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Kids in the Kitchen: Apple Spinach Muffins

Kids of all ages love dramatic play whether it is dressing up like a favorite character from a book, t.v. show or video game and re-enacting a favorite scene, running around as this generation’s version of “Cowboys and Native Americans” or simply pretending to be Mommy or Daddy and repeating the things we say and do. I’m suggesting we harness this love of playing and acting and capitalize on it by letting our kids “play” like a little chef. In particular, you can encourage your Little Foodie’s dramatic play with food by creating an environment where he can play...

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Kids in the Kitchen: Berry Kale Smoothies

Recipe: Berry Kale Smoothies Story: Eliana has been hanging out in the kitchen with me since she was just a few months old. Her “involvement” in the cooking process has ranged quite a bit over her first 26 months. For her first 18 months, her participation evolved from zonked-out tiny baby dozing off in the carrier while I cooked, to curious 5-8 month old sitting on the counter safely secured in her Bumbo seat and tasting ingredients as I worked, to interested 8+ month old playing with some of my tools sitting on the floor of the kitchen. But,...

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Kids in the Kitchen: Apple Spinach Muffins

Every other week, Jory will be sharing a recipe for you and your family to enjoy. She will also provide a new tip for getting your kids involved the kitchen, too.  This week is Apple Spinach Muffins! Recipe:  Apple Spinach Muffins Story:  Over these last few posts, I’ve shared recipes that make it easy to get your Little Foodie involved with you in the kitchen. Today I’m sharing not only a recipe for one of our favorite muffins, but also another way to get your teeny tiny chef involved in cooking (with you) outside of the kitchen that will,...

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Kids in the Kitchen: Kale Chips

Every other week, Jory will be sharing a recipe for you and your family to enjoy. She will also provide a new tip for getting your kids involved the kitchen, too. This week is kale chips! Recipe:  Kale Chips Story:  Have you caught Kale Fever yet? Every day I feel like doctors and scientists are sharing more ways this “super food” improves our overall health and wellness. Not only does eating cooked kale lower the risk of several cancers but it also lowers cholesterol levels, contains tons of flavonoids, fiber, calcium and iron, too. Just to name a few...

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Kids in the Kitchen: Homemade Granola

Every other week, Jory will be sharing a recipe for you and your family to enjoy. She will also provide a new tip for getting your kids involved the kitchen, too. This week is homemade granola! Recipe: Homemade granola Story: The idea of making granola at home used to intimidate me. Until I finally made it. And got my 2-year old to help me. It is actually so easy to make that I keep a fresh batch around at all times. Besides the obvious health benefits of making my own granola such as controlling the amount of sugar, I...

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