Kid Chef Red Potato Salad

Kids can make a healthy potato salad for their Fourth of July party. To create a flavorful potato salad and add extra nutrients, kids can cut the veggies very small and add fresh herbs from the garden. Organic red potatoes have a lower Glycemic Index than most potatoes and are particularly healthy because their skin…

Kid Chef Beet and Red Lentil Wrap

Kids enjoy wraps for lunch, and love the beautiful beet color next to the lettuce greens! Wrapped in a whole wheat tortilla, the secret of this powerhouse dish is to bloom the spices, or gently simmer them in oil. Beets are filled with health giving nutrients and lentils give kids that full feeling with no…

Kid Chef Sweet Potato with Beans

Kids can make a yummy nutrient rich dish with organic baked sweet potatoes and black beans. Sweet potatoes are a wonderful source of beta carotene, with antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and blood sugar regulating and disease fighting nutrients. Their bright orange color and sweetness make them a hit with kids. Black beans are high in antioxidants and…

Kid Chef Mushroom Potato Soup

For those cool Spring evenings, kids can make this comforting and nutritious soup.  Mushrooms are rich in fiber, protein, phytonutrients, vitamins, and minerals, plus they have anti-inflammatory benefits and very little calories. Kids can make this vegan soup with a quart of homemade organic veggie broth or use Pacific Organic Mushroom Broth. Slice 9 organic…

Kid Chef Organic Avocado Toast

Avocado Toast is the latest craze across the country today. But bread and avocados have long been a hit in California and the avocado sprout sandwich on organic whole wheat sourdough bread was the biggest seller at my Health Food Store in 1977. Bread and avocados are a wonderful balance of flavors and nutrients. For…

Kid Chef Cauliflower Pasta Sauce

Kids that are just learning to cook can prepare this easy to make pasta sauce to wow their folks. Cauliflower and peas are a great flavor combination, as well as a nutritional powerhouse. Cauliflower is high in B vitamins, antioxidants, protein, and fiber and peas are filled with heart healthy minerals, protein, vitamin K, and…

Kid Chef Organic Raspberry Pie

Kids can make this awesome organic raspberry pie for a party. When kids grow an organic garden with a raspberry patch, they can harvest abundant berries in the summer. Kids can line a baking sheet with parchment paper, spread out the berries, and freeze thoroughly. Once frozen, pack the berries in a ziplock bag and…

Kid Chef Sweet and Sour Veggies

Kids like this sweet and sour sauce with pineapple chunks. Pineapple is rich in fiber, vitamin C, and contains enzymes that are good for digestion. The breaded and roasted cauliflower florets are nuggets of flavor and nutrition, as cauliflower is full of abundant health benefits in its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory nutrients, fiber, vitamin C, and…

Kid Chef Roasted Radishes

If kids have only tasted radishes raw, cooked radishes will come as a delicious surprise. The heat changes the pungent raw radish into a milder, creamy, tender root vegetable. The roasting mellows the spiciness of radishes, bringing out their sugars for a nutty flavor. Kids can line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. Preheat…

Kid Chef Creamy Garden Greens

When kids grow Swiss chard, kale, spinach, and beets in their organic raised bed garden, they can harvest the greens for a powerful boost of nutrition disguised as this comfort food dish. Garden greens contain antioxidants, iron, calcium, vitamins C, A, K, omega 3, as well as a good source of magnesium, potassium, iron, and…