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Pesto Pasta Salad

Pesto Pasta Salad

This easy pasta salad is packed with nourishing greens and basil along with delicious cherry tomatoes and mozzarella cheese. This recipe comes to us from our friends at PastaFits. Serves 8 Cooking Tip ...

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Light and Fresh Egg Salad

The sweet crunch of diced apples offers a fresh spin on egg salad. This recipe is also packed with veggies and uses light mayo and Greek yogurt for a lighter dish. Serve ...

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Baked Eggs in Potato Nests

This is the perfect recipe to celebrate Spring! While birds are outside nesting and chirping, get creative with your family by making nests with hash browns and eggs. This recipe ...

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Potato and Vegetable Curry

Potato and Vegetable Curry

Packed with veggies and flavorful coconut milk and curry paste, this warming recipe is a great way to enjoy new flavors! This recipe comes to us from our friends at the United ...

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Italian Wedding Soup

Italian Wedding Soup traditionally combines greens, pasta and meatballs, but this version packs in the veggies instead of meat! It’s a flavorful option that’s fun to make and eat. This ...

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Homemade Spaghetti Os

Sure, it’s easy to pop open a can of pasta, but this recipe is easy, too! Just cook the pasta, make the sauce and you’ve got a hit the whole ...

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Cheesy Spinach Strata

Strata is another word for layers. This dish layers spinach, eggs, and bread cubes for some gooey goodness to share with the rest of your family. This dish is easy ...

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Grilled Stone Fruit Salad

Summertime salads are a great way to pack a variety of nutritious fruits and vegetables into a single dish that is both sweet and savory. This recipe comes to us ...

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Summer Veggie Quesadillas

This recipe is a kid-approved way to serve up summer produce! This recipe comes to us from our friend Chef Hollie of JoyFoodly. Serve them with your favorite salsa or try ...

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Sweet Potato Corn Cakes

These corn cakes are simple to make yet packed with flavor. The natural sweetness of corn and sweet potatoes makes them enjoyable as a meal or healthy snack. This recipe comes to us from ...

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Beany Cheese-tadas

Delicious mashed beans, fresh veggies and a crispy corn tortilla all in one quick and easy dish? Yes please! This recipe comes to us from our friends at Produce for ...

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Golden Frittata

Golden Frittata

Frittatas are a delicious way to pack protein and veggies into a simple weeknight meal. This version features potatoes, broccoli, bell peppers and onion, plus turmeric for color! This recipe ...

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Nutritioulicious’s Jessica Levinson Chats about Cooking with Kids!

Jessica Levinson is a registered dietitian and the mom of twin girls. She’s a big advocate for getting into the kitchen and cooking with kids, plus she uses Mondays to help keep her family’s nutritious diet on track! We chatted with her to uncover some of her best tips for cooking with young kids and […]

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Real Mom Nutrition Gets Real about The Kids Cook Monday!

Sally Kuzemchak is a registered dietitian nutritionist and mom of two boys. She blogs at the popular Real Mom Nutrition and is the author of the cookbook Dinnertime Survival Guide. She recently decided to take up The Kids Cook Monday with her family so we took the opportunity to ask this nutrition pro a few questions about […]

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Exciting News about The Kids Cook Monday at School!

With the start of the 2016-2017 school year, The Kids Cook Monday has embarked on a partnership with The National PTA. On the success of Kids Cook Monday “Family Cooking Night” events hosted by local school PTA wellness committees and the state-wide adoption of the Kids Cook Monday initiative by the West Virginia PTA, the […]

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Join us for a Chat on Healthy Family Food Shopping!

We’re taking our mission to promote healthy family food to the source…the supermarket, that is! Join us and our friends at Produce for Kids for a Twitter chat on healthy family food shopping this Monday. How can you encourage kids to pick healthy items at the store? What do you do if they beg for […]

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TV Star Sara Moulton on Cooking with Kids and Family Meals

Author, TV star and all-around weeknight meal whiz Sara Moulton‘s newest book is Home Cooking 101 (Oxmoor House). Since we’re all about home cooking here at The Kids Cook Monday, she recently spoke with us about the importance of cooking together and family meals. Your new book looks extremely useful to the home cook! I love […]

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4 BIG Reasons that Students Should Cook in the Classroom

Guest post by Michelle Stern. It’s hard to fathom asking a teacher to integrate even one more activity into their already overflowing curriculum. But what if it was something that could accomplish multiple learning objectives at the same time? On the surface, cooking is something that seems to be more suited to a home kitchen […]

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The National PTA’s Magazine Features The Kids Cook Monday

Across the U.S., the National PTA does the important work of uniting parents, students, teachers and administrators to encourage parent engagement and set kids up for a lifetime of success. The Kids Cook Monday is proud to partner with the PTA at the national as well as local level to help schools become the place where the healthy habit […]

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Introducing Kids Cook Monday Free Printable Calendars!

We’re excited to share our latest Kids Cook Monday resource, free printable calendars! We hope it will help you keep up the healthy habit of cooking and eating with your family every week. Download out the April calendar below and check back in next month for the May edition!

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Commit to Family Meals this Month with these Expert Tips!

March is National Nutrition Month! To celebrate, we’re doubling down on our focus on the importance of regular family meals. But we know it can be tough to get the whole family around the dinner table for a healthy meal, so we asked some of our favorite nutrition experts what their top tips are for making […]

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