Cooking with Kids can be enjoyable quality time together, and a cold winter like this is a solid reason to stay indoors and make comfort food, right?! So we started researching for you novel ideas other than slow-cooker a.k.a. “Crock Pot” recipes, and the typical baked goods.
Find inspiration recipes on kidscookingactivities.com (a name we related to immediately! 🙂 ) where fun cold weather recipes like a variety of edible snowballs and snowflakes! can be found as well as soup for the kid chef. A reliable go-to online recipe source Allrecipes.com actually has a page for kid-created and tested “recipes for kid chefs” that we plan to explore! Post your favs in the comments below. More yummy soup ideas: 16 Kid-Friendly Crockpot Soup Recipes from popsugar.com.
For classes: we just found a new one, Foodology, in Plantsville that has virtual classes for all ages — Kids/Tweens/Teens, Adults, and Family. The Fig Cooking School in Milford also has virtual classes and plans to bring back in-person in 2021. Kidalicous in Woodbridge; In Fairfield County’s Aux Delices Foods; for sweet creations connect with Ladybug Cake and Candy Supply, Southbury.
For “contests”: we’re keeping our eyes open for the next ones hosted in 2021.
Nutrition information: for your kids and your family is very valuable, too, so consider educating yourselves through a local program: Wheeler Clinic offers pediatric hands-on nutrition/cooking class taught by a registered dietitian nutritionist. Provided to the community free, the events are held virtually on Wheeler’s Facebook page.
Learn healthy eating and how to make it with Robin’s Healing Kitchen, is about creating delicious, healthy, whole food meals for the entire family. She believes you can make a difference in preventing disease through your own choices and proudly develops “Junior Chefs” in her classes.
AND remember – think about others that have less…kids don’t thrive when they are hungry!