Cooking With Kids

Wholesome Meals! 3 Old-World Grains, 9 Modern Recipes

Whole grains: They're super foods that are gaining in popularity! Which ones have you tried?

You’ve likely heard that whole grains are good for you, but there’s a whole lot more to whole grains than brown rice. Farro, sorghum, bulgar, quinoa: More and more supermarkets are stocking up on ancient grains, a group of super foods that increasingly is becoming mainstream. General Mills even released an ancient-grain-powered Cheerios variety in… Read more

Tiny Brunch to Make with Little Hands

Tasty frittata muffins that your kids will love to make and love to eat!

When it comes to a spring brunch, we like to have kid-sized foods on the table. These individual frittatas, cooked in nonstick muffin tins, fit the bill. They’re the perfect size for little hands, and this is a flexible recipe that lets you have fun with the ingredients, depending on what’s in season or what… Read more

Turns Out, Chicken Soup is Good for Your Soul!

Stuck inside for a while? You'll feel better with a bowl of homemade chicken soup.

Mothers across history have turned to chicken soup to help everything from the winter sniffles to a broken heart with good reason: It’s the ultimate healthy comfort food and it’s so easy to make at home. While no research has proven conclusively that chicken soup actually cures the common cold,  according to the National Institutes… Read more

5 Spooktacular Snacks for a Healthier Halloween

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We’re not ashamed to say that we’d like Halloween to be just a wee less candy-centric, so we combed the web looking for snacks that captured the spirit of the holiday by emphasizing the fun and de-emphasizing the sugar factor. (We also wanted treats that kids can help you make, too.) These five snacks pass our healthy-Halloween… Read more

5 Speedy Breakfast Recipes for Hectic Weekday Mornings

Breakfast burritos

Mommy, what’s for breakfast?? Sound familiar? Now that school is back in full swing, getting your household ready for the day can require many steps that may include diaper changing, bathing, brushing teeth, combing hair, eating breakfast and getting dressed, all before you have a moment to tend to yourself. Here at Grow Happy, we… Read more