Kids Fun 101: Truffula Trees

Trufulla Trees from The Lorax

When my friend asked me to bring Oreo cookie pops to her daughter’s birthday party, I could’t resist turning them into Truffula Trees for a little Kid Fun 101 ~ especially with the release of The Lorax Movie, which we happened to love! They’re actually quite easy to make and better yet, there is NO BAKING REQUIRED! I doubled my … Read More

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss! Let’s Start with Green Eggs & Ham….

I LOVE Dr. Seuss.  What’s not to love?  He had an imagination that was brought to life with the stroke of his pen and the lines of his art.  I sometimes wonder…did it come as easy to him as it all feels when I read his stories and admire his artwork?   I still enjoy sitting and reading Dr. Seuss … Read More

Ombre Easter Eggs

A bowl of ombre colored eggs sitting in easter grass

Ombre Easter Eggs make a colorfully festive creation for the Easter holiday.  Decorating Easter eggs in this fashion is fun.  It’s an opportunity for more family fun. Ombre Easter Eggs It takes patience to create Ombre Easter Eggs, but it’s totally worth it!  Creating the ombre affect is simply like creating layers of the same color one layer at at … Read More

Santa Strawberry Bites are an Easy Memorable Holiday Dessert

Strawberry Santa Hats

It’s a busy time of year, at the Kids Cooking Club it’s all about creating memories together as you have recipe making/taste testing experiences. Sometimes the most memorable recipes are the simplest of combinations. So, while you’re getting ready to watch those holiday specials or just steal a few moments together in the hustle and bustle of the season, check … Read More

A Red, White & Blue Ice Cream Sandwiches

Red White and Blue Cookie Sandwiches

This treat is something the kids will LOVE for your 4th of July Celebration! A special shout out and thank you to Ethan for coming in to help me make these in the Price Chopper Kids Cooking Club Kitchen :).  You did a fantastic job! Red, White & Blue Tie-Dye Ice Cream Sandwich Cookies by Jodie Fitz Price Chopper sugar … Read More

Baking Up Taquitos

Having just a little fun over at the counters & in the ovens for Cinco de Mayo just around the corner making Baked Chicken Taquitos. My Baked Chicken Taquito Recipe Step 1 = pull out the crock-pot (LOVE IT ALREADY!!!) 2 pounds chicken thighs (darker meat works the best on the recipe) 14.5 0z. can of 99% fat free chicken … Read More

Meringue Nests

Hadya joined me at the Price Chopper Kids Cooking Club to make these Meringue Nests.  They are actually easy to make, but do require a little time…not my typical quick & easy share, but worth it and festively fun for everyone at the table… Meringue Nests by Jodie Fitz 3 egg whites 1 cup Price Chopper light brown sugar ½ … Read More

Family Pizza Night Goes Valentine’s…

It’s always fun with kids to celebrate the holidays and Valentine’s can be host to all kinds of food fun.  I know many families, including ours, that LOVE pizza night.  It’s funny how simple traditions/routines can deliver excitement and something we all look forward to sharing.  Are we ordering this week?  What type are we going to make this week?  Can … Read More

More Valentine’s Party Fun with Strawberries and Dip

Strawberry Garden

I love playing with my food and the holidays always provide the perfect opportunity for us to get in the kitchen, let our imaginations soar and experiment on many levels.  One of my favorite Valentine’s shares is our Strawberry Rose Garden.  It’s great for classroom Valentine’s parties or it’s fun on a smaller scale for an after school surprise.  When … Read More

Crunchy Banana Bites

Years ago my best friend taught me a trick on eating bananas and peanut butter.  The combination shared has morphed ever so slightly into Crunchy Banana Bites at our house and we love these for an after school snack or even part of a breakfast combo.  Here’s one of snack friendly recipes to share; Crunchy Banana Bites by Jodie Fitz … Read More