Mandy Fayne


Author Email: [email protected]

Staff title: Member of the Chicago Parent Blog Network

This new book by a Chicago author illustrates the adventures of the captivating veggie super heroes. more

Mar 27, 2015 4:51 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Check out Mandy's yummy dinner recipe that will get the kids involved in the cooking and work in those all-important veggies at the same time. more

Nov 14, 2014 12:00 AM Chicago Parent Archives

Two simple switches make yummy cookies better. more

Nov 7, 2014 6:44 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Get the kids busy in the kitchen creating your nightly meal -- and they'll even have fun doing it. more

Oct 24, 2014 9:27 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Help the kids mix chocolate and pumpkin together! more

Oct 17, 2014 2:17 PM Recipes

Try this kid-pleasing meal idea on one of your busy nights. Your little helpers and you will be glad you did. more

Oct 10, 2014 1:39 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Whether you have a vegetarian in the family or are just looking to change up the dinner routine, this protein-filled option is worth introducing to the kids. more

Oct 3, 2014 7:45 PM Chicago Parent Archives

This recipe is destined to become a family fall favorite. more

Sep 25, 2014 8:21 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Fall means lots of good recipes that include apples or pumpkin. Whip up this recipe with the kids that combines both. more

Sep 18, 2014 7:25 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Practice math skills with the kids after school while serving up a yummy after-school snack. more

Sep 12, 2014 2:35 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Sick of chicken? Give this recipe a try. It is perfect to eat while sharing the highs and lows of your kids' day. more

Sep 5, 2014 2:44 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Make math fun by having the kids do all the measuring in this yummy recipe this weekend. more

Aug 29, 2014 4:22 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Give your banana bread a healthier makeover this weekend. more

Aug 22, 2014 2:07 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Pretzels are the key to making this chicken dish a great one to make with the kids this weekend. more

Aug 15, 2014 1:24 PM Chicago Parent Archives

National S'mores Day is Sunday and you can make your kids squeal in delight with this recipe for the grill or campfire. more

Aug 8, 2014 8:49 AM Chicago Parent Archives

Too busy to make dinner? One meal service gets put to the test. more

Aug 1, 2014 9:18 AM Chicago Parent Archives

Have fun with your food by whipping up a batch of these healthier ice cream cookie sandwiches. more

Jul 24, 2014 11:02 AM Chicago Parent Archives

Beat the heat and relax with popsicles your kids can make themselves out of fruit and yogurt. more

Jul 10, 2014 4:04 PM Chicago Parent Archives

Tired of the same old stuff at your barbecues? Try these three yummy ideas to shake things up a bit. more

Jul 2, 2014 12:22 PM Chicago Parent Archives

When it's rainy outside and the kids are stuck inside, bake up a little sun with these gluten-free cookies. more

Jun 27, 2014 10:03 AM Chicago Parent Archives