Mother’s Day is almost here! I simply love Mother’s Day. It’s the one day of the year I allow myself to let go of mom guilt and give myself permission to be treated and pampered.  Let’s make it easy for our family to give us what we really want… A Day Off! Think how adorable & fun…

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Pizza + Burgers? Yes, please and thank you.  Now, you never have to choose again when deciding between these two family favorites.  Plus, made with ground turkey, a homemade pizza sauce and mini whole grain buns, you can get all the flavor without the guilt. This recipe for Pizza Burger Sliders is my little chef’s FAVORITE…

Welcome Friends! So…You love the idea of your kids cooking but there’s something about using a knife that makes you a bit uncomfortable?   Although I am a fan of teaching kids proper knife skills, it’s fun to find new ways to involve your kids in the kitchen that makes everyone feel safe.   My job…

If you are looking recipes that can get your kids in the kitchen this holiday season, then you’ve come to the right place! The holidays are a perfect time of year for kids to try new recipes and savor delicious goodies. To help you celebrate this year, we’ve compiled some of our favorite Creative Holiday Recipes…

Let your little one play with their food with this fun food art project! Your preschooler can explore the colors, body parts and yummy fruits and vegetables with by creating fun food art using orange foods. You can follow our example and create a simple likeness of a person, or let your little one get creative with their…

Welcome Friends! If you’re looking for some fun & easy breakfast recipes kids can make, you’ve come to the right place! Breakfast is our absolute favorite meal in our home.  We love it so much that we will eat breakfast foods any time of the day…. for lunch and for dinner (my little chef calls…

Welcome Friends! If you’re looking for some fun & easy breakfast recipes kids can make, you’ve come to the right place! Our focus at The Step Stool Chef lately has been on Breakfast Recipes Kids Can Make On Their Own. We’ve shared some delicious & simple recipes that are perfect to get your kids in the kitchen….

Welcome Friends! Cooking with toddlers can be simple and fun with the right recipe. This cheese puffs recipe was super duper easy and super duper yummy.  My two-year old had a ball making her very own snacks.  I believe that the best time to get kids interested in cooking is during the toddler years.  That is the…

  Happy Amazon Prime Day! Amazon Prime Day features some of the best deals and is a perfect time to explore new tools for the kitchen. We use Amazon for EVERYTHING and just love, love, love free two-day shipping.  Many of the items below even feature shipping as early as the same day or even…

About the Chef!

Chef Julian has had a love for cooking since the age of 3. Now as the CEO and Head Kid Chef of The Step Stool Chef, he is focused on empowering kids to be leaders in the kitchen. Chef Julian has been featured on the covers of magazines, newspapers as well as made guest appearances on all major TV networks, conferences and food festivals and is known for his fun & easy approach to cooking.

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