Easy Recipes To Make With Your Kids

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Let’s be honest, the words easy and kids, just don’t go together when it comes to the kitchen!

Luckily there is light at the end of the tunnel, and also a McDonalds on every corner, as you might say.

 Well, yes there is a McDonalds around every corner, but no, that is definitely not what we are talking about here.


When it comes to yet another meal time the temptation to throw something together quickly can be strong, but there is a way to include your children in food prep and even have fun doing it. Most parents constantly seek advice on what to do for fun with their children, and the great news is that you can kill two birds with one stone!

Making food with your children can be fun, and satisfying their endlessly hungry tummies at the same time and you will get you extra “brownie” points. Plus, all parents want a healthy, happy child – and it really is possible to feed your little ones well, with foods that they will enjoy. Getting them involved will make them more likely to try new foods too. They will be picking up valuable life skills to boot.

You may find that your children actually enjoy cooking with you more than watching television or playing video games. The opportunity to enjoy your full attention (read: without a smart phone) will be very special to them.

So onto the recipes! The internet is crawling with amazing ideas to create foods that looks fun and taste delicious. Here we share some of the best that we came across.shutterstock_96543082

Breakfast

Breakfast, the most important meal of the day they say, I am sure that was said by someone with no kids, as mornings can be incredibly hectic.

Well luckily this amazing recipe from Real Simple.com is fun and easy, plus it doesn’t take up too much time, so you can also enjoy your comfy bed for that extra ten minutes.

Bagel and Cream Cheese with Tomato and Cucumber

You will need:
  • 2 bagels, split in half
  • 1/2 cup of cream cheese
  • 1 Small Cucumber
  • 1/2 plum tomato, cut into wedge

Directions:

  • Toast the bagel halves and spread each with the cream cheese. (Let the little ones help with this bit)
  • Cut the Cucumber into 8 rounds and several thin slices that can be used to form eyeglasses.
  • Cut the tomato into 4 wedges and use one on each bagel half to form a smile.
  • To make this really enjoyable for the kids, give all the ingredients separately on a plate and give them the chance to form their own faces.

You don’t have to use cucumber and tomato, you can mix it up a little bit and have fun with the kids. You can even let them decide which toppings to use. As long as it is mostly healthy, why not?

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  1. I consider childhood life-long pursuit. Most guys do. You married an exception.As for school, I had a decent primary education, but not always one that pushed me. So, much to my teachers chagrin, I found other ways to entertain myself. They considered it misbehvaior, subversion of power, and (most especially) instigation, etc., but I just considered it play time of at a more cerebral level.As for the Ivy League, I’ll remind you that at least ONE Ivy League school was half state school (with state school tuition), and had cows on campus. Th71#&82ye;re not all Harvard . . .

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