National “Cook With Your Kid” Day was Saturday, October 15th and was a great day to invite your kids into the kitchen – something you can still do!
This is an opportunity to bond, teach them about nutrition and just have fun together.
So how do you get your kids to want to do it? It’s simple! Plan to cook their favorite foods together, let them pick a new recipe or just experiment and see what comes out of it. Below are a few recipes to get you started.
Guacamole has always been a favorite at our house, no actual cooking is involved but it still ranks super high on our families list.
At Gluten Free Preppers we find some fun, you guessed it, gluten free recipes. There are cookies, pies and more. Here we present PB&J Tacos because most kids will find it funny to put together ingredients that really do not seem to go together at all.
This Bento Box Bear is simply adorable from Gym Craft Laundry. Is there a teddy bear in your
Perhaps your child wants to try something fancy. How about this delicious Sriracha Almond Crusted Salmon from Peas & Crayons?
We cannot forget the cookies when we are working to peak the interest of the kiddos in the kitchen. How about some Pumpkin Spiced Chocolate Chip Cookies from Namely Marly?
Share the delicious eats and treats that you and your kid have prepared together.
Hashtag it with #LookWhatWeMade and enter to win UNCLE BEN’S® National Cook With Your Kid Day contest for your chance to win $15,000 plus another $30,000 for your child’s school to use toward a cafeteria makeover valued at $30,000.
Contest details are HERE.
If you missed this contest, no worries. There’s always a yummy food contest somewhere to enter. The important thing to remember is the connection with your kids, and the memorable moments with them that you’ll have for a lifetime.
Dr. Elise Cohen Ho