Inviting your kids into the kitchen to cook introduces them to fresh foods and may help establish healthy eating habits. They’ll enjoy the hands on activity and helping mom and dad. If weeknights are too busy, try to cook together on weekends. You can also let them help with prepping their own healthy lunches for school. Here are some recipes that are easy enough that kids can help out:
- Open Faced Enchilada Veggie Quesadillas from TastyKitchen. Younger kids can help sprinkle the veggies on the tortillas and older kids can help cut up the vegetables.
- Balsamic Pork and Apple Skewers from Spoonful. Kids can help mix the marinade and add the apples and onions unto the skewers.
- Cucumber Avocado Caprese Salad from FitSugar. Let younger kids help with washing the vegetables, putting together the dressing and mixing it all. Older kids can also help with cutting everything up