Category Archives: Cooking with Kids

Cooking with Kids: Lentil Sloppy Joes

Lentil Sloppy Joes are the answer for a delicious meatless meal that will satisfy the whole family. Kids love ’em. Plop the flavourful lentil filling onto buns, top with cheese, and enjoy this fantastically-flavoured, fun, messy meal. (Skip to recipe) … Continue reading

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Cooking with Kids: Giant Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

A wedge of slightly warm chocolate chip skillet cookie is soft and gooey, just the thing to dip into a cold glass of milk or serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. (And no fussing with batches of cookie … Continue reading

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Cooking with Kids: Cookie Painting

Want a fun project to do with kids? Try cookie painting! This easy and edible craft makes great decorated cookies for any holiday or just for a rainy afternoon’s art session. Kids of all ages can make these beautiful cookies. … Continue reading

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Cooking with Kids: Pasta and Sausage Skillet Supper

There’s nothing easier than a one-dish sausage skillet supper loaded with pasta, ground beef, and tomato sauce for a quick and delicious weeknight meal. Cooking with Meredith Dinner on the table in 30 minutes? Check Protein, carb, and veg? Check … Continue reading

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Cooking with Kids: Raspberry Gummies

It’s easy to make your own raspberry gummies with real raspberries and gelatin. They’re fresh and fruity, with much less sugar than store-bought gummy candies. A lovely little Valentine’s treat. Cooking with Meredith: Valentine’s Treats Making homemade fruit gummies is … Continue reading

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Cooking with Kids: Chicken Fingers and Stubby Fries (with Bacon!)

Golden crumbed chicken fingers go wonderfully with tasty little stubby fries, baked and tossed with crispy, chewy nuggets of bacon. Every now and then you just need to indulge. Cooking with Meredith It’s been cold and wintry outside, the roads … Continue reading

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Cooking with Kids: Classic Seven Minute Frosting for a Birthday Cake

Seven Minute Frosting is a classic. Basically sugar and egg whites heated and beaten together for seven minutes to form a soft fluffy, marshmallowy icing that turns any cake into a special occasion masterpiece.  Cooking with Meredith and Lara Two … Continue reading

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Cooking with Kids: Mason Jar Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette

Beat the lunch-making-blahs with an easy, colourful mason jar salad. Kids will love helping prepare it as much as eating it. And it makes fantastic adult lunches, too! Cooking with Meredith Make up a mason jar salad. It’s: Crunchy. Sweet. … Continue reading

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Cooking with Kids – ‘Pigs in Pillows’

A spoof on ‘Pigs in Blankets’, this variation uses slices of sausages wrapped in little pillows of corn dough and fried – a favourite with kids and easy for them to help make. Cooking with Meredith Kids love eating ‘Pigs … Continue reading

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Cooking with Kids: ‘Rickety Uncles’ – Easy No-Bake Cookies

Rickety Uncles are no-bake cookies that only use 5 ingredients and take 15 minutes to make. Peanutty toffee and crunchy flakes – they may look rickety but they taste fantastic! Cooking with Meredith I know. Another no bake cookies treat. … Continue reading

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