Today is Kids Take Over The Kitchen Day, and while you may not leave them completely to their own devices with the stove and mixer, they can still take charge with these kid-friendly recipes from our archives.
This speaks for itself. If your child or children are not quite old enough to use the stove, they can still help with preparation and opt to add ingredients like ham, lettuce or turkey. They can also make good choices about what to have on the side; carrot sticks or low-fat crackers are great options.
It is fall, after all. After you’re done carving pumpkins this season, toast the seeds for a simple snack that can be taken to school or eaten afterwards.
These desserts are great not only for their simplicity but for teaching the importance of moderation (remember, you benefit from the dessert making, too!). Your child will be delighted when they get to make the thumbprint impression before scooping their favorite jam, and will have a lot of fun adding colorful worms to their chocolate dirt.
What are some of the recipes you share with your children or grandchildren? Share with us, and let the kids take over the kitchen!