Cooking with Kids – Sarah's Cucina Bella http://sarahscucinabella.com Quick and Easy Recipes | Home Cooking | Family Recipes Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:37:53 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8.2 Easy Vegetable Enchiladas Recipe http://sarahscucinabella.com/2016/02/19/easy-vegetable-enchiladas-recipe/ Sat, 20 Feb 2016 04:52:36 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=16294 Filled with veggies, refried beans and cheese, Easy Vegetable Enchiladas are a warm, comforting meal to end the day with.   There’s a sound my eight year old daughter makes, a unique to her noise that conveys so much. It’s a sweet “humph,” a twinkling, pure musical sound of amusement and interest, and sometimes surprise...

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Creamy Chicken Quesadillas http://sarahscucinabella.com/2015/03/18/creamy-chicken-quesadillas/ http://sarahscucinabella.com/2015/03/18/creamy-chicken-quesadillas/#comments Wed, 18 Mar 2015 10:59:08 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=14468 Smoky cheese, a spicy cream sauce and rotisserie chicken are the stars in this quick and easy recipe for Creamy Chicken Quesadillas. When an email arrived in January announcing a cooking class at the after school program that my children attend, it was a no-brainer. I signed them up immediately. Though the kids have cooked...

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Roasted Shrimp with Shallots and Garlic http://sarahscucinabella.com/2015/03/13/roasted-shrimp-with-shallots-and-garlic/ http://sarahscucinabella.com/2015/03/13/roasted-shrimp-with-shallots-and-garlic/#comments Fri, 13 Mar 2015 11:24:21 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=14457 Wondering how to make roasted shrimp? It’s easy! Learn how with this quick recipe for Roasted Shrimp with Shallots and Garlic. The first time I spoke to my freshman college suitemate from Hawaii, we talked for hours. I remember laying across an armchair in my parent’s sunny living room and feeling like I’d just met my...

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Spanish Oven Omelet with Diced Potatoes, and Why Family Dinners Really Do Matter, a Guest Post by Aviva Goldfarb http://sarahscucinabella.com/2013/08/29/family-dinners-matter-by-aviva-goldfarb/ http://sarahscucinabella.com/2013/08/29/family-dinners-matter-by-aviva-goldfarb/#comments Thu, 29 Aug 2013 13:56:14 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=11128 Please welcome the lovely Aviva Goldfarb to Sarah’s Cucina Bella today. She’s the fabulous mind behind the meal planning service The Six O’Clock Scramble, and author of several cookbooks. I first spoke with Aviva several years ago while writing an article about services like hers. She was so insightful, kind and interesting that I felt...

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Healthy Drink: Easy Apple Strawberry Slushies http://sarahscucinabella.com/2013/06/28/easy-apple-strawberry-slushies/ http://sarahscucinabella.com/2013/06/28/easy-apple-strawberry-slushies/#comments Fri, 28 Jun 2013 23:23:45 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=10529 I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® Community. This shop and creation of a fun healthy drink has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias and their client. Do you ever have silly fun with the kids in your life? We do. Sometimes Shawn and I...

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Cooking with Kids: English Muffin Pizzas http://sarahscucinabella.com/2011/12/12/cooking-with-kids-english-muffin-pizzas/ http://sarahscucinabella.com/2011/12/12/cooking-with-kids-english-muffin-pizzas/#comments Mon, 12 Dec 2011 19:30:14 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=6141 Sometimes, cooking with kids is all about teaching them measuring, mixing and knife skills. We do this a lot. The kids and I talk about the different measurements we use and measure things out together. They are often the ones to whisk-shift dry ingredients for me or to stir together whatever needs stirring. But cooking...

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Easy Cocoa Crackers http://sarahscucinabella.com/2011/11/29/easy-cocoa-crackers/ http://sarahscucinabella.com/2011/11/29/easy-cocoa-crackers/#comments Wed, 30 Nov 2011 03:21:32 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=6024 This tiny heart-shaped cracker? It’s for you. And for my kids. And for my family. And for my dear friends who amaze me with their kindness, generosity and willingness to go above and beyond. It’s for those bleak moments made better by a kind word or a thoughtful gesture. It’s for everyday reminders that you...

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Seasoned Baked Chicken Nuggets http://sarahscucinabella.com/2011/11/29/seasoned-baked-chicken-nuggets/ http://sarahscucinabella.com/2011/11/29/seasoned-baked-chicken-nuggets/#comments Tue, 29 Nov 2011 05:39:53 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=6014 The other night, when I was at Cate‘s house for our Blogger Thanksgiving fest, we were reheating a batch of these Homemade Seasoned Baked Chicken Nuggets that I made for the kids. Cate asked me if they were done right after I’d checked on them, and I said “No, they aren’t humming yet.” It never...

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Why I Am Teaching My Kids To Cook http://sarahscucinabella.com/2011/04/14/why-i-am-teaching-my-kids-to-cook/ http://sarahscucinabella.com/2011/04/14/why-i-am-teaching-my-kids-to-cook/#comments Thu, 14 Apr 2011 04:51:31 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=3894 Paige and I made this today, talking about the simple ingredients that combine to make a grilled cheese sandwich. It’s a basic thing, but one of those things that everyone should be able to make. Even my 3-year-old … in theory (no, she isn’t allowed to use the stove – she’s just 3!). It wasn’t...

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Fun Friday: Cooking Up a Mess with Fun Shaped Cookies http://sarahscucinabella.com/2011/03/25/fun-friday-cooking-up-a-mess-with-fun-shaped-cookies/ http://sarahscucinabella.com/2011/03/25/fun-friday-cooking-up-a-mess-with-fun-shaped-cookies/#comments Fri, 25 Mar 2011 22:51:05 +0000 http://sarahscucinabella.com/?p=3837 Happy Friday! It’s the end of the week and time to let loose. So, when Will got home from school today, I called the kids into the kitchen for some cookie making and decorating. Check it out: Can you say sprinkles everywhere? But that’s what this was all about … letting the kids go wild...

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