When making dinner for toddlers, there’s really only ONE factor that matters:
What the food looks like.
You could be serving them a culinary masterpiece of chocolate-covered mac ‘n cheese, but if they spot a speck of something green or ~spicy~, they won’t touch it with a 10-foot pole.
These Mini BBQ Bacon Turkey Meatloaves totally fit the “kid-friendly” bill, because they. are. ADORABLE. Continue Reading
My love affair with Trader Joe’s is no secret. I may even go so far as to say that I couldn’t live without it. Without Trader Joe’s, how would I keep my hangry toddlers filled to the brim with snacks,… Continue Reading
Your kids all eat vegetables willingly, and only ingest naturally-occurring sugars, and never eat processed foods with preservatives, right?
OK, come back to me when you’ve stopped laughing (or crying… whichever comes first), and I’ll break down this magical Hidden Vegetable Smoothie your toddler will LOVE. Continue Reading
These sweet and savory Honey BBQ Chicken Tacos, topped with a complex and surprising Pineapple & Avocado Salsa, are the perfect re-entry into my own little culinary world. Not only do they require minimal prep and come together quickly and easily, but they’re a little unique and gave us a nice change of pace from my standard fare. Continue Reading
I will admit that I held out way too long on making mac and cheese in the Instant Pot.
See, I’m a mac and cheese purist: I prefer Kraft Mac & Cheese over everything. Literally. I don’t care what gourmet bacon-truffle-lobster-garlic-whatever mac and cheese you’ve got, that blue box will always be better. I’m not saying I don’t enjoy other mac and cheeses, because, obvi. But that powder packet of cheese wins, hands down, every time.
So I’ve never had the motivation to homemake my own. If my favorite restaurant can’t do it better, why should I think *I* can? Continue Reading