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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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A Sous Chefs Guide to Being a BIG Help in the Kitchen

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!

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Brrr! Five Freezer Friendly Snacks to Stock Your Kitchen With

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!

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Don’t Be Duped: Learning to Spot Junk Food Disguised as Healthy Choices

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. 

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Springtime Makeover: Giving Your Lunchbox an Eco-Friendly Makeover

For many, the arrival of springtime represents a fresh start. From gardening to cleaning the house, spring is the time for new beginnings. This time of year reminds us of how beautiful the Earth is, so what if we contributed to mother nature by giving our lunchboxes a makeover? Here are some fun and simple changes you can make to your lunchbox to make it more environmentally friendly! 

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Veggie Mix Up, Mash Up: Fun and Tasty New Twists on Plain Veggies

We’ve heard it a million times: you’ve got to eat your vegetables! But no one ever said those veggies have to be boring! Veggies can still be super nutritious and delicious at the same time. If you’re looking for some tasty new ways to eat more veggies, we’ve got you covered! Try these creative ideas and then share them with us on our Facebook page

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