Cooking with Kids

Momma Chef’s S’mores Brownies

Momma Chef’s S’mores Brownies

This article originally appeared on MommaChef.com. It has been reprinted here with permission.  Looking for simple and tasty recipes for you and your family? Momma Chef features dozens of delicious dishes featuring no more than six ingredients and requiring no more than six minutes of prep time. What could be better than combining brownies with chocolate chips and […]

Cook This: S’mores

Cook This: S’mores

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s March 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  article and photos by Carole Davenport As a young Girl Scout, my memories include sitting around the campfire after devouring a tasty sloppy joe dinner in the mess hall. My friends and I would stand […]

Momma Chef’s Homemade Snow Cones

Momma Chef’s Homemade Snow Cones

Now that winter is in full swing, most kids are happily playing in the snow, while mom and dad are working on removing it. But here’s one (fun) way to get rid of the snow – eat it! Try my recipe for homemade “snow” cones. It’s made with real outdoor snow and homemade syrup that […]

Family Fun Night: Get twister-y

Family Fun Night: Get twister-y

Get twister-y, you say? Oh yes, we’re inviting you to immerse yourselves in all things Twister in the name of family fun. For our first installment of January’s Family Fun Night ideas, as a nod to our hashtag of the month: #SFMFamilyMatters, we’re getting twisty with a recipe and a game (and maybe a movie, […]

Delish Desserts: Homemade Oatmeal Cream Pie Cookies

Delish Desserts: Homemade Oatmeal Cream Pie Cookies

Adapted from www.mybakingaddiction.com Please don’t hate me (or stop reading), but at this point in the season I am pumpkined-out, fortunately we’re on the downhill slide. I can’t believe I am saying this; it’s not that I don’t love that delicious orange vegetable, but sometimes a gal just needs something a little different. I am […]

Recipe: Homemade Pumpkin Poptarts

Recipe: Homemade Pumpkin Poptarts

Adapted from www.highheelsandgrills.com. Growing up, my mom was a bit of a health nut. We were basically clean eaters (lots of fruits and veggies, no processed foods) before eating clean was even cool. We almost never had junk food in the house, and I really didn’t know what fast food was until I got to […]

Homemade Spaghetti Sauce and Noodles

Homemade Spaghetti Sauce and Noodles

DIY Ravioli: A Family Experience originally appeared in SFM’s September 2016 issue, get that recipe, here. Following are Candi’s recipes for Spaghetti Sauce with Italian Sausage, Homemade All-Purpose Italian Egg Noodles, and Gluten-free Egg Noodles. Spending time in the kitchen with Mom and Grandma used to be a rite of passage for girls growing up. […]

Easy Summer Treats: “Magic” Nutella Milkshakes

Easy Summer Treats: “Magic” Nutella Milkshakes

My littles are addicted to Nutella. I don’t know what they put in that stuff, but it’s basically Toddler Cat Nip. We eat it (in some shape or form) at least a couple of times a week. You feel me? In the summertime — because it’s so dang hot in Texas — I am always […]

The how-to on homemade Smoothies

The how-to on homemade Smoothies

Smoothies are one of my all-time favorite things to not only drink, but to make; throw a bunch of stuff in a blender and voila! While all that sound magically easy, there is a bit more to it when it comes to making the most of your (and your kids’) smoothies. Here are some guidelines […]

Deliciously Patriotic Brownie Ice Cream Sundaes

Deliciously Patriotic Brownie Ice Cream Sundaes

Adapted from www.awortheyread.com. Backyard Barbecues, neighborhood parades, fireworks with friends and family under the stars. What’s not to love about the Fourth of July? A time to remember those who paid the ultimate price for our freedoms, and a chance to celebrate and make new memories summer after summer. Hashtag, all the patriotic feels. And […]

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