In the Kitchen

Get Your Kids in the Kitchen: Celebrate Summer with Martha Stewart’s Sunshine Pops

July 15, 2014
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The best way to raise healthy, conscious eaters is to bring them into the kitchen as early and often as possible. Not just allow them to be spectators (though that is of course fine and fun, too), but purposefully create opportunities for them to participate in cooking and baking. Most young children will naturally want […]

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Start a New Weekend Tradition: Lemon Blueberry Pancakes

July 2, 2014
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When I think of comfort, I think of the Saturday morning pancakes my father made throughout my childhood and adolescence and occasionally into my adulthood. At first it was chocolate chips and whipped cream, then, as I aged, oatmeal-laden cakes rich with bananas, blueberries, and flax seed for my health. I went from pancake syrup […]

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Budding Cooks: What Skills Do Kids Develop in Kitchen?

May 23, 2014
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Cooking is a really great activity that you can do with your child. Yes, it is fun and it lets them help you in the kitchen when it comes to making meals but there are also other reasons behind letting them cook with you. • Coordination. For an adult, pouring a cup of cream into […]

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Use Those Garden Herbs: Lemon Basil Shortbread Cookies

May 10, 2014
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For both entry-level and experienced gardeners, herbs are a simple go-to each every season. Compact, easy to plant, and generally simple to maintain, they are a great teaching tool for young gardeners, too. Children can plant mint, cilantro, basil, and more in mason jars and pots small enough to keep indoors and watch in wonder […]

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Quick & Delicious Weeknight Black Bean Tacos

February 24, 2014
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Recently tacos have been my go-to meal; When prepared at home with fresh vegetables, beans, and rice, you have a delicious feast packed with protein, fiber, and essential vitamins and minerals. What better way to end a day? They’re quick and easy to make, too, and this recipe, which omits any meat filling, is just […]

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Top 5 Superfoods Your Kids Will Love

January 12, 2013

Most often, feeding your child with fruits and vegetables is quite challenging. This is a common problem for nearly every mother out there and often worries about their child eating habits. To give your child the right nutrition while allowing him to enjoy his meal, superfoods should be included in their diet. Superfood  is a […]

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