• Oven Baked Popcorn Shrimp - by Little Spoons and Spice

    Oven-Baked Popcorn Shrimp

    Think about what you made for supper the last two weeks…  How many times was a recipe repeated?  I’m guilty. We’re creatures of habit after all.  When we get home after a long day, the last

  • Veggie Nuggets - by Little Spoons and Spice

    Homemade Veggie Nuggets

    Do you have a hard time getting your kiddos to eat their veggies?  Do they scrunch up their nose at the sight?  Most parents probably have the “veggie struggle” at some point. I love the

  • Kid-Approved Energy Bites

    Kid-Approved Energy Bites

    Who wouldn’t love peanut butter, chocolate, and nuts mixed into a delicious, mouth-watering ball of goodness?!  These yummy little balls remind me of sneaking monster cookie dough as a kid.  So,

  • Spinach Lasagna Roll Ups

    Spinach Lasagna Roll Ups

    Another yummy family-approved dinner recipe!  This one will have your kids running to the table. :-) These lasagna rolls do have spinach, so some family members might be a little cautious, but at

  • Fruit Filled Yogurt Bites

    Fruit Filled Yogurt Bites

    Yogurt bites seem to be a new trendy dessert.  Well at least in our house. On weekends, we make a gallon of homemade yogurt to get us through the week.  And we use it in quite a few things, even

  • Crockpot Fiesta Chicken Tacos

    We all love the idea of crockpot meals, but we tend to run out of ideas that are kid-approved. Tacos can be super fun for family dinners and easy peasy with this recipe! I didn’t realize how much

  • 7 Grain Dinner Rolls

    Who doesn’t love fresh homemade bread?  We put a nutritious and simplified twist on basic homemade dinner rolls.  Our secret weapon… a bread machine! I know, I know, this kinda sounds like

  • Homemade Chewy Granola Bars

    Homemade Chewy Granola Bar

    ”It's yummy in my tummy!”, Mason yells.  The kiddos absolutely love these granola bars for snack time (or anytime).  And there’s NO BAKING! Ingredients can be easily swapped out to fit your

  • Kid Craft: Outdoor Bird Seed Ornaments

    This is one of my favorite kid-friendly crafts!  Don’t get me wrong, I love every piece of art my kiddos make, but this isn’t just another piece of paper, it’s something you can use.  Plus it

  • Spiced Pumpkin & Apple Oatmeal

    Fall colors = pumpkin everything.  Pumpkin coffee, pumpkin shakes, pumpkin pie, pumpkin bread, and so on.  Luckily, I love pumpkin and I love baking with it. But it’s unfortunately associated with

  • Pizzeria Style Pizza Crust

    As you’ve probably seen, there are a lot of options available for pizza crust, recipes and store-bought. We all get busy and need to take a shortcut now and again. I’m guilty of using the

  • Fresh Tomato Salsa with Cilantro

    It’s September, peak time for locally grown tomatoes, and our garden is no exception.  I love seeing the deep bright reds that change color practically overnight.  If you grow your own or purchase

  • Whole Grain Sunshine Muffins

    The mouthwatering aroma of freshly baked muffins filled our kitchen today. You’d never guess they are a nutritious and kid-approved snack. Just swapping out a few ingredients of a standard recipe

  • Cooking with the Ages

    What a disaster! Flour sprinkled on the floor, sticky fingers and hair, and now it’s bath too!? That’s the image that first popped into my mind when thinking about cooking with kids. But then I