Kid Chef Cornbread Minis

Native Americans have been making cornbread for hundreds of years, grinding corn into their flour and meal. They used corn as a major food source, creating grits, mush, soup, tamales, and tortillas. Corn is a good source of fiber, rich in vitamin C, magnesium, and B vitamins. However, since the mid 90’s, corn has been…

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 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…

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…

Kid Chef Pattypan Casserole

Pattypan squash is a summer squash that looks like a yellow flying saucer and is filled with antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. Low in calories, kids can eat the skin and seeds. Organic northern white beans add protein and fiber to the dish. Organic Kalamata olives and sun dried tomatoes add intense flavor and nutrition. Kids…

Kid Chef Organic Orzo Salad

Organic whole wheat orzo is a type of pasta, shaped like long grains of rice, but with twice the protein. The cucumbers are low in calories but high in beneficial nutrients and gives the salad a nice crunch. Sun dried tomatoes are a concentrated source of vitamins and minerals with an intense flavor. Kalamata olives…

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…

Kids cook with Leeks

Leeks are easy for kids to grow in their organic raised bed gardens. Kids in California can plant them in the fall for a late spring harvest. During the growing season, kids need to mound compost and mulch around the plant to create the long white portion that is good to eat, as the sun…

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…