Family Fun and Kitchen Memories are Made Making the Melted Snowman Fake Shake

Family Fun Making the Melted Snowman Fake Shake

Snuggling up for a few holiday specials?  Having a kid playdate?  Looking for a little easy kitchen fun?  Wanting to grab something a bit healthier than eggnog? Check out my Melted Snowman Fake Shake!  It’s scrumptiously delicious, easy to make and every sip is filled with holiday memories. The Melted Snowman by Jodie Fitz (A Vanilla ‘fake’ Shake) 3 Cups … Read More

Easy Kid Friendly Recipes for the Holidays with Fruits and Veggies

Fruit Tree Forest and Snow Dip

I am joining Produce for Kids to further encourage children and parents to find creative ways to incorporate fruits and veggies this holiday season. I am a firm believer that food fun can be healthy!  So, I’m pulling out my Honey Dew Tree Forest and Grinch-ified Fake Shake to share.  They are simple food combinations that will make memories at … Read More

No Bake Snowman Cookies is Making Family Memories

Snowman Cookies

How cute are these snowman cookies?  I love making memories in the kitchen and I love that all recipe making memories don’t have to be complicated for that nostalgic feeling to exist.  Over the years we have created and made a whole lot of no bake holiday fun that’s especially perfect for this time of year.  As a working mom … Read More

Family Fun with ‘The Grinch’ & the Grinch-ified Fake Shake

One of our favorite holiday traditions is to watch ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas’ and every year we pull out the Grinch-ified Fake Shake to serve at our counters. Sam helped me grab some ‘real food’ ingredients to fill the blender with to make a delicious treat with a healthy spin on it in the midst of many crazy bites … Read More

Pumpkin Smoothies are Delicious, Healthy and Easy to Make

Pumpkin Smoothie

YUM to pumpkin smoothie recipes, or at least to this one! This pumpkin smoothie is sure to be a crowd pleaser. I know you are probably wondering if pumpkin tastes good in a smoothie? Well give this recipe an experimental try. It’s a winning flavor combo packed with pumpkin goodness and it’s one of my personal favorites! Why squeeze in … Read More

Corn Salsa & Flatbread Leaves are an Easy Recipe for Kids to Make

Corn Salsa and Leaf Dippers for Thanksgiving

Grab the kids and head to the kitchen for this festively fun fix. It’s a great way to serve up veggies as a snack that the kids will love. Studies prove that the more kids become involved in the recipe-making process, the more they are willing to taste test, which can lead to discovering healthier bites they enjoy on a … Read More

A Sip of Beetle Juice = Halloween Drink Fun

What would our Halloween party be without a fun drink to serve? John joined me to help make Beetle Juice. We love pulling that blender out at the Price Chopper Kids Cooking club for all kinds of concoctions & you will have to see exactly what’s in Beetle Juice by peeking at the recipe & watching John in action in … Read More

Making Monster Pizza Memories in the Kitchen for Halloween

Monster Pizza Halloween Fun

I’m finally warming up to the idea that the holidays are rolling around. I don’t know why, but I wasn’t ready to let go of warm weather & sandals this year (I could continue to wear sandals, but I’d be cold & whiny). However, I’ve decided to stop living in denial & ‘get with the program’. Now, I’m in full … Read More

This Easy Halloween Cheese Dip is Party Perfect

Halloween Creamy Cheese Dip

  We’re sending you spooky, but delicious greetings from the Price Chopper Kids Cooking Club studio kitchen. This month I was surrounded by more great kids & festively fun treats to share. Robbie joined me at the stove to cook up a Ghost Ghoul Cheese Dip and then we baked up a special Chip to dip. Our chips made the … Read More

Salad Stuffed Cyclops are perfect Family Fun Halloween Food

salad stuffed cyclops

Do you love Halloween? Do you love festive looking food? I do!  And, that is why I created Salad Stuffed Cyclops. One of the things I’ve spent my career doing, is finding creative ways to get kids taste testing and eating all kinds of veggies.  Sometimes we play with our food and sometimes I’m the ‘queen of sneak and tell’.  … Read More