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Kids in the Kitchen

Fun ideas to get kids in the kitchen. Cooking and baking with kids, with a focus on zero waste baking and cooking.

Our Very Favorite Cookbooks For Kids

Looking for the best kids’ cookbooks? My boys have tried several children’s cookbooks, and we’ve found a few of our very favorites. They have great recipes and high-quality instructions that are easy for young children to navigate and execute. Check out this list of our very favorite cookbooks for kids! Last week, we checked out …

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11 Sweet Ideas for An (Almost) Zero Waste Valentine’s Day With Kids

Try one of these simple zero waste Valentine’s Day ideas that are fun, inexpensive, and great for everyday families. They all have a little extra sugary sweetness the whole family will love.  Do you exchange gifts for Valentine’s Day? Historically, my husband and I haven’t been big on gift exchange, especially outside of Christmas and …

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9 Quick and Easy Christmas Treats To Make With Kids

Looking for something sweet and fun to do on Christmas Day with your family? How about baking one of these easy Christmas treats for kids? It might be hard to choose just one. I’ve included lots of great and easy Christmas treat ideas that you can bake with kids (and not just for kids). Our …

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Easy DIY Low Waste Mint Cookie Truffles For Holiday Gifts

Looking for an easy and low waste chocolate truffle to gift to a neighbor (or eat all yourself… we’re not judging). Check out these low waste mint cookie truffles, including our low waste packaging ideas! How often do you walk past the little Girl Scouts selling cookies outside the grocery store and feel like maybe, …

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How To Make A Plant-Based Christmas Charcuterie Board

Have you ever tried to make a charcuterie board for Christmas? It’s a great way to use up leftovers and prevent food waste. Check out lots of tips before to learn how to make a plant-based Christmas charcuterie board. A few months ago, I stumbled on the idea of calling a “miscellaneous leftover platter” a …

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5 Easy Tips For Low Waste Christmas Cookies

Looking to make special Christmas cookies this year while also limiting waste? Try these mini Christmas cookies that are great for kids (and adults too, of course!). Read on for more tips to make low waste Christmas cookies this year. School is weird right now. Social plans are few and far between. Youth sports are …

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