Breakfast in Bed: Here are a few recipe ideas from Williams and Sonoma and Epicurious. Extra points if you remind everyone that Moms should not do dishes after breakfast in bed. It is a rule. We love this blog from Food Network. It is a good reminder of what is safe for children to help with in the kitchen. Some menu items are best made on…Continue reading »
Baking Holiday Treats with the Kids!
There is so much excitement in the air during this time of year. Viewing holiday lights, going to holiday parties, completing holiday shopping and doing lots of holiday baking are on everyone’s schedule. It’s no doubt that kids enjoy baking and this is certainly an area of holiday activity where you can use an extra set of hands. Check out the links below and spend…Continue reading »
Great Avocado Baby Food Recipes
We love avocados and we think your little ones will too! Their creamy texture makes avocados one of the first fruits babies can eat. And here in California, avocados are grown from February to September, which makes them in-season all summer long! The American College of Pediatrics says that you can start feeding solids to your baby around six months of age, When selecting an avocado, look…Continue reading »
What’s on your table? T+C Thanksgiving recipe favorites
Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks, enjoy the beautiful friendships around you and indulge in delicious food. With the big day rapidly approaching, we’ve compiled a list of our tried and true recipes to incorporate into your traditional Thanksgiving favorites. Add some spice and decoration to your family table with our favorite sweet and savory dishes: Roasted Fall Vegetables Not only does this dish…Continue reading »
The Crock-Pot: A Family and Nanny Crowd-pleaser
Let’s face it, we’re all quite busy people. With summer over and fall well underway, our time is becoming increasingly limited. School, soccer practice, art class, tutoring, dance … a million and one things that all seem to take precedence over cooking a good, healthy meal. Family dinner at the end of the day is arguably one of the most important family bonding times of the…Continue reading »
Five Great Recipes from Chef Laura Stec!
One of our speakers at NNTD this year was Chef Laura Stec. As mentioned in our blog after National Nanny Training Day with Town + Country, “Laura wowed us with her crash course on cooking for time, taste, cost and kids. Attendees learned day-to-day tips for thriving in the kitchen including why to keep water as far away from vegetables as possible, how to quickly…Continue reading »
Vegetable Quinoa Soup – It’s soup weather!
Our very own Amy H. is at again. I’ve previously shared some of her recipes in our “Thanksgiving Food Fest” blog. Today, Amy took me to a very happy place when she shared a Vegetable Quinoa Soup recipe she found at “two peas & their pod.” Of course, Amy being Amy, she made some modifications for the meat lovers in your group. I hope you enjoy…Continue reading »