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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…

  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…

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…

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…

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.  …

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…

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…

Welcome Friends! Boy, do we have the best lemonade recipe you will ever taste.  We will show you step-by-step how kids can make our delicious homemade Lavender Lemonade.  It’s taste amazing plus it’s a super fun way to introduce your little chef to the art of Herbal Infusion. Every knows that a perfect pitcher of lemonade…

Can we have an honest conversation about disappointments?  I’ve been dealing with it a lot lately and I figured most of you have had a fair amount of disappointments in your life as well.  I’m not talking about “darn it’s raining outside” type of disappointments but the tough almost heartbreaking ones.  The ones where you…

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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