Getting kids involved in the process by which their meals are made is a great way to help them experience good food and encourage them to try new things.
-- Choose a Recipe -- Baked Cod Baked Ziti Black Bean & Sweet Potato Taquitos Black Bean and Corn Soup with Greens Black Bean and Sweet Potato Burritos Blistered Green Beans with Peach Salsa Broccoli and Cheese Casserole/Muffins Burrito Bowl Carrot Cake Pancakes & Cinnamon Applesauce Chana Masala Chicken & Spinach Quesadilla Chicken Cacciatore Chicken Curry Stew Chicken Fajitas with Rice & Beans Chicken, Apple, Cheddar Quesadilla Chickpea Curry + Raita Citrus Glazed Chicken, Cauliflower + Kale Skewers Coconut Crusted Fish Sticks Gazpacho Kale, Squash and Chicken Quesadillas Moroccan Chicken Stew Moroccan Chicken Stew Nest Eggs Oatmeal with Choose-Your-Own Toppings Panko Crusted Chicken Fingers Pasta Primavera Rainbow Spring Rolls Shakshuka Southwest Stuffed Peppers Spaghetti Squash Summer Quesadillas Summer Ratatouille Summer Ratatouille Summer Tomato Sauce with Zucchini Top-Your-Own Oatmeal Vegetable Minestrone Soup Vegetable Stir Fry with Apricot Sauce White Chicken Chili Yogurt Parfaits with Granola & Berry Compote Yucca and Peppers with Chimichurri Zucchini & Basil Risotto Zucchini Pappardelle with Tomato Sauce Zucchini Rollatini
-- Choose a Recipe -- Baked Eggplant Fries Black Bean, Tomato & Avocado Salsa Caribbean Bulgar Salad Chapati Chickpea Salad with Cumin & Celery Coleslaw Corn and Scallion Griddle Cakes Farmer Emmanuel’s Early Summer Salad Fennel, Apple & Raisin Salad Flavored Popcorn German Potato Salad Ginger Garlic Roasted Carrots and Turnips Herby Pesto with Spring Vegetable Medley Kale Caesar Salad Pico de Gallo Potato Zucchini Fritters Roasted Brussels Sprouts Roasted Cabbage and Carrots with Caramelized Onions Roasted Carrots with Carrot-Top Pesto Roasted Corn, Turnips, and Wilted Swiss Chard Roasted Summer Vegetable Salad Roasted Tomato Soup Salad with Lemon Herb Vinaigrette Spicy Greens and Zucchini Spicy Greens with Turnips & Radishes Strawberry Lemon Infused Water Summer Vegetable Salad Sweet Potato & Butternut Squash Risotto Cakes Vegetable Crudité with Homemade Ranch Dip & Hummus Vegetable Crudité with Ranch & Hummus Veggie Tots
-- Choose a Recipe -- Apple Cinnamon Pancakes with Raisin Butter Chocolate Covered Fruit Marinated Strawberries with Mint Whipped Cream
Tips for getting kids involved:
• Encourage a child to pick a recipe that looks good.
• Challenge kids to find a recipe’s ingredients in the grocery store or farmer’s market.
• Ask a child to help you chop something.
• Show and tell kids about the ingredients you used to make their meal.
• Teach a child how to set the table.
• Ask children to put a cup of water at everyone’s place.
• Sit down and eat together.
• Ask him or her about the day.
• Take a vote on which part of dinner tastes best.
• Reward a child with fun activities when he or she tries something new.
• Enjoy one another.