We are starting a new Breakfast Kids Can Make On Their Own series and we want you to join us! Welcome to part 3 of our 4 part series where we are sharing fun, easy ways to get kids cooking their own breakfast.  In part 1, we shared a super simple way to make scrambled…

We are starting a new Breakfast Kids Can Make On Their Own series and we want you to join us! Welcome to part 2 of our 4 part series where we are sharing fun, easy ways to get kids cooking their own breakfast.  In part 1, we shared a super simple way to make scrambled…

We are starting a new Breakfast Kids Can Make On Their Own series and we want you to join us! We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day.  It gives your body the energy it needs to be off to a great start.   We believe that the one thing…

Dec
05

I am so happy we found this fun, easy recipe for Peppermint Popcorn Balls.  It was a perfect treat for a holiday party or an edible gift for teachers and caretakers.  Plus, my little chef had such ooey gooey fun making them.   Start the recipe by making a bag of your favorite popcorn and…

Peppermint recipes are very popular this time of the year.  Especially when little hands get to crush and mash them up all in the name of cooking.  Today we are highlighting our friends at Baby Loving Mama and her little chef Wesley who made a fun and delicious treat, Peppermint Almond Bark. It’s a great no-bake treat just…

Hello Friends! I take my role as an advocate for Kid Empowerment and Leadership very seriously.  That is why it’s always exciting when I get invited to attend conferences and workshops that allows me to network, learn from and connect with others with similar passions… particularly, the mental and physical wellness of our kids.  …

Boy… do we have the PERFECT Fall Breakfast idea for your little chefs to try at home!Welcome to The Step Stool Chef!  One of our core values is to promote is kid independence and leadership.  We encourage kids to be leaders in the kitchen by providing tips, tools and recipes that make independent kid cooking approachable and…

Oct
15

Happy Halloween from The Step Stool Chef! We thought it would be fun to make a easy to make drink for kids just in time for Halloween.  Plus, this time of the year is a perfect chance to let kids bring out their spooky side.  This year, my little chef decided to get creative and…

For our Guest Sous Chef Series, we invited real chefs to join The Step Stool Chef in the kitchen and share their favorite kid-friendly recipes.  Today, we are excited to have Chef Sevilla Riley, Owner of Sevilla’s Savory Solutions.  Chef Sevilla is a highly sought after personal chef and offers in-home catering, dinner parties and cooking classes.  As our…

Taste testing is a great way to build your little chef’s appreciations for different flavors, textures and smells.  With this taste test, you are literally comparing apples to apples to look for the subtle and not so subtle differences between apple varieties.  Hosting a taste test with your little chefs and friends will build their comfort for…

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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