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!
Ask any grownup cook you know how he or she learned to cook. Most will tell you they began by spending time in the kitchen helping their parents or grandparents prepare different foods. By assisting adults with the preparation of various dishes in the kitchen, you’re picking up on their tips and tricks without even realizing it. You’re learning so much about cooking by just helping as a sous chef!
It seems like summer just got started, but the days keep ticking by more quickly than we’d like! Even though the temperature certainly still feels like summer, the back to school ads tell a different story. Not to fear, though! There’s still plenty of time to accomplish everything you dreamed of doing this summer!
When you’re feeling extra hungry and searching the kitchen for anything to quickly fill your belly, it’s easy to opt for junk food. While junk food seems like an easy fix to resolve your hunger pangs, and is certainly okay every once in awhile, it won’t do much for you energy wise. Sugary and processed foods don’t usually do the trick in curing our hunger. Solve this dilemma by keeping healthy and fueling snacks on hand, ready to grab out of the freezer. This will just take a bit of (fun) prep work! Spend an afternoon cooking with an adult so you can fill your kitchen with these freezer friendly snacks!
If you’ve ever gone to a restaurant or special event with a buffet, you know how much fun it can be to build your own plate of food! Follow these helpful tips for creating your own fruit and veggie buffet bar. This family activity includes loads of fun, flavor, and nutrition! Grab an adult to help you, and let’s get started.
It’s not always easy being a kid. You aren’t big enough to do all the things you want to do, you have more homework than you know what to do with, and to top it all off, junk food companies often try to trick you into believing their foods are healthy! That’s right, in efforts to get you and your parents to buy their products, companies use bright colors and tricky language to get you to believe their products are healthier than they really are. Thankfully, you’re a smart little cook who can’t be duped. Watch out for these junk foods disguised as nutritious choices.
Something about the warmer weather and blooming flowers inspires people to refresh everything from their gardens to their wardrobes. Don’t let your lunchbox be left out of this seasonal upgrade! Instead of the same old boring lunchbox fillers, get inspired by these makeover tips that will get you in the springtime mood!