie Recipe

St. Patrick's Day Cookie Recipe

Easy and Fun St. Patrick's Day Cookies

Cookie decorating is easy, fun and a great family activity. Get into the St. Patrick’s Day spirit by decorating store bought Keebler® Chips Deluxe® cookies for St. Patrick’s Day. The kids will have fun decorating cookies, rather than getting antsy waiting for homemade cookies to finish baking.

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Chocolate Brownie Recipe

Chocolate Brownie Recipe

St. Patrick's Day Chocolate & Cream Cheese Layered Brownie

St. Patrick's Day is such a fun holiday for the kids. Leprechauns, rainbows and gold....who doesn't love all of those stories? My son and I created this giant "Catch a Leprechaun" brownie recipe that will indeed catch about anyone who gets a bite :)

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Easy Cheesecake Bread Pudding

Easy Cheesecake Bread Pudding

Cooking with Kids

There is nothing I like better than spending a morning with my boys in the kitchen. I created this decadent bread pudding, using one of our favorite cookies, Keebler Cheesecake Middles Graham Cookies, all crumbled up on top of the bread pudding.  And as if it weren’t delicious enough, we’ve added a caramel sauce to top it all off.


My little guys have helped show how to prepare this dish.

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