Kids Wizard Party

October is the perfect time for a Wizard Party! Kids can start making invitations to hand to their friends a couple of weeks before their party to give everyone time to create a wizard robe, wand, or hat. Kids can invent a Magic Treasure Hunt with Bobbing for Apples, Guessing the Food, and Pumpkin Painting…

Kid Chef Vegetable Barley Soup

Kids love this comforting organic barley soup, rich in nutrients. It’s fun and nutritious to try different whole grainsthat kids have been eating for thousands of years. Wheat, rice, and oats are so popular and available that other flavorful grains are overlooked. Organic whole grain barley is rich in fiber, niacin, selenium, copper, and phytonutrients…

Kid Chef Garden Power Bowl

All in one bowl meals, popular in high end restaurants and local food trucks, are easy to create at home with organic garden fresh veggies, rice, and beans. When kids grow an organic veggie garden, they have access to the healthiest food on the planet. Organic whole grain brown rice and organic beans are a perfect…

Kid Chef Organic Pluot Jam

There are several plum-apricot hybrid varieties that kids can grow, with pluots being the most common. Pluots are first generation crossbreeds of 75% plum and 25% apricot. These hybrid trees are the result of pollinating the flowers of plums with the flowers of apricots. Both are stone fruits and grown widely in California. They are…

Kids Blended Salad Dressings

Classic homemade salad dressings are made with organic extra virgin olive oil, salt, and lemon or vinegar. Kids can add nutrition and flavor to their salad dressing by blending in an organic fruit or veggie. Kids can choose between apple, orange, red bell pepper, or tomato and chop 1 cup to blend with ⅓ cup…

Kid Chef Blueberry Tart

Fresh organic blueberries in an organic 6” frozen pie shell make an awesome summer treat! Organic blueberries are an antioxidant super food, antibacterial as well as heart and brain healthy. Kids can grow their own blueberries in pots in an acid loving potting soil mix. Kids can make organic pie shells ahead of time and…

Kids Butterfly Garden

Create a beautiful backyard butterfly garden with lovely native flowers, culinary herbs, and berries. The main food of adult butterflies is nectar from red, orange, yellow, blue, or purple flowers that haven’t been sprayed with weed or insect killers. Many native flowers have been thought of as weeds to be removed, such as clovers, mallows,…

Kid Chef Eggplant Baguette

Kids can grow small straight thin Japanese eggplants in their organic raised bed garden. Eggplant is high in fiber, potassium, and B vitamins and is low in calories. Cherry tomatoes are wonderfully abundant and have a long growing season. Cherry tomatoes are a good source of vitamins A, C, K, and potassium and are so…

Kids Organic Gardening

Kids can awaken their neighborhood to the need to act in the current environmental emergency by using organic gardening techniques and taking simple steps at home. Planting eco-friendly native plants and fruit trees instead of a lawn in the front yard and using a drip irrigation system, saves water and attracts pollinators. Refraining from the…

Kid Chef Fresh Peach Crumble

In the summer, backyard organic peaches are sweet, delicious, and nutritious. Kids love to eat fresh peaches right from the tree! Peaches are packed with nutrients, antioxidants, and anti-inflammatories and help eyesight, digestion, and bones.  For an amazing treat, kids can slice 3 organic peaches into a 6.5” x 6.5” casserole dish. Add ¼ cup…