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October is National Pasta Month! Try These 3 Tips for Creative Pasta Meals

October is National Pasta Month! Try These 3 Tips for Creative Pasta Meals

What’s not to love about pasta?  For parents, it is quick, easy, inexpensive and delicious.  For kids, pasta is just plain fun!  Plus it’s healthy too — naturally low in sodium and cholesterol-free, it makes the perfect foundation for pairing with good-for-you foods like nutrient-rich vegetables, fiber-filled beans, heart-healthy monounsaturated oils, antioxidant-rich tomato sauce and […]

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Screen Fed Up with Tips from The Kids Cook Monday

Screen Fed Up with Tips from The Kids Cook Monday

In May, the documentary film Fed Up made a splash in theaters nationwide and The Kids Cook Monday was excited to be part of the action. The film explores how diets high in processed and sugary foods instead of home-cooked meals leads to childhood obesity. We participated in the Fed Up Challenge (to go sugar […]

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3 Tips to Reframe How Your Family Thinks about Healthy Eating

3 Tips to Reframe How Your Family Thinks about Healthy Eating

This post comes to us from Elizabeth Borelli, author of this week’s Snappy Spring Rolls. Parents often feel too overwhelmed to prepare healthy meals, and sometimes we just need to prioritize convenience over really good nutrition.  As a parent, I completely get it.  But I also invite you to rethink the notion that healthy eating has […]

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Bonnie Taub-Dix, RDN, Shares Why Monday Is the Best Day to Teach Your Kids to Cook

Bonnie Taub-Dix, RDN, Shares Why Monday Is the Best Day to Teach Your Kids to Cook

By Diana K. Rice Registered dietitian-nutritionist Bonnie Taub-Dix is one of the nation’s leading health influencers, sharing her knowledge of enduring healthy habits on a host of national outlets such as the Today Show and US News & World Report‘s “Eat + Run” blog, as well as through her book, Read It Before You Eat […]

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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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