10 Day Series of Kid Friendly Meals

Creamy Pasta with Peas and Carrots, Cream Cheese and Marscarpone


One of the wonderful things about being a mama is making fun meals for them; it just thrills me! Their excitement over the wonderful aromas prancing in the kitchen during lunch time is so cute and part of their whole childhood experience! We have such a great opportunity being our children's mother to bring joy into everything we do and meal time is no exception. If you are in meal-time rut and looking for some new, fun, nutritional ideas...look no further! I have some tried-and-true kid friendly recipes that I know your whole family will love.

My mother's favorite verse that she would script at the top of her planner's page at the beginning of every day was, 

This is the day the Lord has made; let us be glad and rejoice in it. 
Psalm 118:24

Amen!

For my kid friendly meal for today, I've found this creamy delight. Adapted from Giada De Laurentiis; this dish is the most amazing creamy delight, ever, and a perfect, kid friendly meal! I'm Sicilian and this dish was right up my alley.

Little bow-tie pasta, nutritionally sound with a little peas and carrots, all surrounded by a warm, creamy sauce of cream cheese and marscarpone (you can substitute this with sour cream). 
This was a family hit by all seven of my children; it has the Penton stamp of approval.

Make it
Eat it 
You and your family will love it


 Get this yummy kid friendly meal, recipe, over at my food blog, Planner Perfect Meals.

But what about a fun dessert? 

How about making my amazing, rich peanut buttery, flourless, peanut butter chocolate chip cookies? I absolutely love peanut butter and so do my kids. What's funny is that no matter what kind of diet I'm on where I'm depriving myself my usual indulgences for the sake of trying, once again, to get into my highschool size, jeans, the one thing I always crave is peanut butter!!

 I can never get enough. 

Click here for this quick-make, recipe. Your kids will love this dessert (and if you crave peanut butter with chocolate chunks, too, like me...well, just know that you can start your diet again, tomorrow:))


Enjoy!

 The 10 Days Series is organized by iHomeschool Network, a collaboration of outstanding homeschool bloggers who connect with each other and with family-friendly companies in mutually beneficial projects. Visit us on Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter. And of course, click the image below to visit all the 10 Days posts from these homeschool moms of the iHomeschool Network. You'll be blessed with tips on how to handle bad days, cultivating curiosity, teaching with Legos, and much much more! 
 
10 Days of Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Homeschooling from Amber at A Classic Housewife 
10 Days of Cultivating Curiosity from Ami at Walking by the Way 
10 Days of Teaching with Legos from Amy at Milk and Cookies 
10 Days of Large Family Homeschooling from Amy at Raising Arrows 
10 Days of Teaching Home Ec Skills from Angie at Many Little Blessings 
10 Days of Copywork and Dictation from Christine at Fruit in Season 
10 Days of Nature Study from Cindy at Our Journey Westward 
10 Days of Classic Literature from Erica at Confessions of a Homeschooler 
10 Days of Accidental Unschooling from Heather at Sprittibee 
10 Days of Pouring into Your Children’s Passions from Heather at Blog, She Wrote 
10 Days of Homeschooling for Free & Frugal from Jamerrill at Holy Spirit Led Homeschooling 
10 Days of Adoption from Jamie at See Jamie Blog 
10 Days of Math Games & Activities from Jenn at Mama Jenn 
10 Days to Wheat/Gluten-Free Meals from Jenn at Dazes of Adventure 
10 Days of Kid Friendly Meals from Jenny at Planner Perfect 
10 Days of Teaching Writing from Jimmie at Jimmie’s Collage 
10 Days of Teaching God’s Word from Jolanthe at Homeschool Creations 
10 Days of Simple Homeschool from Karen at Simply Living for Him 
10 Days of Online Teaching Tools from Karin at Ed Resources Online 
10 Days of Home Organization from Karin at Mommy Matters 
10 Days of Delighting in Your Preschooler from Kendra at Preschoolers and Peace 
10 Days of Homeschooling 101 from Kris at Weird, Unsocialized Homeschoolers 
10 Days of File Folder Games from Lauren at Mama’s Learning Corner 
10 Days of Teaching Music from Mary at Homegrown Learners 
10 Days of Preschool Science from Maureen at Spell Outloud 
10 Days of Intentional Parenting from Rachel at Finding Joy 
10 Days of Ruling Your Curriculum from Rebecca at Mom’s Mustard Seeds 
10 Days of Homeschooling a High Schooler from Toni at The Happy Housewife 
10 Days of Lasagna Learning – Teaching Multiple Ages from Tricia at Hodge Podge

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3 comments:

  1. Oh Peanut butter cookies! Those look and sound so yummy! I'm a sucker for Peanut Butter, too.

    Fit into your High School jeans? Is that really even possible after having kids? I think my bone structure just got wider. Good luck. :)

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  2. Okay yum!! Both of these look delicious! I am in a total peanut butter and honey sandwich rut over here!! Looking forward to trying some of your recipes!

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  3. I. LOVE. peanut butter and chocolate!! I have to check that one out. =)

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Monday, April 16, 2012

10 Day Series of Kid Friendly Meals

Creamy Pasta with Peas and Carrots, Cream Cheese and Marscarpone


One of the wonderful things about being a mama is making fun meals for them; it just thrills me! Their excitement over the wonderful aromas prancing in the kitchen during lunch time is so cute and part of their whole childhood experience! We have such a great opportunity being our children's mother to bring joy into everything we do and meal time is no exception. If you are in meal-time rut and looking for some new, fun, nutritional ideas...look no further! I have some tried-and-true kid friendly recipes that I know your whole family will love.

My mother's favorite verse that she would script at the top of her planner's page at the beginning of every day was, 

This is the day the Lord has made; let us be glad and rejoice in it. 
Psalm 118:24

Amen!

For my kid friendly meal for today, I've found this creamy delight. Adapted from Giada De Laurentiis; this dish is the most amazing creamy delight, ever, and a perfect, kid friendly meal! I'm Sicilian and this dish was right up my alley.

Little bow-tie pasta, nutritionally sound with a little peas and carrots, all surrounded by a warm, creamy sauce of cream cheese and marscarpone (you can substitute this with sour cream). 
This was a family hit by all seven of my children; it has the Penton stamp of approval.

Make it
Eat it 
You and your family will love it


 Get this yummy kid friendly meal, recipe, over at my food blog, Planner Perfect Meals.

But what about a fun dessert? 

How about making my amazing, rich peanut buttery, flourless, peanut butter chocolate chip cookies? I absolutely love peanut butter and so do my kids. What's funny is that no matter what kind of diet I'm on where I'm depriving myself my usual indulgences for the sake of trying, once again, to get into my highschool size, jeans, the one thing I always crave is peanut butter!!

 I can never get enough. 

Click here for this quick-make, recipe. Your kids will love this dessert (and if you crave peanut butter with chocolate chunks, too, like me...well, just know that you can start your diet again, tomorrow:))


Enjoy!

 The 10 Days Series is organized by iHomeschool Network, a collaboration of outstanding homeschool bloggers who connect with each other and with family-friendly companies in mutually beneficial projects. Visit us on Facebook, Pinterest, and Twitter. And of course, click the image below to visit all the 10 Days posts from these homeschool moms of the iHomeschool Network. You'll be blessed with tips on how to handle bad days, cultivating curiosity, teaching with Legos, and much much more! 
 
10 Days of Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Homeschooling from Amber at A Classic Housewife 
10 Days of Cultivating Curiosity from Ami at Walking by the Way 
10 Days of Teaching with Legos from Amy at Milk and Cookies 
10 Days of Large Family Homeschooling from Amy at Raising Arrows 
10 Days of Teaching Home Ec Skills from Angie at Many Little Blessings 
10 Days of Copywork and Dictation from Christine at Fruit in Season 
10 Days of Nature Study from Cindy at Our Journey Westward 
10 Days of Classic Literature from Erica at Confessions of a Homeschooler 
10 Days of Accidental Unschooling from Heather at Sprittibee 
10 Days of Pouring into Your Children’s Passions from Heather at Blog, She Wrote 
10 Days of Homeschooling for Free & Frugal from Jamerrill at Holy Spirit Led Homeschooling 
10 Days of Adoption from Jamie at See Jamie Blog 
10 Days of Math Games & Activities from Jenn at Mama Jenn 
10 Days to Wheat/Gluten-Free Meals from Jenn at Dazes of Adventure 
10 Days of Kid Friendly Meals from Jenny at Planner Perfect 
10 Days of Teaching Writing from Jimmie at Jimmie’s Collage 
10 Days of Teaching God’s Word from Jolanthe at Homeschool Creations 
10 Days of Simple Homeschool from Karen at Simply Living for Him 
10 Days of Online Teaching Tools from Karin at Ed Resources Online 
10 Days of Home Organization from Karin at Mommy Matters 
10 Days of Delighting in Your Preschooler from Kendra at Preschoolers and Peace 
10 Days of Homeschooling 101 from Kris at Weird, Unsocialized Homeschoolers 
10 Days of File Folder Games from Lauren at Mama’s Learning Corner 
10 Days of Teaching Music from Mary at Homegrown Learners 
10 Days of Preschool Science from Maureen at Spell Outloud 
10 Days of Intentional Parenting from Rachel at Finding Joy 
10 Days of Ruling Your Curriculum from Rebecca at Mom’s Mustard Seeds 
10 Days of Homeschooling a High Schooler from Toni at The Happy Housewife 
10 Days of Lasagna Learning – Teaching Multiple Ages from Tricia at Hodge Podge

3 comments:

  1. Oh Peanut butter cookies! Those look and sound so yummy! I'm a sucker for Peanut Butter, too.

    Fit into your High School jeans? Is that really even possible after having kids? I think my bone structure just got wider. Good luck. :)

    ReplyDelete
  2. Okay yum!! Both of these look delicious! I am in a total peanut butter and honey sandwich rut over here!! Looking forward to trying some of your recipes!

    ReplyDelete
  3. I. LOVE. peanut butter and chocolate!! I have to check that one out. =)

    ReplyDelete

leave a comment, I would love to hear from you!