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 […]

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 […]

Mother’s Day Ideas for Breakfast

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 […]

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 […]

How to Make Shredded Chicken

Making shredded chicken is incredibly easy with a little help from a slow cooker. What I love about this method is how simple and versatile it is to have pre-cooked shredded chicken on hand for a multitude of recipes! It can be used for breakfast, lunch or dinner and for busy families on the go, […]

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 […]

Homemade Pancakes for a Snowy Day

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 […]

Freezer Meals for the Busy Holiday Season

It’s game time! We are in the fast-paced countdown to the end of the year. You are being pulled in every direction: school concerts, cookie exchanges, gift shopping and wrapping, visits to Santa, but who’s in charge of dinner? Oh yeah, that’d be you too. Freezer meals to the rescue! If you’re anything like me, […]

Holiday Cookie Recipes for a Cookie Exchange Party

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

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 […]

Basic Squash Soup Recipe and Easy Variations

Fall is here and Butternut Squash will be abundant shortly.  Yay! Butternut is one of our very favorite veggies and I’m always looking for a new way to feed it to my family since it is high in Vitamin A and C. Soup has got to be one of the easiest ways to prepare it […]

Leek and Potato Soup with Italian Sausage Recipe

Last week, we all caught the flu. Not the stomach flu, but the real flu. With body aches, headaches, restless sleep and rather awful coughing fits that lead to more body aches. I had armed myself with a few essentials for this season and luckily we all got over it pretty quickly, but soup was […]

8 Comfort Food Recipes for the Family

The cold winter months are perfect for comfort foods. Here are 8 of our favorite comfort food recipes from the writers here at Inner Child Food that the entire family is sure to enjoy! Added bonus — you might even get the kids involved in the cooking process and sneak in a little learning along […]

Hearty Garlic & Herb Chicken Soup

A delicious, hearty chicken noodle soup that’s packed with germ-fighting herbs – perfect to stave off the chill and help the sniffles! Every one knows that when you make a dish with love, it transforms into something magical… as it delivers much more than just the basic need to eat, but additionally delivers a true sense of […]