Forget the Mess, Kids Who Cook Can Develop a Lifelong Love of Good Food- Culinary professionals from The Art Institutes say that cooking with
kids can be fun for the whole family with a few simple safety rules and
basic organization. The payoff? Encouraging children to enjoy cooking
can help nurture a lifelong love of good food and eating well.
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How Can I Improve My Child's Eating Habits?- Without even thinking about it, millions of Americans everyday are loading up their systems with sugar and other refined foods that go through so much processing that, by the time they hit our mouths, they're barely recognizable as having started out as anything consumable.
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Kids in the Kitchen: Tools & Skills- It was my daughter Elizabeth who inspired my ideas for a kid friendly kitchen. Being a clever mother, I had assembled cookie cutters, a pizza wheel and an egg slicer for her to use with her play dough so she could play at cooking while I made dinner.
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Kitchen Safety With Small Children In The Home- Kitchen safety should be a concern for everyone, but if you have young children in the home, then guaranteeing a safer kitchen environment for your little ones requires thorough preparation to ward off preventable accidents. Of all the rooms in your home, the kitchen poses the greatest danger to very young children.
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Serving Sizes for Toddlers- Parents often wonder how much food should their little ones (1-2 years old) be eating. Recent media coverage suggests over the past 20 years, restaurants and food companies have been increasing their serving sizes.
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Teach Your Kids to Cook- While there are many reasons for teaching kids to cook -- less expensive than eating out, preserves family heritage, etc, the most important reason is that by teaching your child to cook, you're giving him a better chance to be a healthy grown-up. Enabling your child with the ability to appreciate freshness and to transform ingredients into tasty foods opens their eyes to making wiser choices about what to eat.
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Teaching Kids How to Cook- Supervision is the key ingredient to cooking with kids. All children develop cooking skills at different rates - having an adult introduce cooking skills that match their ability is essential.
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Time with the Kids vs a Home-Cooked Meal? You can have both!- Believe it or not, today's mothers spend more hours focused on their children than the mothers of the 1960s did. While we like to hark back to the Leave It To Beaver halcyon days of mothers greeting kids after school with milk and cookies as an ideal for raising happy children, the reality, according to a University of Maryland study, actually looks better these days.
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Let's Get Cooking!
While there are many reasons for teaching kids to cook -- less expensive than eating out, preserves family heritage, etc, the most important
reason is that by teaching your child to cook, you're giving him a better chance to be a healthy grown-up. Enabling your child with the ability
to appreciate freshness and to transform ingredients into tasty foods opens their eyes to making wiser choices about what to eat...