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Mar 06
2020
  By Anonymous (not verified)

Kids Can - Oats

When kids help make healthy food, they are more likely to try it.

Show kids how to:

wash veggies under cool running water.
measure liquid ingredients.
cut green onions with kitchen scissors.
grate cheese.

Mar 06
2020
  By Anonymous (not verified)

Kids Can - Rice!

When kids help make healthy food, they are more likely to try it. Show kids how to :

❁ set the timer for cooking rice.

❁ package cooked rice to store in the refrigerator or freezer.

❁ chop fruits, veggies or proteins for a rice bowl.

Mar 06
2020
  By Anonymous (not verified)

Kids Can - Corn !

When kids help make healthy food, they are more likely to try it.

Show kids how to :

❁ pull the husk and silk off the corn.

❁measure ingredients.

❁wash vegetables under cool running water.

Mar 06
2020
  By Anonymous (not verified)

Kids Can - Pork

When kids help make healthy food, they are more likely to try it. Show kids how to:

❁ measure and mix ingredients.

❁ slice veggies on the diagonal, Asian style.

❁ use a long-handled spoon or spatula to stir foods safely during cooking.

Mar 06
2020
  By Anonymous (not verified)

Kids Can - Bananas!

When kids help make healthy food, they are more likely to try it. Show kids how to:

❁ peel bananas. Try starting at the end away from the stem. The skin is less fibrous and easier to pull apart.

❁ mash bananas with a fork. A flat dish or plate might make mashing easier.

Mar 06
2020
  By Anonymous (not verified)

Kids Can - Turnips!

When kids help make healthy food, they are more likely to try it. Show kids how to:

❁ wash produce under cool running water. A vegetable brush works well on turnips.

❁ use a vegetable peeler to remove only a thin layer of skin from vegetables.

Mar 06
2020
  By Anonymous (not verified)

Kids Can - Leeks!

When kids help make healthy food, they are more likely to try it. Show kids how to:

❁ wash produce under cool running water.

❁ measure and mix ingredients.

❁ slice or chop produce on a cutting board by cutting down and away from their fingers and body

Mar 06
2020
  By Anonymous (not verified)

Kids Can - Asparagus!

Asparagus cooks quickly. Cook it until just barely tender. Thicker stalks take longer to cook. Overcooked or reheated cooked asparagus may become bitter and stringy or mushy.

❁ Boil or blanch in enough water to cover the stalks.

❁ Steam over boiling water.

Mar 06
2020
  By Anonymous (not verified)

Kids Can - Strawberries!

When kids help make healthy food, they are more likely to try it. Show kids how to:

❁ wash strawberries under cool running water and pull off the green caps.

❁ cut strawberries into slices, chunks, or even fun shapes. Ripe strawberries cut easily.

Mar 06
2020
  By Anonymous (not verified)

Kids Can - Cranberries!

When kids help make healthy food, they are more likely to try it. Show kids how to:

❁ wash produce under cool running water.

❁ peel fruit or vegetables with a peeler to take off only a thin layer.

❁ measure and mix ingredients

Mar 06
2020
  By Anonymous (not verified)

Peaches - Kids Can!

✿ Peaches are a tasty snack eaten whole, chopped, or sliced.

✿ Add cut peaches to yogurt, cold cereal, or oatmeal to add sweetness and flavor.

✿ Peaches can be mixed into the batter of pancakes, waffles, muffins, or bread.

Mar 06
2020
  By Anonymous (not verified)

Make Whole Grains Easy

Cook grains in large batches to use later:

❁ Divide cooked, cooled grains into single-use amounts in freezer bags or containers. Label and date. Refrigerate or freeze.

❁ Use refrigerated cooked grains within 3-4 days. Use frozen cooked grains within 2-3 months.

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