10 Days of After School Snacks (no repeats)

Having a selection of snacks ready and available for the kids when they come home from school can be an effective way of saving time during the busy weekdays. If your family is stuck in a snack rut, it may be time to try mixing things up a bit by adding some more variety. This […]

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 […]

Pi Day Pie Recipes

March 14th, 3/14, is also known as Pi Day or  π Day.  It is a day where we celebrate Pi, the mathematical constant which represents the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter.  It’s typically represented as 3.14159, and, as it turns out, it is also a great excuse to make and eat PIE!  Because, […]

Dr. Seuss Snacks!

These Dr. Seuss snacks are super easy to prepare and are candy-free! We are celebrating all things Dr. Seuss this week in anticipation of Read Across America Day and Dr. Seuss Day (March 2nd). Here are some simple ways to make snack time a little more fun and festive — Dr. Seuss style! Some of […]

Cute Food for Kids – Snowman Snack

Looking for ideas for cute food for kids? This Winter snowman snack is super quick and easy to make! These would be fun to add to a child’s lunchbox, or to make for a simple after school snack. My ten year old thought they were adorable, and my six year old almost did not want […]

Italian Dressing Mix

Homemade spice mixes are a super easy and thoughtful gift to share with neighbors, party hosts, or friends. Shared below is a recipe for Italian Dressing Mix that can be used to make salad dressing or marinate meat. I bet you have all of the ingredients in your cupboard already! Packaged in a mason jar with a handwritten […]

Simple Kitchen Trick

Here’s a simple kitchen trick to encourage your kids to be more independent while getting their own snacks from the refrigerator. Start with a tray of pre-cut fruit, vegetables, or cheese in small reusable containers. By having the snacks prepped ahead of time, they will be ready for easy access. Kids still can’t reach the […]

Smoothie-licious Summer Sips

Summer is just around the corner and it’s time to savor this short season in more ways than one. With each season, not only does the weather change, but so does the foods and varieties of recipes that we make and share with family & friends.  It’s time to celebrate all of the summer flavors […]

Dining in Disney World with Kids

Are you planning a trip to Disney World with kids? Here are some of our favorite tips for dining in Disney World with kids to help you save money, avoid the crowds, and even take advantage of the best opportunities to try new and exciting foods! With lots of healthy options to choose from, Disney World […]

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 – […]

10 Healthy After School Snack Ideas

If you’re looking for some great after school snack ideas, we’ve compiled 10 Healthy After Snack Ideas to get you started. There are SO many delicious, yet health-conscious ways to prepare snacks for kids, no matter what their age.  Kids don’t always want to eat a snack if they know its good for them, but […]

Birthday Breakfast – The Healthy German Pancake

My family is just like any other family on a budget.  We get into a breakfast rut.  Oatmeal, eggs, toast, repeat.  But every year, on my children’s birthdays, they wake up to a special breakfast.  A breakfast JUST for them.  And it includes whipping cream. When I was little, my mom started this tradition of […]

5 Tips to 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 […]

Shamrock Kabobs

What are your favorite St. Patrick’s Day traditions?  We like to create some fun green food to get the holiday spirit going on in our kitchen.  Since we tend to get a bit crazy with the sweets sometimes, this year I decided to take a healthy approach to the day that is known for bringing […]

Healthy Valentine’s Day Treats for Kids

Between school parties and play dates and special family celebrations, our kids are going to be inundated with sweet treats in the coming days. But, it doesn’t take a cookie or a cupcake to be able to say, “I love you” with food. We’re excited to bring you these healthy Valentine’s Day Treats! I love […]

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 […]

A Groundhog’s Day Treat

Groundhog’s Day is not a holiday on everyone’s calendar.  But it has a special place in my heart and in the hearts of my children.  Come and have an every day celebration with your kids while cooking this special Groundhog’s Day treat! My mother was the queen of obscure holidays.  We even had a book […]

Super Foods Recipes for Kids

  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 […]