Winter Treat – Snowman Snack Mix

This snowman snack mix is the perfect no-bake Winter treat that kids can make to give to friends or family! The best part is that it uses common ingredients that you may already have on-hand in your pantry. My kids enjoyed making several small bags of this snowman snack mix for simple handmade holiday gifts! You may […]

Favorite Road Trip Snacks, Treats, and Tips

Summer time is time for road trips, right?  And, whether they be long or short trips in the car, it’s always good to be prepared, because honestly no one likes to be in the car with a rumbly tummy…  Everyone wants to get where you’re going as quickly as possible, right? Well, at least that’s […]

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 […]

Rainy Day Snack Treat

Here’s a fun rainy day snack treat you can make for the kids! You know the old saying, “April showers bring May flowers…”?  Well, we certainly have had plenty of April showers around here!  April can often be a gloomy month, but the saying is true that all that rain brings lots and lots of […]

Favorite Spring Recipes

Our favorite Spring recipes are full of color, flavor, and freshness! You may want to pin or bookmark this handy collection for future reference. The best part is that the kids could play an active role in preparing many of these Spring recipes, since they are quick and easy to make! Here are some of […]

Easter Bunny Snack for Kids

Looking for ideas for cute Easter food for kids? This Easter bunny 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 six year old thought they were adorable! Wouldn’t these be the perfect kid snack to enjoy after […]

How to Make Banana Sushi

Here is a simple tutorial for how to make banana sushi! This makes a great after school snack for kids, and it can be put together very quickly. This banana sushi has become one of our favorite go-to snacks whenever we have a busy evening planned with after school activities. Added bonus — kids could […]

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, […]

St. Patrick’s Day Treats — Rainbow Fruit Pizza!

Here are some St. Patrick’s Day treats that kids are sure to love!  This dye-free Rainbow Fruit Pizza is part cookie, part short bread, part fruit salad, and all yummy. It is the perfect non-candy treat for St. Patrick’s day or, well, any day!  This Rainbow Fruit Pizza is a great way to encourage kids to […]

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 […]

Simple Valentine Treats for Kids

These simple Valentine treats for kids are easy enough to be made in the last minute. These would be perfect for an impromptu celebration or Valentine’s Day party! If the kids are old enough, these would be great to prepare together for a mini life skills lesson and festive fun rolled into one! Treat #1: Valentine […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Simple Valentine’s Day Sandwich Treats

If you are like us, you are looking at a snowbound day and possibly disrupted Valentine’s Day parties at schools due to the snow. So, we have crafted this sandwich to add to your at home Valentine’s Day treats. Here’s a super easy way to dress up an ordinary sandwich that’s sure to delight kids […]

Yummy Fall Breakfast Muffins

In the gardener’s calendar year, September and October are the busiest by far!  My kids and I gather new foods from the yard every day.  Summer squash, zucchini, and tomatoes are still trickling in.  And by now the pears, apples, carrots, kale, and of course, pumpkins are pouring in by the bucketful!  It would seem […]

How to Make Simple Sushi (Japan)

Making sushi doesn’t have to be hard or complex.  Everything you need to make sushi can be found at an Asian market in your area.  However – because I know that all of our readers have little ones in tow, (So do I!), I am going to write this tutorial for the ‘I can only […]

Daigku Imo or Candied Sweet Potatoes (Japan)

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 […]