Monthly Archives: July 2016

  • Make Your Own Popsicles

    Make Your Own Popsicles

    In the heat of the summer, everyone needs help cooling off. Yes, we know you may be tempted to just climb into your freezer and stay there for a few weeks, but instead of doing that, we encourage you to fill your freezer with homemade popsicles instead. In fact, you and your little chef can make great memories while making great popsicles, so that’s an added cool factor right there.

  • Spaghetti Squash - A Healthy Pasta Alternative

    Spaghetti Squash - A Healthy Pasta Alternative

    Parents are always on the lookout for easy, delicious vegetables that kids will gobble up as quickly as, say, a plate of spaghetti. We hope you’re sitting down, because if you didn’t already know this information, you are about to be stunned: there’s a squash that looks and tastes like spaghetti. Yes! It’s called (wait for it), a spaghetti squash. Take a moment, we understand.

  • Italian Green Bean Salad

    Italian Green Bean Salad

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    Add a little snap to your side salad with this delicious, slightly tangy Italian Green Bean Salad. It's the perfect summer side dish featuring fresh summer produce and flavors. Let you little chef help prepare this salad by slicing the grape tomatoes or whisking the simple homemade salad dressing.

  • Kids Cooking for a Cause

    Kids Cooking for a Cause

    Food is the vehicle through which communities and families have bonded since time immemorial. We use food to nourish our bodies and our souls, so it’s no wonder that sharing food with others fills our stomachs and our hearts.

    Your little chef is well aware of the everyday purpose of food (and your persuasive arguments to eat the ones that will make her grow up “big and strong”), but she may not be aware of how food can help others, in ways both big and small. Here are a few ways you and your little chef can cook for a cause together.

  • Fresh Summer Muffins

    Fresh Summer Muffins

    Baking muffins with your little chef is an easy way to bring joy into your kitchen and healthy goodness to your table. Most muffin recipes call for the same basic ingredients, like flour, sugar, salt, baking soda, and eggs. Beyond those staples though, lies a world of possibility. Many creative and delicious recipes can be invented by you and your budding baker by walking into your garden, to the farmer’s market, or through the produce section of your grocery store.