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3 Tips to Get Your Family Cooking Together this Thanksgiving

3 Tips to Get Your Family Cooking Together this Thanksgiving

What comes to mind when you think about cooking Thanksgiving dinner? Hopefully, it isn’t slaving over the stove and trying wistfully to prepare multiple dishes at the same time while everyone else in your family enjoys the Thanksgiving Day parade from a comfortable spot on the couch. But if that scenario sounds familiar, or even […]

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5 Ways to Help Your Child Develop a Positive Relationship with Food

5 Ways to Help Your Child Develop a Positive Relationship with Food

This article and recipe were developed by McKenzie Hall, RDN and Lisa Samuel, RDN, consulting dietitians for the National Processed Raspberry Council. Each and everyday, children have the opportunity to improve their health one meal or snack at a time. And while getting your child to eat more fruits and vegetables is certainly a (very) […]

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Join us for a Twitter Party on Monday, October 27th!

Join us for a Twitter Party on Monday, October 27th!

This Monday, October 27th at 5 pm PT/ 8pm ET, we’re teaming up with the National Processed Raspberry Council and Nourish RDs for a fun Twitter party. We’ll chat about cooking with kids, favorite raspberry recipes, and having a healthy Halloween. Plus, don’t miss fabulous raspberry-red kitchen prizes from Kitchen Aid and Le Creuset, including: Raspberry Ice 5-Qt Artisan KitchenAid Stand […]

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The Family Dinner Date Cookbook is Here!

The Family Dinner Date Cookbook is Here!

The Kids Cook Monday aims to help parents with the ongoing dilemma of how to get a healthy meal on the table during busy weeknights. That’s why we’re so excited to announce our latest free resource, The Kids Cook Monday Family Dinner Date E-Cookbook! Each recipe in The Kids Cook Monday Family Dinner Date E-Cookbook […]

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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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