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Cooking for Kids

How To Free Yourself From "Six-O'Clock Panic"

Kellyann Petrucci | Posted 12.12.2014 | Taste
Kellyann Petrucci

You're going to come home exhausted and starving, and realize that you don't need to cook dinner.

One Mom's Plan To Break Her Kid's Picky-Eating Habits

HuffPost Live | Posted 06.25.2014 | Parents

If your child is a picky eater, mealtimes can be a struggle. So how do you get your kid to forgo a slice of pizza in favor of a plate of broccoli? Acc...

Cook, Clean Food Off Floor, Repeat. Why I Wouldn't Have It Any Other Way

Charity Curley Mathews | Posted 07.01.2014 | Parents
Charity Curley Mathews

There are three things I'll fall on my sword for in this life: faith, family and food. And they're all sort of wrapped up together.

I'm a Food Blogger, and I'm Not Judging You

Charity Curley Mathews | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Charity Curley Mathews

If your kid only eats white food right now, you are not alone. If you're worried that a "picky eater" will grow into a stubborn child, lots of us feel exactly the same way. If you have no idea how to go to work, come home, cook a healthy meal from scratch every night before the kids go insane with hunger, bingo! We are all there.

A $39 Investment Puts Soccer Mom On Her Way To Making Millions

Posted 08.21.2013 | MarloThomas

One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

The Downsides Of Cooking From Scratch for Kids

Charity Curley Mathews | Posted 08.20.2013 | Parents
Charity Curley Mathews

Eating fresh food as a family is just one of our family values, and there's a special part of me that's grateful that we started our family in Italy, where that concept came to us sink or swim style. Now we're just trying to keep afloat.

Kid-Approved Food By Sweet Paul Magazine

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 05.01.2013 | Taste

'No more PB&J for your finicky eaters... try one of these recipes on for size instead!'

On Why We Cook: To Seek Refuge, To Inspire And To Remember

Liza de Guia | Posted 04.16.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

What compels us to cook? I come to the kitchen to be fully present in the moment.

WATCH: Amanda Haas On Helping Families Eat Together

Posted 02.26.2013 | Parents

Amanda Haas believes families benefit from eating healthy, homemade meals together -- so she's made it her life's work to help them do just that. T...

Please Don't Call Organic Eating Snobbery

Catherine McCord | Posted 03.09.2013 | Parents
Catherine McCord

Recently, a teacher told me she had been talking to parents about the importance of serving their children organic food at school. The parents adamantly disagreed. Their reason? "We don't want our kids to be snobs."

Take Back Dinner: Eight Strategies to Engage Your Picky Eater at Dinner

Paula Seefeldt | Posted 10.31.2012 | Home
Paula Seefeldt

What can you do if your kid is the one who only eats white foods or only likes pasta or refuses to try anything new? Decide to go on a culinary adventure together. Begin by working with your kids, not against them.

The Developmental Milestones Of Throwing Food

Jennifer Shu | Posted 08.08.2012 | Parents
Jennifer Shu

From the day you add solid food to your baby's mealtime mix, you can expect your child to throw it.

Are Celebrity Chefs Making Us Fat?

Charity Curley Mathews | Posted 08.08.2012 | Parents
Charity Curley Mathews

Adding buckets of butter to every recipe isn't exactly a straight shot to healthy living.

15 (Kinda Sorta) Truths About Dinner

Jenny Rosenstrach | Posted 07.17.2012 | Parents
Jenny Rosenstrach

Dinner will taste twice as good when it's eaten outside. Four times as good when eaten in an outdoor space surrounded by white string lights and with a view of any body of water.

Are Picky Eaters Just Spoiled Kids?

Charity Curley Mathews | Posted 06.04.2012 | Parents
Charity Curley Mathews

Lucy: "I don't like meatballs." Me, noticing that they are still in big pieces: "Do you want me to cut them up a little more?" Lucy: "That won't make them yummy." So goes the battle in our house.

Why I Am Leaving My Kitchen

Debbie Koenig | Posted 05.16.2012 | Parents
Debbie Koenig

But I'm no employee. Cooking for my family isn't a job I can resign, any more than I can resign as my (mostly) sweet little boy's mom. Plus, he's 5. Harry's not the one who needs to make conscious changes; I am.

7 Ways To Get Your Kid To Eat

Jenny Rosenstrach | Posted 05.07.2012 | Parents
Jenny Rosenstrach

I like to think things are not so bad at our collective family tables that we need to assume, as this note did, that all children fall under the category of picky eaters. We all have our handicaps (in our house, they are eggs and pasta -- think about that! Two of the most fall-back-plan-y foods that exist in this world!)

I'm Pregnant! Where's The Buffet?!

Catherine McCord | Posted 04.27.2012 | Parents
Catherine McCord

I had just discovered I was pregnant with my first child. Most women in my shoes would be making lists of names, mentally designing the nursery or simply immersing themselves in baby bliss. I was reveling because I could finally eat whatever the hell I wanted.

The Best Mac & Cheese Ever

Catherine McCord | Posted 04.16.2012 | Parents
Catherine McCord

Is mac & cheese the healthiest dinner choice? Of course not. Would I recommend serving it more than once a week? Probably not. But when made well, perhaps with some veggies thrown in, mac & cheese is certainly a better option than say, a Happy Meal.

10 Sneaky Ways to Make Valentine's Day Treats Healthier

Charity Curley Mathews | Posted 04.09.2012 | Parents
Charity Curley Mathews

With Valentine's Day fast approaching and our youngest daughter's first birthday coming even sooner, we're in the mood for sweet treats in Rome. But here's what we'd like to avoid: a giant family-wide sugar crash.

Food Fight!

Devon Corneal | Posted 01.14.2012 | Parents
Devon Corneal

You want to discuss modern warfare? Talk to parents who cook for their kids -- we are four-star generals in the kitchen every single day.