Simple Kitchen Science Experiments


These simple kitchen science experiments are fun to do and encourage kids to practice their observational skills, form a hypothesis, and record their results! The best part is they use common household materials you probably already have on-hand. A big thank you to our friends at Netflix for sponsoring today’s science experiments and for providing us […]

Tuna Salad Snack


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!


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 […]

Easy Treats Kids Can Make


These easy treats kids can make are a simple way to add some fun to your day! Since they are so quick to make and use only three ingredients, these marshmallow treats are great for a special after-school treat or party favor to share with friends. Even young kids can make these with very little […]

NEW Kids’ Culinary Passport eBook


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


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 […]

Mother’s Day Ideas for Breakfast

Mother's Day Ideas Bagel Bites - Inner Child Food

No bake breakfast fun is always a great combination for anyone’s partner and/or the kids to pull together for Mother’s Day ideas for breakfast. Although there are a lot of great partner’s that wear the title of ‘Master Chef’ in the family, it’s also great to provide recipes that make it easy for kids of […]

5 Tips to Grow Your Own Garden

grow your own garden

Planning to grow your own garden for the kitchen doesn’t take a lot of time,  but it can save you a tons of hassle during the gardening season.  Here are a few things I do each year to ensure that I am getting the most out of my suburban garden.  The first day of spring […]

Gluten-Free Oatmeal Banana Bread

Gluten Free Oatmeal Banana Bread

If you’re looking for a quick bread to make with your kids, you’ve come to the right place with this Gluten-Free Oatmeal Banana Bread! Banana bread is a classic, and it is one of the easiest breads to make.  It is the perfect starting place for kids to learn how to make bread.  Here we’ve […]

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


    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 […]

Lunch Box Packing Bites


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 […]

Turkey Enchiladas and Cinnamon Tortilla Dippers (Mexico)


Our family is taking a visit to Mexico in the kitchen by making Turkey Enchiladas and serving Cinnamon Tortilla Dippers for a festive dessert treat.  We hope you’ll join us for a little dinner fun as we travel around the world with the Kids’ Culinary Passport series. Turkey Enchiladas by Jodie Fitz 1 pound ground turkey […]

Easy Spaghetti Sauce (Italy)

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This idea for the Kids’ Culinary Passport is such a great idea and I couldn’t wait to get started.  I knew exactly what region I wanted to cover.  Italy.  Not just because Italy has so much amazing food, but because they focus on family.  Food is the means by which they bring the family together, […]

Introducing… Kids’ Culinary Passport!


Do you wish you could travel around the world this Summer? Want to avoid the hassle of airports, added expenses, and travel annoyances?? All this month on Inner Child Food, we’re proud to present a special series of posts called Kids’ Culinary Passport — it’s like traveling around the world without leaving your kitchen!! Here’s […]

5 Simple Tips for Teaching Your Family Healthy Eating Habits

5 tips for healthy eating

I myself was a not-so healthy eater up until a few years ago.  Healthy eating is not just a “diet”, it must become a way of life, and it must be learned. It’s so much easier if you are just training yourself, but when it comes to the family, it is much more of a […]

Kids In the Kitchen – A Roundup Of Recipes To Get Your Kids Cookin!


Here at Inner Child Food, we are mamas who love to involve our children in the process of cooking and baking. We have all found it has a multitude of benefits, and some of those include: Making memories together and bonding time Teaching them how to share Learning how to work in a group and […]

Tips for Cooking with Your Kids

Cooking with Kids

Cooking with kids is actually a diverse subject. It’s simple and yet it can be so complicated, as each age brings with it a new interest and a new level of discovery and ability. Here are some excellent tips from a very experienced mom who cooks with kids in the kitchen for a living! Here […]