Healthy Holidays

Trying New Foods In The New Year

If there’s a better time to try new things than at the start of a new year, we sure can’t think of it! New Year’s is a time of new beginnings and fresh starts. As the New Year rolls in, people love to make resolutions! While many resolutions revolve around cutting certain foods out, Every Kid Can Cook is challenging you to add in new foods instead. Read on to find out how you can participate in the New Year-New Food Challenge!

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Holiday Gifts You Can Make

The holidays are upon us! If you’re looking for some fun gifts to give to parents, grandparents, teachers, neighbors, and other special people in your life, we’ve got you covered. These special kitchen-inspired gifts are as fun to make as they are to give. The following holiday gift ideas are guaranteed to be favorites because they were made by you and come from the heart!

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DIY Christmas Gift Idea: Roasted Nuts

Have you been daydreaming about the magic of the Christmas season? If so, some of those daydreams may have included what you’ll be gifting your family and friends this year. If you’re having trouble deciding, Every Kid Can Cook is here to help. This tasty gift can be made at home in your own kitchen! Teachers, neighbors, and family members are sure to love these flavorful and homemade roasted nuts. This treat is so delicious, you’ll probably end up making a batch to keep for yourself!

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Activity- Sweet Treat: How to Make Your Own Valentine’s Treats

Have you ever stopped to read the ingredient lists on many popular Valentine’s candies? You may be shocked to see the long list of hard to pronounce ingredients, artificial fillers, food dyes, and more—not to mention the crazy amount of added sugars! It suddenly makes that all that valentine candy sound not so sweet after all! Don’t be discouraged though; you can still have delicious valentine treats to share and enjoy when you whip up some of your own in the kitchen! Grab an adult helper and have a blast making these top three valentine treats!

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Activity- New Year’s Bucket List: Creating a Bucket List of New Foods to Try in the New Year

The end of one year and the beginning of a new one causes many of us to pause and think of goals we would like to accomplish in the coming year. These goals are as diverse as the people who create them, but one theme common to many people’s aspirations for the New Year involves food in some way.

This year, involve your whole family in your goal to have a better diet by collaborating with your kiddos on a list of new foods you want to try in the New Year with a New Year’s bucket list of foods to try! This activity is a fun way to improve your family’s nutritional intake and encourage picky eaters to stretch their culinary palates!

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Activity- Holiday Happies: Homemade Treats to Share with Neighbors

Amidst all the busyness that can take over the Christmas season, one of the nicest things we can do with our families is to love our neighbors well. Whether your neighbors are your best friends or you barely know them, sharing holiday goodies with neighbors is a lovely Christmas tradition. As a bonus, this activity can really be two activities in one: an afternoon of making and baking and an afternoon of sharing!

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