Category: Cooking With Kids

In our family, one child a week gets to choose the family dinner meal and help Mom make it. See what we make! Our family is gluten and dairy free, so all of our recipes are free from wheat and milk.

Feb 29

Top 10 Cookbooks

It’s no secret that I love to cook.  I know cookbooks are a little outdated (everyone uses Google these days, right?).  I guess I’m an old school nerd because I love to flip through cookbooks and see the colorful pages and, well, touch them.  I think they look so pretty on the shelf and I …

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Sep 30

Gluten Free Chicken Pot Pie & Dairy Free Too

Hey there!  I try to cook with one of my kids once a week and they get to choose the meal.  Today, my oldest chose chicken pot pie, the ultimate comfort food.  I had to do some testing and trying to make it gluten free and dairy free… and… the result… it was a humongous …

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Aug 01

Cooking with Kids – GF Pasta Shapes with Corn

Each week, my kids take turns making dinner with me.  I love it because I get to spend quality time with them teaching them something I love and they love it because they get to choose anything they want for dinner (within reason).  This week, my son chose pasta shapes with corn. We used a …

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Jul 09

How to Make Shaped Eggs

My kids get to choose a recipe to make with me once a week and we call it “Cooking with Kids”.  Today my son chose shaped eggs.  They are so easy to make and so yummy!  All you need is an electric griddle and some egg shapers found here, here, and here. We actually purchased …

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Sep 07

Cooking with Kids – Episode 5 – PB&J Sushi Rolls

I hate complaining.  I hate it even more when the kids complain about what I make for dinner.  Oh it bugs me!   I have one child in particular who just hates to eat anything with meat which is generally what I like to cook.  Since being GFDF there’s really not a whole lot to …

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Jun 20

Cooking with Kids – Episode 4 – How to Make GFDF Fruit Sandwiches

In this 4th episode of Cooking With Kids, we’re making gluten free and dairy free fruit sandwiches (like grilled cheese). Two of us are GFDF in our house, and 2 aren’t and since my GF daughter doesn’t like raisins, I bought “normal” gluteny bread for the other family members and made separate GFDF sandwiches for …

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Jun 20

Cooking with Kids – Episode 3 – How to Make a Cupcake Tower

On Episode 3 of Cooking With Kids, we made a birthday cupcake tower fit for a princess.  We used 2 cake mixes (however in retrospect we could have made one large round layer and 12 cupcakes out of 1 cake mix).  We froze what we made the night before and then decorated the finished product …

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Jun 20

Cooking with Kids – Episode 2 – How to Make GFDF “Pie” Cupcakes

COOKING WITH KIDS – Episode 2 On Episode 2 of Cooking with Kids, we had fun making these “April Fools” cupcakes from the What’s New Cupcake cookbook together!  We modified it to be gluten and dairy free to accommodate our family’s allergies.  They still tasted very good and we didn’t miss the gluten at all! …

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Jun 12

Cooking with Kids – How to Make Gluten Free and Dairy Free Disney Waffles – Episode 1

On our first episode of Cooking With Kids, we made Disney waffles with my daughter Kaylee age 8, and her friend Clairie age 9, and a little help from Mom.  Kaylee chose to make gluten and dairy free (GFDF) Disney waffles served with apple wedges, jam, syrup, and fresh squeezed orange juice (from Tropicana) to …

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