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Kitchen Tip Thursday: Cooking with Kids

Happy Thursday Everyone! Thanks for stopping by the kitchen today. Today we are going to share with you ways to cook in the kitchen with your children. Cooking with kids teaches them math skills, how to follow directions, healthy eating and it gives you a chance to bond with them. Take a look at these tips and feel free to share some of your own.

  • Let your kids pick out vegetables to try.
  • Allow kids to plan out the menu or the recipe.
  • Hygiene first, teach them the benefits of washing their hands while cooking.
  • Set up a work area just for them.
  • Explain the rules of the stove, and hot surfaces.
  • Have them read each set of directions out loud.
  • Practice math skills as they measure and stir ingredients.
  • Teach them to share the process with siblings and /or friends.
  • Use cookie cutters to make fun shapes with bread.
  • Decorate sandwiches with their favorite veggies.
  • Try dishes from other cultures to teach foreign language or history.
  • Dress for the occasion: an apron or a mini chef’s hat will do the trick.
  • Give your kids their own set of plastic measuring cups and spoons.
  • Have fun!

We hope you have picked up some tips to share with the children in your life. Do you have any additional tips? Please feel free to share them with us.


Taste Test Tuesday: ‘Lunchables with Smoothies’

Happy Tuesday Everyone!! Thanks for stopping in the kitchen today. It’s National Back to School Day and we’re going to celebrate with two lunch ideas for your kids. Kraft Foods has added smoothies to their Lunchables line. Check them out.

Lunchables with Smoothies

  

Kraft does an amazing job with helping us feed the kids in our lives. Their Lunchables line has increased through out the years to include, Capri Suns, water, Kool-Aid, pizza and chicken nuggets. Well now they have added smoothies to their Lunchable meals. We had the opportunity to taste all three meals, the kids and adults loved them. Parents said it would be so easy to just grab the Lunchables box from the refrigerator for their kids lunch or even a snack.

Turkey and Cheddar Sub Sandwich

  • Oven roasted turkey breast with Kraft Cheddar cheese, on a whole grain sub roll.
  • Kraft Fat Free Mayo
  • Double Stuff Oreos
  • Chiquita Strawberry Banana Smoothie
Chicken Strips

  • Oscar Meyer chicken strips with ketchup
  • Double Stuff Oreos
  • Chiquita Strawberry Banana Smoothie
Deep Dish Pizza with Pepperoni

  • Kraft Mozzarella cheese, pizza sauce and pepperoni (made with beef, pork and chicken) on a whole grain deep dish crust.
  • Chewy Chips Ahoy cookies
  • Chiquita Strawberry Banana Smoothie

We hope you get a chance to check these out. Check out the coupon button here on the blog, you just may find a coupon for the Lunchables.

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Until next time…