Category Archives: Little Chefs

Little Chefs: Homemade Cheddar Crackers

Star and Crescent Ramadan Edition

I am by no means a health nut. As much as I would love to be, I’m much too in love with refined white sugar to make the jump. I have no taste for store bought sweets and desserts, but I love a home baked concoction that won’t do anything for me except expand my waistline. On the other hand, my daughters love all store bought snacks. What child doesn’t? The problem is that my kids want all the snacks I won’t buy them. {There I go being all mean and boring again.} Prepackaged, loaded with salt, sugar, and God knows what else. Back in the day, I would purchase all those snacks in moderation. The girls mostly liked crackers … Continue reading

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Little Chefs: Homemade Coconut Almond Granola

Homemade Almond Coconut Granola

I’m excited to be adding a new feature to the blog.  One that I should have added a long time ago.  My girls, as most kids do, love to help me out in the kitchen.  They’ll scoop, measure, mix, wash, chop, and taste everything.  It’s the ultimate boredom buster.  Whenever I see the girls on the brink of a nap (at the worst possible time to nap), I’ll ask them to come and help.  Wide-eyed, they run to grab the stool and assume the position at the kitchen counter or table.  There is no greater moment than being elbow to elbow with my girls as we prepare a meal. I’ve tried all sorts of crafts and projects with Jenin.  Nothing has … Continue reading

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