It’s time to put your kids to work — in the kitchen!
When kids have a hand in cooking, it makes trying new foods more fun and interesting (and less intimidating).
Make cooking a regular activity and you’ll get to spend more time together, too!
Check out these simple recipes and suggested kid-friendly tasks.
Tomato & Cucumber Salad
4 medium ripe tomatoes
1 medium cucumber
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon rice or red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
Dash of salt and pepper
Directions: Dice tomatoes and cucumber and place in large bowl. Add olive oil, vinegar, salt and pepper; toss to combine. Sprinkle with chopped basil.
Washing the tomatoes and cucumber
Placing each ingredient into the bowl
For more information, visit http://www.superkidsnutrition.com/nutrition_answers/mt_cooking-with-kids.php.