I used to think my toddlers were busy but as I watch my tween boys I know they’ve taken active to an entirely new level. My big kids are on the move from the second they wake up and with friends, sports, and play keeping them running all over the place, I know I have to make sure they have the fuel they
Have you fallen in love with your Instant Pot yet? If you haven’t, you probably need a few amazing recipes up your sleeves, like this super simple homemade applesauce. Once I discovered how to make applesauce in the Instant Pot, I’m never going back to store-bought.
This recipe is so easy. You can have homemade applesauce on the table in almost no time at all. As a work at home mom, I love finding quick and easy recipes that help me enjoy homemade treats, especially during the fall when everything is so busy.
Applesauce is probably something you are used to picking up at the store. There’s nothing like the smell of homemade applesauce cooking though and once you try this recipe and realize how easy it is to make homemade applesauce in the Instant Pot, you’ll never want to make it from scratch every time.
Cooking with kids is so much fun. I start my kids cooking when they are young and it is fun watching their skills develop in the kitchen. Cooking with young kids can be a bit frustrating for them if they can’t read the recipe.
There’s a fantastic solution for this. Cook by Colours is a fully illustrated cookbooks that lets even the youngest kids cook a recipe from start to finish on their own.
Instead of having to read a recipe and measure 1/4 cup of sugar, Cook by Colours shows the child that they need to use the green measuring cup. Everything is completely visually based so your child can follow the recipe on their own.
Cook by Colours has been very popular in Canada and is just launching in the U.S. (you can now get it on Amazon). I think it is going to be a huge hit. There are very few children’s cookbooks that make it this easy for kids to learn how to follow a recipe and practice basic cooking skills.
Are you looking for a snack that your kids will love and you will feel good giving to them?
Finding snacks that are mom-approved that my kids love to eat can be a challenge. I’m thrilled that these Very Berry Granola Bars are both!
These homemade granola bars are packed with antioxidant rich fruit and they make the perfect after school snack.
Are you in a school lunch rut already?
It doesn’t take too many days of making the same old sandwich before your kids get bored. My kids usually want to stick to sandwiches though so that kind of limits how creative I can get with school lunches.
Fortunately, this quick and easy Minecraft sandwich hack jazzes things up and gives kids fun little finger sandwiches they will love.