In an effort to simplify our home, I've been working to use our Instant Pot more for dinners. It's such a good little work horse and has made dealing with food allergies much easier. Someday, I might even get around to sharing our super delicious IP coconut milk yogurt recipe. I digress. Meals are a frequent occurrence at our house because my … [Read more...]
Kids in the Kitchen at Everyday Graces
Kids in the kitchen is a special feature here where we share our kid friendly, allergy friendly, super yummy recipes with you. We use real utensils and employ many Montessori methods in our kitchen so the boys are learning to navigate the kitchen with the respect and delight that kitchen adventures warrant.
Are you an allergy mom? This letter is here to help you spread awareness to friends and family who might not understand. We try to keep all our recipes free from major allergens and many of them are paleo friendly. If you have a recipe request or idea, please email us at Hello@LaraMolettiere.com and we will see what we can do!
With all the options out there for subscription boxes to "make life easier" for mom, how on earth do you figure out which ones are worth the investment? If you're like me, you go to Google and then read many, many reviews! So welcome, Googling friend! This is a review of our experience with Harlow's Harvest, a monthly cooking box made for … [Read more...]
The Shamrock Shake Is there anything more delightful than a peppermint shake? I imagine delightful sips of my favorite minty fresh shake all the time. And that's as far as it goes since I have a diary allergy now. And this time of year we are inundated with reminders of all these glorious green shakes. It's enough to make one cross. The only … [Read more...]
There is nothing quite as wonderful as the smell of freshly baked muffins spiced with cinnamon wafting through the air when you wake up on Christmas morning. At least if you're a child. As the adult doing the baking, I prefer the smell of coffee first. Then the smell of delectable morsels accompanied by the galloping of two (always) hungry and … [Read more...]
Gingerbread and Brownies The holidays are a wonderful time to enjoy sweet treats that overflow with scrumptious spices. The flavors of gingerbread have always evoked a feeling of Christmas, but when you mix them with chocolate, too? Gracious, it's amazing! Chef Teddy has partnered with RawSpiceBar, a wonderful company from San Francisco, to … [Read more...]
What better way to close out our 5 Days of Harry Potter series than with a movie night? Now, realistically you need a couple days to watch the entire series when your kids are younger. So we just pick a single movie (Chef Teddy is partial to Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire) and watch it with some yummy wizard approved treats. We decided … [Read more...]
Do you have Harry Potter fans in your home? Have a fun Harry Potter themed tea at home. I'm sharing recipes, ideas, and resources so you can plan a Harry Potter tea time in your homeschool. Harry Potter just seems like the perfect themed tea. I mean, you just can't get more modern-day British. Right? My boys and I are big fans of literary … [Read more...]
Teaching Life Skills in the Kitchen We love learning math, working on motor skills, and teaching how to shop for recipe ingredients through cooking. Kids can learn all sorts of valuable skills through cooking. What is your favorite life skill to teach in the kitchen? Since we deal with food allergies including peanut, cashew, and pistachio, we … [Read more...]
Ratatouille is a lovely movie and full of fun things to study. Grab a Ratatouille Movie Study and get our super simple Ratatouille recipe. Ratatouille - Movie Unit Study Ratatouille is such a delightful movie. The story is wonderful, especially for kids who have to overcome struggles and challenges. This was the movie that sparked Mr. T's … [Read more...]
Kids in the Kitchen: Paleo Pop Tarts Chef Teddy is back with Paleo Pop Tarts! And boy, are they good! To be honest, they are a decent bit of work, and are the paleo equivalent to junk food, but an occasional treat is a big deal for food allergy kids and these are no exception! This food allergy mom is a big fan (which is why they don't get made … [Read more...]