In case you didn’t already know, Judy Ann Santos has a YouTube channel called Judy Ann’s Kitchenwhere she posts yummy and easy-to-do recipes. But more than the good food, the shows are a joy to watch because the celebrity mom is funny and relatable. Plus, she makes cooking look so easy!
5 best episodes from Judy Ann’s Kitchen
If you’re running out of ideas of what to cook for your next family meal, we’ve rounded up five must-try recipes from Judy Ann’s channel. All of them are kid-friendly, so you’ll have no problem convincing your picky eater to finish their plate!
Judy Ann calls it the “not your ordinary” baked lasagna. While it calls for various ingredients, she still manages to make it more nutritious by adding vegetables such as carrots and kale. She even has a cute little helper in Luna Agoncillo!
Beef Steak with Super Fried Rice and Super Mac & Cheese
Judy Ann made this episode because fans have been asking how she gets her three kids to eat vegetables. Her secret? She mixes powdered veggies like malunggay and Gotu Kola (which she says is good for kids’ brains!) and chopped vegetables into Lucho and Luna’s favorite food. She also incorporates pureed veggies into creams and sauces.
My Other Fried Chicken
What kid can resist fried chicken? The celebrity mom makes the classic recipe even more special by adding an extra step: brining the chicken to make it more plump, tender, and juicy. As she says, it will be your new favorite!
With the kids at home, you’ll also need to make merienda to keep them happy and full. In this episode, Judy Ann makes corn dogs, chicken burger sliders, hot dogs on a stick, lumpiang togue, and sago’t gulaman.
The recipes are super easy to do and you can even get your children to help out! “It’s really important na tinuturuan natin ang mga anak natin na matutong gumalaw sa kusina kasi when they get older, eto ‘yung mga skills na babaunin nila paglaki nila,” the mom says.
Red Velvet Ala Mode with Homemade Ice Cream and Dulce de Leche
Complete your meals with a sweet dessert! If you love baking, this will also make you dream of having your own tools — her stand mixer is beautiful!
Here's another dessert you won't be able to resist: coffee crumble ice cream cake! Read the recipe here.