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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: 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: 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 | Simple Marinara Sauce with Spaghetti Spiders

Everyone needs a recipe for a simple, flavourful marinara sauce in their repertoire. Serve it with these fun spaghetti spiders and kids will love to help cook it and eat it! Cooking with Meredith Meredith’s nickname for the two of … Continue reading

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Cooking with Kids: Two-Ingredient Banana Pancakes

These easy banana pancakes only need two ingredients and a fork, for the tenderest little morsels of sweet banana goodness.  Cooking with Meredith Kids love pancakes, and Meredith had fun making the easiest pancakes ever. You just need two ingredients: … Continue reading

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Cooking with Kids: Gingerbread Pancakes with Sauteed Apples and Quick Caramel Sauce

Serve up some cheeky, spicy Gingerbread Man Pancakes. Give them a few buttery apples slices to hug and drape them with sweet caramel syrup – it’s a holiday breakfast to enjoy all year round! Gingerbread and spice and everything nice … Continue reading

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Cooking with Kids: Porcupine Meatballs

Kids can help make these tasty Porcupine Meatballs. It’s fun to see how the rice pokes up into little ‘quills’ after they’re baked. Sometimes life presents us with the best stories and most unexpected coincidences. This morning when I took … Continue reading

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