My kids have been
pretty excited about helping in the
kitchen lately - which is sometimes good and sometimes bad.
I love their willingness and excitement to
learn about cooking, but I hate it when I am rushing to get dinner made
they want to help.
able to explain to them that the last 15 minutes prior to dinner is
to set the table, fix the glasses and generally help in the dining room
Other times of the
a wonderful time for them to experiment and help.
Their current enthusiasm has caused me to
search for really easy and healthy recipes that don't require sharp
scalding water or open flames.
latest one we've discovered is for a delicious Banana chip oatmeal
My 8 y/o son made a batch
today with white
chocolate chips and my 10 y/o daughter made a batch with regular
Besides being easy to make,
recipe calls only for agave syrup (or honey), only 1 tablespoon of fat,
and is great with oats and whole wheat flour.
love the taste ,I hardly count them as cookies - I like to think of
them as small muffins and
like it too.
Be sure to let me know
what your kids, big and small, think about them. See the whole recipe here