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Kid Chef Red Lentil Stew

When kids make this stew, the spices and flavors fill the kitchen with wonderful aromas. Red lentils are high in protein, fiber, and Vitamin B. Kids can add a rainbow of veggies to this dish as each color is a…

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Kid Chef Sweet & Spicy Butternut Squash Soup

Kids love butternut squash because it is bright orange, creamy, and sweet. Butternut squash is a winter squash that needs to ripen completely and has a hard skin. It is rich in beta carotene which is good for skin, lungs,…

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Kids grow Graffiti Cauliflower

When kids grow veggies in their backyard, they can choose unusual varieties and help preserve heirloom seeds. Cauliflower comes in many colors: snowy white, orange, green, and purple. Graffiti cauliflower is a variety of deep purple cauliflower that turns mauve…

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Kid Chef Vegan Cabbage Wraps

Stuffed cabbage leaves are a common comfort dish in many European countries and make a nice presentation on the plate. The lentils give this vegan, gluten-free dish earthiness and the spices give it richness. Kids can cook ½ cup of…

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Kids Cut and Come Again Garden

In the fall in Southern California, kids can plant a vibrant garden of cut and come again leafy Heirloom Greens and tasty Salad Greens for quick stir fries or tasty salads all winter. Lettuces, spinach, arugula, chard, mustard, and other…

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Kid Chef Beet Quinoa Salad

Kids can make this salad bursting with nutrition that is a hit for any holiday party. Quinoa is a gluten free seed that can be cooked like a grain. All the essential amino acids are found in the super food…

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Kids Sheet Pan Meals

A rainbow of veggies gives kids the variety of vitamins, minerals, and nutrients they need for healthy brains and bodies. Roasting veggies on a rimmed stainless steel baking sheet allows the heat to seal and crisp the outside of the…

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