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How Can Kids Help in the Kitchen?

February 14, 2017
Kids love to help out in the kitchen! If your child is interested in food, or having trouble trying new foods, having them assist at meals or snacks is a great way to get them involved. We have tried and true tips to get you started with your kids as young as two or three. Keep in mind that these are only suggestions and different children may be ready at different ages for certain skills. All of these skills should be supervised by an adult. Have fun and enjoy your time together! *Between 2-3 Years*
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Get Kids in the Kitchen this Summer!

June 5, 2018
Kids can help cook this summer, and it is a great way to help them eat new or different foods! It's as easy as PLAN, COOK, and EAT. Plan Work together to pick out a recipe or menu item they want to make with you. Start by looking at a cookbook, a recipe box, or recipe website and pick something that looks tasty and easy! Add the ingredients to your shopping list and plan when you will make the recipe.
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Top Tips for Picky Eaters

February 13, 2018
Did you know that it can take an average of 12 or more times offering a new food for your child to eat it?  Having your child try new foods can be hard. Here are our favorite tips on how to help children try new foods:  Get Children Involved - When at the grocery store, ask them to pick out a new fruit or vegetable they want to try. Have them help with washing and cutting the new food. This will make them excited to try it!  
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