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Black Bean Meatless Balls and Zucchini Noodles

Black Bean Meatless Balls and Zucchini Noodles

Zucchini noodles, or “zoodles,” give this meatless dish a unique twist. Alternatively, serve these zesty meatballs over your favorite starch, such as pasta or quinoa. This recipe comes to us from...

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Sweet Potato Mac and Cheese Bake

Sweet Potato Mac and Cheese Bake

Mac and cheese is a meatless meal that most people love, but how can it be more nutritious? By using whole wheat noodles and adding sweet potato into the cheese...

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Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Soup

Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Soup

Savor the season with this warm and comforting soup. The “chips” are produce-packed too, made from carrots! This recipe comes to us from our friends at Produce for Kids. Cooking Tip of...

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Tomato and Mushroom Pizza with Salad

Tomato and Mushroom Pizza with Salad

This delicious pizza is topped with mushrooms and seasoned with thyme and basil, and served with a salad with homemade dressing on the side.

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Help Your Child Eat STEM for Breakfast

Help Your Child Eat STEM for Breakfast

When kids get into the kitchen to cook and eat regular meals with their families, they reap many benefits, including a stronger sense of confidence and a greater willingness to try new foods.

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How Monday Family Dinners Can Lead to Family Togetherness & Healthier Life Choices

How Monday Family Dinners Can Lead to Family Togetherness & Healthier Life Choices

Want to learn more about the benefits of Kids Cook Monday? Our Partnerships Coordinator, Nara Sandberg, wrote about the evidence showing cooking and eating together as a family has a positive effect on kids’ health, wellness, and performance in school and about our recent Kids Cook Monday event at P.S. 32 in Brooklyn for the Epoch […]

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Announcing The Kids Cook Monday Family Dinner Date Newsletter!

Announcing The Kids Cook Monday Family Dinner Date Newsletter!

Each week at The Kids Cook Monday, we post a new recipe that’s perfect for cooking as a family. We also share lots of resources to make it easier for families cook together, such as cooking tasks for different age groups. Now, to make the family cooking and dining experience even more fun and educational for […]

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The Simple Action That Helps Children Make Better Food Choices

The Simple Action That Helps Children Make Better Food Choices

By Alice Knisley Matthias— What is one simple step to make sure your children will grow up to make smart food choices, get good grades in school, maintain a healthy weight, and be less likely to try drugs? It’s something as simple—and easy to pull off—as making dinner with your children in the kitchen and sitting down to […]

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