No bake cooking with kids


  Thanks to Michelle Rice our guest poster to day. Her  site aims to provide simple, budget conscious recipes for really tasty and nutritious food (with some treats) for family and friends that doesn’t take an age to prepare and cook.  To produce utterly scrumptious food with minimal effort, visit http://utterlyscrummy.blogspot.com/.


Berry Breakfast Trifle

  • 2 cups low-fat natural yoghurt
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 cups breakfast cereal (Muesli or oats based)
  • 1 punnet raspberries or strawberries
  • 1 punnet blueberries

Yoghurt and honey in a bowl and mix well. Divide half the yoghurt evenly between 4 small bowls or tall glasses.  Top with half of the cereal and then half of the berries.   Repeat layers with remaining ingredients.



Double Choc Balls

  • 8 Weetabix, crushed
  • 1 cup sultanas
  • ½ cup cocoa
  • 1 x 395g can sweetened condensed milk
  • ½ cup chocolate sprinkles

Place ingredients, except chocolate sprinkles in a large bowl.  Mix well.  Form mixture into 30 balls and toss in chocolate sprinkles until covered.



Frozen Fruit Pops

  • 16 lolly sticks
  • 2 large just ripe bananas
  • 1 punnet strawberries, hulled
  • ¼ pineapple, peeled
  • juice of 1 orange

Peel all fruit and cut into 3cm sized pieces.  Soak banana in orange juice for 2 minutes.  Thread fruit onto sticks.  Place in a container and freeze for 4 hours, or until ready to serve.  Serve frozen.  These fruit pops can be frozen for up to three months.

Summer Thirst Quenchers

Jungle Cooler

60ml pineapple juice

30ml orange juice

15ml tropical fruit cordial

15ml coconut milk

Slice of pineapple


Lime Fizz

30ml lime juice

30ml apple juice

Fill with sparkling water

Lime wedges


Apple Kick

30ml apple juice

30ml cranberry juice

30ml orange juice

15ml lime juice

Slice of apple


Half-fill a 250ml tumbler with ice cubes.

Choose the fruit juices you would like to try and measure the correct amount of each into the tumbler.

Add sparkling mineral water to taste, and stir.  Garnish with chopped fruit.  Drink immediately whilst chilled.

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3 Comments

  1. Icklebabe_com
    May 14, 2010 / 7:34 am

    OHH they look fab! And lovely pics too!
    Super food from a really great lady 😀 xxxx

  2. May 14, 2010 / 7:58 am

    Her hubby took the pics they are really professional aren’t they? I think there would majke a fab no bake book

  3. Whimsical Wife
    May 14, 2010 / 2:21 pm

    These recipes look yum – I love the look of the berry breakfast! My kids would love that 🙂

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