Move beyond cupcakes and biscuits, and have a go at making simple savoury dishes with the kids instead.
We’ve rounded up six super little snacks to help you make healthy eating part of the school day. Have one of these fun and tasty treats ready when the kids get back from school and the thought of crisps or chocolate won’t even cross their minds!
When it comes to cooking with children, it’s vital to have the right kitchen kit. A combination of safe and easy-to-use equipment will help you and the kids get brilliant results (and have fun!) every time you cook together.
Crispy, golden fish fingers are brilliantly fun and easy to make – and great for cooking with kids. Dish up with tartar sauce and sweet potato wedges for a brilliant midweek meal, or make a batch and serve as party food with wedges of lemon to season.
If you’re hosting a children’s party or sleepover during the holidays, why not get the kids to do the catering? It’s a fun way to keep them busy and get them excited about some fresh new flavours. Plus, fussy eaters are way more likely to get stuck into a dish they’ve enjoyed making themselves.
When summer rolls around, lunches should be fresh and fast – easy to prepare and using the best of what’s in season. Our friends at Lunch Lady magazine have shared a couple of their favourite recipes for gorgeous lunch ideas that are great for keeping the kids happy.
Fresh, homemade pasta is easier to make than you think! Here, our friends at Lunch Lady have all you need to make gorgeous pasta from scratch, including three twists to help add a burst of colour to your plate – perfect for getting kids cooking.
I wholeheartedly believe that cooking is up there as one of the most valuable skills you can teach a child, right alongside reading and writing.
Laleh Mohmedi creates awesome food art as a way of getting her son Jacob excited about eating his fruit and veg. In this post, she shares how to add a special twist to a delicious kale, ricotta & squash omelette.