Committing to Trying New Foods in the New Year

If there is a better time to try new things than New Year’s, we sure can’t think of it! New Year’s is a time of new beginnings and fresh starts. Because of this, as the New Year rolls in people love to make resolutions! While many resolutions revolves around cutting something negative out, this year we at Healthy Little Cooks are challenging you to add in something positive by trying new foods in the new year. Read on to find out how to complete the new foods challenge!

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Healthy Little Sous Chef: Guide to Being a BIG Help in the Kitchen

Ask any grownup cook you know how he or she learned to cook and most (if not all!) will tell you he or she first began to learn how to cook by spending time in the kitchen helping parents or grandparents prepare foods. By assisting adults with the preparation of different dishes in the kitchen, you are picking up on their tips and tricks without even realizing it.

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DIY Christmas Gift Idea: Roasted Nuts

You may have been dreaming about Christmas for weeks (or months!), but if all those daydreams about Christmas haven’t included figuring out the gifts you are going to give to friends and family, Healthy Little Cooks is here to help with a tasty gift you can whip up in your own kitchen! Teachers, neighbors, and family members are sure to love a DIY Christmas gift of flavorful and healthy roasted nuts you made yourself. P.S. You may need to make extra because you won’t be able to resist this fabulous treat!

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Summer Recipe Bucket List: Creating Your List of Must-Try Recipes Before School Starts Back!

It seems like summer just got started, but the days keep ticking by more quickly than we’d like! Even though the temperature may still tell us it is summertime, the back to school ads beginning to make their appearance let us know summer is winding down. There’s still plenty of time to accomplish everything you dreamed of doing this summer though!

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How-To Guide: Making Your Own Grab –n- Go Healthy Snacks

During the school year you probably pack (or purchase) a lunch for the day, and then eat it when your teacher lets you know it’s time for lunch. The lazy days of summer mean that meals are less scheduled and snacks are more frequent though! Set yourself up for summer snacking success by asking your parents if you can create your own grab –n- go healthy snack stash in the kitchen. Once your snack stash is complete you’ll always have some terrific ready to go snacks available when hunger strikes!

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Edible Art: Four Fun Ways to Turn Your Food into Creative Art Projects

If you are tired of hearing grown-ups tell you not to play with your food, you’ve come to the right place!  We’re here to tell you TO play with your food and to give you plenty of great ideas to make the experience artistic and creative! Unlike if you try playing with your food at the dinner table, you’re likely to get your parents’ seal of approval on this food pay! So get the okay from your mom or dad, grab your supplies, and turn your next snack into art before you eat it!

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Brrr! Five Freezer Friendly Snacks to Stock Your Kitchen with All the Time

When you’re feeling extra hungry and searching the kitchen for anything to quickly fill your belly it’s easy to give into the temptation of junk food. While junk food seems like an easy fix to resolve your hunger pangs, the problem is that those processed, sugary foods leave you feeling zapped of energy and hungry again in no time. Solve this dilemma by keeping healthy and delicious snacks ready to grab out of the freezer at a moment’s notice. Spend an afternoon cooking with an adult to fill your kitchen with these freezer friendly snacks!

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