cooking with kids

Casting Open for the 7th Annual “Walk On! Kids Cooking Challenge” in Arizona

 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona is looking for the next great kid chef to create a delicious and healthy side dish recipe. Finalists will sample their culinary creations at a Phoenix Suns home game and win great prizes. For the seventh consecutive year, the company is on the hunt for original, great-tasting and kid-inspired […]

Make a Fun Tie-Dye Cake with Disney Theme

I love to bake- siiii, it’s true. My Abuelo was a baker and owned a bakery in Havana and later in New York when he immigrated to the USA from Cuba in the late 6Os. So I certainly follow in his footsteps. I loved the opportunity to create a yummy tie-dye cake with Duff’s creative […]

Building Bonds through Tween Cuisine

I have a special place in my heart for all things Abuelos and for allowing children to learn, grow and respect the elders in their lives. Sometimes it’s easy to take grandparents for granted as either always being there or just to help you watch the kids. But taking the time to help grandparents (or […]

Teaching Tweens to Cook

Last year, I shared ways to entertain tweens on Thanksgiving and one of the ways was to involve them in the kitchen.  There were simple ideas like having them mash potatoes, top the sweet potato casserole and mix pie filling.  This year, I want to take it a step further.  Let’s bring our tweens into the […]

Healthy Sunday Brunch- Warning- it’s in Spanglish!

It was a busy work week and I spent more time than usual away from the kiddies. So we took Sunday late morning to create a brunch together and attempted to practice more Espanol.. chaaaaaa- that’s not easy at this age! Well- the result was a yummy brunch with a Spanglish narration.. bueno– at least […]