Tuna Salad Snack

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These tuna salad sailboats are one of my kids favorite snacks to make and eat! They are simple to make and only require a few ingredients that you may already have on-hand in your pantry or refrigerator. Be sure to check out the video tutorial by my 11 year old as she explains how to […]

Simple Patriotic Treats!

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Need a super quick and festive patriotic treat for Memorial Day weekend or 4th of July?? These simple patriotic treats are very easy to make! They don’t require any baking, and they use only a few ingredients, so it’s a great way to keep things simple. These are so much fun to make with the […]

NEW Kids’ Culinary Passport eBook

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Cook and craft your way around the world with the Kid’s Culinary Passport eBook from the team at Inner Child Food! The writers from Inner Child Food have gathered some of their favorite recipes and crafts inspired from other cultures and compiled an eBook jam-packed with recipes, crafts, and fun from around the world – […]

NEW Kids’ Culinary Passport eBook

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Last Summer the authors from our sister site, Inner Child Food teamed up to release a series of posts featuring crafts and recipes from around the world called Kids’ Culinary Passport. We’re proud to present this great educational series in a new convenient eBook format with all of the detailed recipes, instructions, printable passport, and […]

St. Patrick’s Day Recipe Ideas

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St. Patrick’s Day recipes are a great way to introduce your kids to new traditions while spending quality time together. Here are some of our favorite St. Patrick’s Day recipe ideas to make with your kids! Potato Soup Mix in a Jar This potato soup mix is an easy homemade gift the kids can make, […]

Russian Food Recipes: Sochi Olympics 2014

Russian Food Recipes for the Olympics

We have been enjoying the Olympics as a family. We have liked watching the various sports, cheering on Team USA and keeping track of where we stand with medals.  At the same time, we’ve also been using this opportunity to explore the Russian culture and experiment on our own by making a few traditional Russian […]

Chinese New Year 2014 Recipe

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Chinese New Year 2014 provides the perfect opportunity for children to explore and discover on many levels. They can: 1.  Learn geography by mapping where China is in relation to where they live. 2.  Explore another culture & learn about their customs associated with this festive holiday. 3.  Taste test and try new foods. As […]

Super Foods Recipes for Kids

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  It’s almost 2014 and I know a lot of families are looking to eat healthier. I looked around at our contributor’s blogs and found some great super foods recipes that parents and kids will love. So, get ready to start fresh, discover some new foods and be ready to be healthy in 2014! Super […]

Homemade Pancakes for a Snowy Day

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When wintery weekends and snow days make their way onto our calendar pages, warm yummy breakfasts are the first demand and homemade pancakes are always a hit. Whenever I make homemade pancakes or waffles or even French toast on the weekend, I double (sometimes triple) the recipe for freezing.  I LOVE being able to open […]

Holiday Cookie Recipes for a Cookie Exchange Party

Holiday Cookie Recipes Perfect for Cookie Exchange Parties - Inner Child Food

Holiday cookie recipes are a winter tradition in many homes. Fresh baking smells emerge from the kitchen. Kids sneak a treat here and there. And so do you. It’s an extremely fun and festive time of year. So many of my friends are gearing up for baking and as you get ready for holiday cookie […]

Zucchini Bread Recipe for Thanksgiving

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Sometimes, all it takes to get kids involved in Thanksgiving Day meal prep is a fun bread recipe like this zucchini bread recipe. Fresh baked bread is always a delicious addition at any Thanksgiving table.  And, even better, it’s something that you can make with the kids a day or two in advance so that […]

Whole Wheat Mini Apple Pies

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    Whole wheat, mini apple pies   Preheat oven to 400* Basic whole wheat pie crust (Great recipe here) 3 apples (we used our leftovers from the Apple Taste Test) 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup all purpose flour 1 Tbs cinnamon 1 tea ground cloves 3 Tbs cold butter 1/2 cup water   Cut […]

Frozen Treats Recipe Roundup

Raise your hand if you want summer to last just a tad longer? Yes! Me too! One way to keep the summer going as the Back to School season begins is to make some fun frozen treats with the kids after school. Time in the kitchen after a day at school can help them to […]

Lunch Box Packing Bites

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We are always searching to find new ways to fill the lunch box and balance everything out.  Here are two of our favorite quick and easy finds that have been big hits for lunchtime bites. Peanutty Apple Wraps make a great sandwich alternative to peanut butter and jelly and at snack time we love to […]

Honey orange couscous (Egypt)

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Across Northern Africa couscous is served as a dinner item, but in Egypt couscous is often served as a sweet treat or side dish.  Pasta for desert!  Could you imagine? You have been through the USA, Japan, Italy, and now Egypt!  What a trip!  I hope you have enjoyed it as much as we have […]

Daigku Imo or Candied Sweet Potatoes (Japan)

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Kids’ Culinary Passport – Cook and craft around the world! Japan is your next stop on your Kids’ Culinary Passport here at Inner Child Food! My children and I enjoy just about everything from Japan.  We love the food, the culture, and the crafts!  Most people know that rice is very popular in Japan.  In […]

Homemade Peach Ice Cream (USA)

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Kids’ Culinary Passport — Cook and Craft Around the World What better way to kick off our Kids’ Culinary Passport series than by visiting the good ole American south during Independence Day week?! As a midwestern girl relocated to the sunny state of North Carolina, in the past year I’ve learned to embrace all things biscuit, […]

How to Make Solar S’mores Treats

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Summertime is synonymous with S’mores treats and play dates, so why not combine them?  Here’s a fun, no fire required S’mores activity that will not just melt into a delicious combination, but into the hearts of your S’mores lovin’ crew.  In fact, we call them Sun-Baked S’mores! However, I have to tell you that in […]