Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Check Out *ace and friends* Featured in Chef Boyardee's Little Chefs FREE eBook {& Giveaway}






I am so excited to share with all of you a FUN project that I've been working on with several other bloggers. As part of the Little Chef's program, I am currently featured as part of  an eBook sponsored by Chef Boyardee



Little Chef's eBook has been created with the hard work of other mom bloggers just like me. I was honored to have been asked to be a part of this collaborative project. You can view my portion of the book which is part of Chapter 3 - *Everyday Fun* which begins on page 17. You can check out *ace* enjoying some VERY tasty smoothies!

As mentioned, I was part of the *Everyday Fun* section and we had a great time making all sorts of smoothies. See *ace* preparing ingredients for their smoothies (this picture didn't make it into the eBook).



Make sure to check out our eBook and learn creative new ways to enjoy cooking with the little chef's in your home. You will find lots of great tips, recipes and inspirational ideas to make everyday cooking with your little ones so much MORE fun! 



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Win It


One LUCKY ace and friends reader
will win Chef Boyardee Little Chefs Prize Pack which includes:


  • Kids’ kitchen measure and prep kit
  • Kids’ recipe box
  • Scrapbook album
  • 2 Chef Boyardee chef hats
  • Chef Boyardee adult apron
  • Chef Boyardee child apron
  • Chef Boyardee pizza kit
  • Time capsule
  • 2 coupons for free Chef Boyardee Beefaroni
  • 5 Chef Boyardee recipe cards


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    a Rafflecopter giveaway


    [Product review & giveaway disclosure: This post was part of a compensated Chef Boyardee program through The Motherhood. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commissions 16 CFR, Part 255 "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising." See ace and friends Disclosure Policy HERE.]

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    58 comments:

    RaettigFamily said...

    Let the kids make mistakes and do not get frustrated with them while cooking

    chadro said...

    I liked the tip about using flash cards for the recipe ingredients!

    tatertot374 said...

    music helps in the kitchen

    Crissy Durst said...

    Let the kids do the measuring of the ingredients with a little help, they feel important

    Anja M. said...

    My tip is, let your kids measure the ingredients and use a non-slip bowl.

    anjathisandthat at yahoo dot com

    Valerie Taylor Mabrey said...

    I think always have something easy for kids to help make once in awhile. Makes it fun to work together.
    vmkids3 at msn dot com

    ithinkthrifty said...

    My kids love it when I mix Chef Boyardee spaghetti and mac & cheese together!

    adf said...

    Have fun! Thats the most important step to anything :)

    Linda Ridener Dickson said...

    Would love to win this for the little cooks in our family.

    Renee Walters said...

    My favorite tip: Always be kind! Thanks so much for the fantastic giveaway!
    Reneewalters3@yahoo.com

    one frugal lady said...

    I love the smoothie ideas!
    onecheaplady@yahoo.com

    The Frugal Free Gal said...

    Clean as you cook!

    Linda said...

    I like the family tradition idea .
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    bbrittbrat1398 said...

    Everyday fun.
    BBrittBrat1398@yahoo.com

    Anna said...

    My favorite tip is to put oil and salt in with pasta while it cooks

    khristalsweeps @ gmail.com

    Stephanie Larison said...

    Kid aprons! I cut up my older ones and made a smaller version for my daughter.

    Robin T said...

    Baking the spagetti in the oven thickens the sauce

    rtrexel@gmail.com

    Nicole Larsen said...

    My favorite is the tip of not being so strict in the kitchen and letting the kids make a mess and have fun--I'm a bit of a stickler lol!

    pittsy82@hotmail.com

    Carla said...

    Toothpaste and also hairspray can get cryaon off of your walls.

    DevotedMommy said...

    Pick a recipe they can read themselves & simply supervise.

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    bncmom said...

    I love the family traditions

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    Erica C. said...

    My favorite tip is to have your kids help you organize all of the ingredients before cooking to keep them involved.
    ericacarnes(at)gmail(dot)com

    Patty Schuler said...

    Play your iPod an dance while cooking!

    ... said...

    Patience is a virtue when cooking with little ones.

    Jammie Morey said...

    My favorite tip is let the kiddos help with measuring with being home schoolers this helps out daughter understand fractions better.

    Debra said...

    if the kids make a mess help them clean it up and smile

    Allison Downes said...

    Start out letting your kids with helping out doing small things

    Thanks for the great giveaway!

    Tom said...

    Get the kids cooking with you

    DistractedMommy said...

    I try hard to let my kids do as much as they can when cooking...mistakes are a learning opportunity!
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    mtbears819 said...

    make small pizza freeze till ready to use

    star95011 said...

    the best way to teach is to work with whatever your child is capable of doing of exerting him or her not confusing them will not help at all

    Melissa Nix said...

    A mess is going to happen, so don't get upset.

    amy16323 said...

    we jame to music while we bake
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    Jo said...

    I let my grandson help in the kitchen and he loves to help!
    jofo120 at yahoo dot com

    Sumer Blaker said...

    Let kids measure and mix ingredients to be involved.
    sumer84@live.com

    Cheap4kids said...

    Never discouraged your kids when they want to particpate and never underestimate how smart they can be in the kitchen.

    cheap4kids at yahoo dot com

    Sarah said...

    I like the tip about pre-measuring ingredients into containers so the kids can add them more easily.

    Melanie Montgomery said...

    Flash Cards for recipe ingredients, such a great idea.

    Tanya White said...

    clean up while you are cooking it makes the cleaning afterwords a lot easier.

    Jennifer Q. said...

    I like buying the simple box kits for making desserts since the directions are easy enough for my daughter to enjoy.

    MELINA said...

    wash your hands

    Tanya Bartlett said...

    Using flash cards for ingredients

    heymissvirginia said...

    My tip is to let them be creative and never say no. If you don't try something a little different, you will never know the outcome.
    Virginia Rowell

    Ms Penny Pincher said...

    My favorite tip is cleaning while you cook! It saves so much time.

    PDWinner523 at gmail dot com

    Samii Alexxis said...

    Let the kids help as much as possible!

    shebebes said...

    MY FAVORITE TIP IS TO HAVE FUN :) WHO CARES IF WE MAKE A MESS!!!

    (SHAYNA)

    shebebes@yahoo.com

    Susan Smoaks said...

    I liked the tip about pre-measuring ingredients into containers so kids can help with the cooking.

    susansmoaks at gmail dot com

    malin1228 said...

    Let kids try all the ingredients separately and even raw.

    saturdaynightfever said...

    Music while baking gets the fun going!

    edgenemmers@gmail.com

    Niclan80 said...

    My favorite tip is assign each child a day to be your chef helper. So that child gets one on one time with you.

    Chris Alejandro said...

    Letting the kids get involved allows kids to have fun and use critical thinking skills. Lieutcrunch27 (at) gmail (dot) com

    Amy Delong said...

    add extra meatballs to the spaghetti
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    bev said...

    Cooking should be fun and it's fun when the children help out, with things that they can do and I noticed they like eating things that they help make, too.

    laurasloves said...

    My favorite tip is to let your children have fun with you when they are helping. It makes them want to cook and know that you can have fun and create memories for years to come!
    lauraemerson17 at yahoo dot com

    Heather R said...

    Make sure the kids have a stool so they are tall enough so there will be less mess and mistakes. Be patient

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    carolpie said...

    the family tradition tip!
    carol lewis

    Justin Henry said...

    Just let the kids cook. Don't try to be a perfectionist with them or they will get discouraged.

    candy said...

    get everything out that you need before cooking to save time and to know that you do have everything wilcarvic
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