Involving kids in the cooking process

Find ways to involve them in the cooking process

It’s no secret, kids love to be involved.

  • Look for a healthy, kid-friendly cookbook
  • Choose recipes you can prepare together
  • Find ways to involve them in cooking
  • Help them take pride in the outcome
Grocery shopping with your child

Take them shopping

When your kids are old enough, take them grocery shopping with you.

  • Plan in advance some meals you’ll prepare
  • Ask for your kids to choose between 2 different vegetables or fruits
  • Let them help decide which day to prepare “their meal”
Exploring new foods

Let them explore

Help your kids create the dinner menu.

  • Show them how to pick out the ingredients
  • Let them help prepare the meal
  • Encourage their creativity