Make Your Child's Birthday In Lockdown Extra Special With This Kid-Friendly MenuThese are so easy to make you can ask your kids to join you!CREATED WITH LADY'S CHOICE
The lockdown has changed so many parts of our lives, and one of these is how we celebrate birthdays. Gone are the days when we can freely gather our family and friends — let alone blow out the candles on our cakes! While adults can be patient about this, for kids, these changes are often a bitter pill to swallow.
If you want to make your children’s upcoming birthdays special despite the lockdown, why not give them a totally new experience? Involve them in the meal preparation for their birthday! This gives you and your kids an opportunity to bond with each other, have fun together, and learn from each other.
Here's a fun menu full of party-ready and kid-friendly dishes that you and your kids can make together!
Macaroni Salad in Two Ways (Chicken or Sweet)
You know that celebrations aren’t complete without macaroni salad! For your appetizer, how about making macaroni salad made with Lady's Choice Real Mayonnaise together with your kids? You can opt to have it savory, sweet, or both!
The Creamy Chicken Macaroni Salad combines macaroni pasta, chicken, carrots, onions, pickles, and pineapple tidbits in a creamy sauce, while the Creamy Sweet Macaroni Salad mixes the pasta with fruit, cheese cubes, nata de coco, and kaong for a sweet twist. Either way, your kids will have tons of fun helping you creating these delicious dishes!
Creamy Baked Salmon
If your kids don't like fish, this dish might just make them think twice! You can let your kids be the ones to coat the salmon fillets in a mixture of Lady's Choice Real Mayonnaise and herbs and even top them with a layer of cheese and breadcrumbs!
Go here for the Creamy Baked Salmon recipe.
Creamy Beef Stroganoff
A sure party hit that your kids will like, this easy-to-make dish serves up sauteed beef in a rich sauce made creamy with Lady's Choice Real Mayonnaise. You can be in charge of the cooking while your kids help prep the ingredients for the sauce.
Go here for the Creamy Beef Stroganoff recipe.
Fried Chicken Fingers With Salted Egg Dip
Finger food is a party staple. For this, let your kids have fun helping you coat the tenders in flour, eggs, and breadcrumbs. Then, while you cook the chicken, you can put them in charge of the dip, which involves mixing salted egg yolks, Lady's Choice Real Mayonnaise, sour cream, salt, and pepper.
Go here for the Fried Chicken Fingers With Salted Egg Dip recipe.
Creamy Pinoy Spaghetti
What’s a party without spaghetti? This sweet Pinoy-style spaghetti is made creamy with the help of Lady's Choice Real Mayonnaise. Your kiddos will definitely have fun helping you grate and sprinkle the cheese on the pasta!
Go here for the Creamy Pinoy Spaghetti recipe.
And to wrap up the party food prep, finish off with lumpiang Shanghai! Your kids will enjoy rolling up the mixture of ground pork, singkamas, green onions, carrots, and Lady's Choice Real Mayonnaise in the lumpia wrappers. Fry them in the pan and let your kids be amazed as their creations turn into crisp, golden-brown delights!
Go here for the Lumpiang Shanghai recipe.
Remember moms, when you involve your children in these kinds of activities at home, you are actually practicing mindful, collaborative parenting with them.
Making party food together, such as a delicious macaroni salad made with Lady’s Choice Real Mayonnaise, is a great example of this! The beauty in this co-creation activity is kids not only get to celebrate their birthdays in a more meaningful way; they also learn important values from you.
Here’s to having more fun and special birthday celebrations at home with the help of Lady's Choice Real Mayonnaise!
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