Fall Dessert Ideas: Quick & Easy Mini Handpies

Fall dessert ideas are on the brain as the chill fills the air. Handpies are always something I think of when I think of fall.  Pumpkin patches and apple turnovers just seem to go hand in hand.  These handpies are SO easy that you can have your whole family help (yes, even the 2 year […]

Halloween Food Ideas: Ghost Popping Cupcake

Halloween food ideas seem to be popping into everyone’s to do lists, and we are so excited to bring you these ghostly cupcakes today. My kids, like millions of others, love cupcakes.  However, two out of three of them don’t like frosting and that has forced me to get a little bit on the creative […]

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 […]

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 […]

Honey orange couscous (Egypt)

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 […]

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 […]

Homemade Peach Ice Cream (USA)

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

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 […]

Fresh Summer Barbecue Recipes

Nothing makes summertime feel like, well, summertime, more than an outdoor barbecue. The aroma of those fresh, garden veggies and seasoned meat sizzling on the grill while the kids run around and play makes for a perfect summer day! Here is a collection of summertime recipes from our contributing writers here at Inner Child Food […]

Crispy Rice and Oats (Healthier) Treats Recipe

This is the perfect little Valentine’s treat to make for and with your little sweeties made of crispy rice cereal, oatmeal, peanut or almond butter and more! It’s a much more nutritious version of Rice Krispie Treats since it contains no processed marshmallows and has an added punch of protein. We traded in the processed […]

My Beating Heart Frozen Yogurt Cake Recipe

A sweet and healthier version of an ice-cream cake that’s kid-approved, but fancy enough for adults. Made with sorbet, Greek frozen yogurt, and coconut ice cream with real raspberries and coconut-rose cake, this is one delicious sweet treat! Valentine’s Day is still every bit as special for me as it is for my kiddos. While […]