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…

Kids grow Sprouts

Sprouts contain more nutrients per calorie than any other type of food. Kids can sprout organic whole grains, beans, and seeds that will mature in 3 to 5 days. These sprouts do not need soil or sunshine, will grow in a small space, and cost pennies. Sprouts are the plant’s most nutritious stage with concentrated…

Kids Ferment Foods

Living in this age of processed foods grown with poisons and filled with chemical additives, it is very easy for kids to have their systems thrown out of balance. Introducing fermented foods, with their beneficial living microorganisms, into kids diets can bring the immune and digestive systems back on tract. These healthy fermented foods have…

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…

Kids cook with Root Veggies

Kids can grow root veggies in their organic raised bed garden and have a source for soups, sauces, casseroles, and side dishes. Kids can plant carrots, potatoes, and onions in the fall in Southern California as companion plants in one raised bed in rich organic soil. These popular root veggies can be blended together with…

Kid Chef Moroccan Spiced Rice

Kids love the flavors and aroma of the spices in this dish filled with fresh garden picked organic veggies. Organic whole grain brown rice is rich in protein and fiber, lowers cholesterol, and helps with stomach problems. The rainbow of veggies brings abundant nutrition. Brightly colored fruits and veggies are the magic secret for all…

Kids cook with Chocolate

Kids can eat one ounce of dark chocolate a day with a 70-87% cacao for good health! Ancient Mayan healers proclaimed chocolate as being essential for good health and a cure for many illnesses. Scientists today have proven they were correct about cacao, but not about chocolate candy or other chocolate confectionaries, as these are…

Kid Chef Balsamic Roasted Veggies

Organic Balsamic Vinegar is made from fresh grapes being boiled with the juice, skins, seeds, and stems, unlike wine vinegar. To qualify as balsamic vinegar, it has to be aged at least 12 years in wooden kegs. When kids cook with balsamic vinegar, it gets sweeter, bringing out the sweetness in the organic veggies. Balsamic…

Kids make Kabobs

Kids think eating fruit and veggies on a stick is fun, especially when they make it themselves! Kids can use their favorite foods in a colorful variety. Bamboo skewers work well and can be soaked in water for an hour before grilling or roasting.  Kids can make Rainbow Fruit Kabobs by washing, pealing, and cutting…

Kids cook with Oats

Kids can start their day with a healthy, satisfying bowl of oatmeal and end their day with a cherry cobbler. Oats have the highest percentage of protein and fiber of any grain. Heart healthy oats can help control blood pressure and cholesterol and keep blood vessels healthy. Kids that eat oatmeal for breakfast have more…