It's just the beginning of the holiday season, which comes with plenty of family, food, and fun. Why not combine all three, and get your little ones in the kitchen helping out with Thanksgiving dinner? While we aren't suggesting that your three-year-old roasts the turkey, kids can get involved in different ways. By having them help prepare a side dish, they feel as though they have made a major contribution to the meal, and they'll tell everyone at your table about how they made it. Imagine the huge smile across both their face and yours.
Nom on this delicious cubed apple cinnamon oats! This recipe is perfect for a chilly fall day! This week our kitchen vocabulary word is cube. To cube food means to cut into square pieces, where all sides are equal! Oatmeal is a great source of fiber and these delicious cinnamon apples make oats even tastier!
What’s better than mashed potatoes? Mashed potatoes with broccoli and cheddar cheese! Our kitchen vocabulary word of the week is mash. When we mash, we make our food smaller and softer. These broccoli and cheddar mashed potatoes make a perfect side dish to any meal, or a fun snack!
It's almost Halloween! Get in the spooky spirit by making this Halloween recipe for kids: Mini Mummy Pizzas. Not only is it super delicious, it also has a secret hidden veggie. The dough is made out of cauliflower, and packs a whole serving of vegetables. Bonus points!
Quinoa... Keen-wah... Quinn-oh-a... However you like to say it, these Quinoa Snack Bites are a delicious way to eat the super food. Quinoa is a complete protein and is packed with nutrients, so no wonder that it's become trendy in the last few years. Some people have a hard time with its slightly bitter and earthy taste, but the feta, onions, and pepper flavors in these quinoa snack bites balance out quinoa's natural flavor.
Stuffed mushrooms are excellent as finger food appetizers or complimenting any other dish. You can even make them ahead of time and refrigerate until you’re ready to pop them in the oven.
Beet Pesto Pasta is a twist on the classic green pesto, replacing basil with beets. Beets have a number of health benefits including being a wonderful source of fiber. But more importantly, they give your pasta a beet-utiful color and a different taste than usual. If you're trying to "eat the rainbow," these definitely check red off the list!
This is the perfect snack for when your little gremlins are trying to pre-game dinner. These apple rings are also great for grown-ups who run on hobbit meal times (breakfast, second breakfast, elevenses, etc.). You can even try wearing them on your fingers, but we wouldn’t recommend it. ;)