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…

Teens Choose Water

Teens have been addicted to the sugar in soda and junk food with vending machines in their schools and parks, and oversized drinks at fast food places. These vending machines have been removed from some school campuses, parks, and playgrounds across the country, as pediatricians say just switching water for soda is a major health…

Kids Grind their Spices

Kids can get more flavor and spices last longer and are more potent when they are stored whole rather than after they are ground. Fresh ground spices improve dishes with more nutrients, vibrancy, and aroma. Jarred whole spices are at their best for two years, while ground spices stay fresh for about a year. Mortar…

Kid Chef Coconut Squash Curry

Kids can make a rich nutrient dense organic coconut milk curry with the veggies they harvest from their raised bed gardens. Organic brown basmati rice makes the perfect base for this yummy vegan, gluten free dish.    While the rice is cooking, kids can steam 1 large chopped organic pattypan squash, 2 medium chopped organic…

Kids set the Table

Modern hectic lifestyle has eroded family meal traditions. Table manners can help create that special environment for parents and kids to show gratitude and respect for the meal. How we experience food in our homes and environment, changes our bodies and our metabolic process. When kids grow an organic backyard veggie garden, they are excited…