snacks kids can make

DIY Teacher Appreciation Gift Kids Can Make: Nut and Seed Brittle

DIY Teacher Appreciation Gift Kids Can Make: Nut and Seed Brittle

It's time to show your child's teacher how much they mean to you! As a former pre-kindergarten teacher, I know from experience that healthy snacks are always appreciated. You can make your own nut and seed brittle using the recipe below and wrap up the goodies in a plastic container or mason jar. It's a DIY teacher appreciation gift kids can make, and teachers are sure to appreciate the extra love that went into the present.

Earth Day Rainbow Carrot Peel Chips

Earth Day Rainbow Carrot Peel Chips

Happy Earth Day! On Earth Day we should always think about what we can do to help our planet. When we cook, a lot of food gets thrown out and that hurts the environment! That won’t happen with our special Earth Day recipe: Earth Day Rainbow Carrot Peel Chips! Earth Day Rainbow Carrot Peel Chips are a easy Earth Day dish that uses every part of the carrot, so there's no leftover waste. It can even be a healthy new part of lunch or snack time!

Kitchen Vocabulary: 'Pulsing' Chickpea Nuggets

Kitchen Vocabulary: 'Pulsing' Chickpea Nuggets

What kids don’t love nuggets? This week, Nomster Chef brings you a great alternative to chicken nuggets: chickpea nuggets! These chickpea nuggets are a fun, hands-on recipe for kids of all ages. It’s an easy recipe with few ingredients and they taste delicious with your favorite dipping sauces! This weeks kitchen vocabulary word is pulse. In this recipe, we pulse the chickpeas to make a chunky texture.

Kitchen Vocabulary: 'Mincing' Cloves for Edamame Garlic Dip

Kitchen Vocabulary: 'Mincing' Cloves for Edamame Garlic Dip

This week we will be making an edamame dip! Edamame is a soybean that is found in many East Asian dishes. Edamame is also packed with fiber! This simple snack is made with garlic cloves, which brings us to our vocabulary word of the week: mince. To mince means to cut into very small pieces. We usually mince garlic cloves to make them smaller so we can cook with them!

Kitchen Vocabulary: 'Peeled' Veggie Fries

Kitchen Vocabulary: 'Peeled' Veggie Fries

Welcome fall with these tasty vegetable fries! These healthy veggies fries will satisfy your snack craving! This week our kitchen vocabulary word is peel. When we peel, we remove the skin from the vegetables. In this recipe, we peel root vegetables such as carrots, parsnips and a sweet potato to make a delicious and tasteful snack!