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I recently spoke on the phone with Sarah Carey, Editor-in-Chief of Everyday Food and host of Everyday Food with Sarah Carey. I’ve been a huge fan of the Everyday Food publication since it first came out, and now have a whole shelf at my house dedicated to a long row of the magazines with their multicolored bindings.

As Sarah and I spoke, our conversation naturally turned to our children. She has a boy and a girl. While both help in the kitchen, her daughter is particularly fond of cooking. She loves to make salads, salad dressings, and specialty drinks. Sarah expressed how important it is for children to help in the kitchen when they show an interest, as it gives them empowerment and a great sense of accomplishment.

Sarah herself owes her love of cooking to the idea of taking care of people and making them happy through the food she creates for them. On her new web show, Everyday Food with Sarah Carey, Sarah has a short video recording of something delicious everyday. We’re dying to try her Red, White, and Blueberry Pops this weekend, along with her Pinto and Rice Burgers, and her Vanilla Sheet Cake with Malted-Milk-Chocolate Frosting.

Last week, the kids and I tried her Creamy Orange Pops, which are a healthier version of Creamsicles.

After we watched her video, we tried making them at home. We even made a little video. It’s not nearly as beautiful as Sarah’s—ours is very home video looking. Plus, I’m not wearing any makeup at the beginning, and at the end, when I am wearing some, it looks like I went crazy, which I didn’t. But I look like a hoochie, and that wasn’t the look I was going for. But anyway, here goes.