Kids in the Kitchen

When should your child start using a knife in the kitchen?

Why get the kids in the kitchen with you?  Besides getting to spend quality time together, you foster your child’s independence, your child learns about food preparation and kitchen safety, and your child gets to actively participate in providing for…

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5 Easy Morning Routine Tips for Back to School

Wow!  Can you believe it?  It's back to school time already!  Now whether your little ones have already started their new school year or it's just a few days/weeks away, I know we all are trying to find ways to…

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Easy Inside Out Peach Pie Recipe

Who has time for rolling pie crust and slicing peaches when you can be outside having fun? Capture the flavor of summer without all the work or all the sugar with this allergen friendly inside out peach pie. Every summer…

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Creating Your Own At-Home Summer Camp

Hi Friends...Hope you're have a great summer! It's Toria from the Step Stool Chef and we have been having a fantastic summer.  This summer, we have done something a little different and decided to hold our own summer camp at…

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Summer Grilled Cheese

Fresh basil, tomato, and dill take on that classic, comforting grilled cheese for a summer makeover! We have been go, go, go for the last few weeks as summer kicks off, and it has occasionally left me with a big…

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Simple Recipes Kids Can Make By Age

Hi There - It's Toria again! My 8 year old son and I are committed to inspiring and celebrating kid being leaders in the kitchen.  Not only does cooking with kids build healthy habits, we also believe that cooking is a…

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Sweet Potato Toast {In a Toaster!!}

This sweet potato toast is the best thing since sliced bread- literally!  And it couldn't be easier.  We just bought some sweet potatoes from Costco in a 10lb bag because we want to eat this every day. Sweet potatoes are…

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Slow Cooker Southwest Chicken Recipe

Howdy! It's Toria and I love to share easy & fun recipes that your kids can cook own their own.  My 8 year-old son and I are co-founders of The Step Stool Chef and we are building a community where the…

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5 Hacks for Getting Kids to Stay at the Dinner Table

5 Hacks for Getting Kids to Stay at the Dinner Table - Kids are up and down, running around during dinner time, and sometimes all you want to do is strap them down so they will stay put. What if…

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Tips for Getting Kids to Try New Foods

Our best tips for getting kids to try new foods. Dinner doesn't have to be a fight! Many health-minded parents pride themselves on having children who eat everything from sushi to spinach. It's a badge of honor that their child will…

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