Happy Cinco de Mayo! Celebrate this holiday by trying a new, diverse foods such as Cinco de Mayo Veggie Soft Tacos. Cinco de Mayo Veggie Soft Tacos are a healthier alternative to an old favorite. In this recipe we used cauliflower as the main ingredient, but you can always dress your Cinco de Mayo Veggie Taco up with our Cinco de Mayo Carrot Slaw!
This recipe is made for anyone with a sweet tooth. It also uses real ingredients as a natural alternative to store-bought, processed whipped cream. Whisking this whipped cream only takes three ingredients. A sweet treat is only minutes away with this recipe.
Our Kitchen Vocabulary Word this week is Dice. To dice means to cut something into smaller pieces or cubes. Dicing is used in salsa to cut the ingredients into finer pieces that are easier to dip into. This mango salsa recipe is a refreshing option for summer and chock-full of knife skills exercises for you and your kid chef to learn together.
Summer is just around the corner! Nothing beats the summer heat like a fresh and sweet Summer Fruit Pizza! Now, don't worry, this isn't fruit on a regular pizza, it's all sweet with none of the refined sugars. Summer Fruit Pizza is a healthy pizza that's perfect from breakfast to dessert! It's great to take to a summer BBQ, a graduation party, or a fun picnic. Summer Fruit Pizza brings the taste of summer to you, no matter the occasion!
Watermelon Mint Lime Popsicles are a sweet and easy treat that can be eaten as an after school snack or a healthy dessert. Watermelons are a great source of Vitamin A and Vitamin C and can usually be found all year round because of how popular they are.
While school might have started, it still feels like summer in our neck of the woods. So, we're not ready to say goodbye to summertime food and popsicles yet! We're holding onto summer vibes with this Raspberry Yogurt Pops recipe. It's super simple for kid chefs to cook, and features raspberries, yum! Raspberries not only are delicious, but super healthy. Did you know that they have more vitamin C than oranges, and have a low glycemic index that won't spike your blood sugar? What's not to love.
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.
It's hard to believe that June is almost over and 4th of July is right around the corner! Get your kids into the red, white and blue spirit by making these 4th of July ice pops together. This is a fun and easy cooking activity with minimal clean up and only involves 3 ingredients, and no added sweeteners! Happy 4th of July!
Looking for excitement with Nomsters? You know soon... SCHOOL will be OUT FOR THE SUMMER?! If you are seeking summer fun for kids, try visiting a local farm. You might be surprised to learn that food and plant production engages kids in fascinating ways. Most of the youngsters know our food hits the grocery market shelves or local outdoor markets. But how does it get there? No matter how many stories or books you present to little minds, finding a farm can have substantial educational and tactile benefits in fostering healthy eating habits and food awareness. It’s also a fun family day trip!
Need to cool down on a sweltering hot summer day? These fro-yo grapes are an excellent healthy summer snack for kids and they'll help the whole family cool down with icy grapey deliciousness. Assembling these grapes is extra fun because it involves toothpicks! So try these fro-yo grapes for an interactive afternoon snack! They also make a grape (!) excuse to play with your food.
Memorial Day is right around the corner! This veggie side dish will go great with your other grilled goodies. The rainbow veggie kebabs can be made by your kid chef with grown-up help. Just be careful with the skewers! These veggies are colorful and yummy and the only thing that would make them better is if they were red white and blue! You'll be cooking rainbow veggie kabobs up all summer long, for sure.