Thursday, March 8, 2012

Tip of the Day #42: Make your Own Pizzas--Kids Style!

For your children to truly cooking, get them involved in the process! Here is a recipe they will love helping with:

Make your own pizza!

Take halves of english muffins
Let the kids layer pizza sauce on then sprinkle cheese
Layer with pepperoni and any other ingredients they like
Pop in the oven to melt the cheese

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Tip of the Day #41: DIY Vegetable Wash

Make your own veggie wash by adding 1 part vinegar to 3 parts water in a spray bottle! This is the best way to kill any bacteria that may be lingering.

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Tip of the Day #40: Quiet Lunches

Lunchtime will be more pleasant for young children if you read to them while they eat. This also helps with PICKY EATERS as it allows them to focus on something else :)

Monday, March 5, 2012

Tip of the Day #39: Leftover Chicken Ideas

Time Saver--leftover chicken from dinner? Use it the next day for your childrens lunch as an alternative to a plain ol' sandwich!

Sunday, March 4, 2012

Tip of the Day #38: Emergency Kits

Pre-pack 'Emergency' type kits (especially for the kiddos) that you can keep around until you need them--it will save you a ton of time & ensure that you wont forget a thing!

Saturday, March 3, 2012

Tip of the Day #37: Adding Garlic at the Right Time

When adding garlic to your dish, if you would like a milder taste, add at the beginning of cooking...while adding towards the end will retain its maximum flavour!

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Tip of the Day #35: Over-salting while Cooking

If you accidentally over-salt a dish while it's still cooking, drop in a peeled potato-it absorbs the excess salt for an instant "fix me up."