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Kids in the Kitchen

Kids are "Cooking up Good Nutrition" by practicing in the meal preparation process...everything from shopping in the grocery store, to meal planning and preparation in the kitchen.

Get involved and learn about good nutrition and healthy eating. Learn about the benefits of eating more fruits and vegetables. Learn how to avoid foods with empty calories, foods with no nutrition value.

Getting involved in the kitchen is fun! There are plenty of fun ways to liven up snack time using healthy fruits, vegetables and cheeses. You will love creating and eating fun-to-make snacks with your kids in the kitchen!

Videos for Healthy Easy-to-Make Recipe Ideas

Healthy Snacks - Dessert Alternatives - Easy Fruit Whips

Registered Dietician and SuperKids Nutrition Founder and Creator of the Super Crew ®, Melissa Halas-Liang guides a team of young chefs through the fun-filled process of making nutrition snacks using fruit. Whipping frozen fruit into ice cream makes a naturally nice cream dessert!!

Easy Fruit Whip Video

Healthy Meals - The Secret of Sneaking in Vegetables

Registered Dietician and SuperKids Nutrition Founder and Creator of the Super Crew ®, Melissa Halas-Liang, shows us how to increase vegetable servings in your kids' diet while still eating many of the foods you already enjoy. By using vegetable purees, you can amplify the nutritional value of many favorite store-bought or homemade foods, such as salsa, soup, or tomato sauce.

Sneaking in vegetables video


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