Category Archives: Kidsville Kitchen

Holiday Appetizers

While the main course is in the oven and guests mingle in anticipation this holiday season, tide them over with simple appetizers the whole crowd will enjoy.

These skewers have something for everyone, with bits of pasta, cubed cheese, pepperoni and veggies!

Appealing Holiday Appetizers

1 package (9 ounces) cheese-filled tortellini,
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Kidsville Kitchen – July 2017

Try Your Hand at Homemade Ice Cream!
Summer is the season for ice cream. Dessert-loving foodies can try their hands at making their own creamy confections, such as the following recipe for “Blueberry Ice Cream” from Lou Seibert Pappas’ Ice Creams & Sorbets (Chronicle Books).

Blueberry Ice Cream
Makes about 1 quart

2 […]

Kidsville Kitchen – April 2017

The start of spring is the perfect time for new beginnings, including a fresh start on eating healthy. The trick is introducing smart eating habits so tasty and easy that your eating plan becomes more a way of life than a short-lived commitment. One easy way to achieve that habit is by adding watermelon to […]

Kidsville Kitchen – March 2017

IRISH STEW FOR ST. PATRICK’S DAY

Though March may mark the of cial arrival of spring, the warm weather synonymous with spring typically does not arrive until April or May.
St. Patrick’s Day celebrants who spend the day outdoors celebrating their Irish heritage would do well to warm up with a hearty meal once […]

KIDSVILLE KITCHEN – FEBRUARY 2017

How to Reduce Sugar In Lunch Boxes

At a time when even yogurt has come under scrutiny for its sugar content, it’s hard to know what constitutes a healthful lunch anymore.
Any way you slice it, too much sugar can be harmful for your health. The American Heart Association (AHA) recommends no more than […]

Connect Kids with Food for Healthy Habits

Even when the weather is colder outside, these tips make it fun for families to learn about where their food comes from and help encourage kids to eat healthy for a lifetime.
1. Grocery shop together, or go to a farmers market. Many cities now have year-round indoor markets where you can select fruits […]

Connect Kids with Food for Healthy Habits

Even when the weather is colder outside, these tips make it fun for families to learn about where their food comes from and help encourage kids to eat healthy for a lifetime.
1. Grocery shop together, or go to a farmers market. Many cities now have year-round indoor markets where you can select fruits […]

Kidsville Kitchen – Truffles

Healthy Holiday Dessert Option

A certain measure of overindulgence is anticipated during the holiday season. Rich foods and desserts are served, and parties are plentiful. However, those who plan to stick to their healthy eating plans can still enjoy tastes of the season without compromising their fitness or dietary goals.
Many recipes can be […]

Kidsville Kitchen

Though apples are enjoyed across the globe, many people associate apples with the United States of America. That’s in spite of the fact that the first apples were cultivated on the opposite side of the world from North America in Asia. There are more than 7,500 known cultivars of apples that produce various characteristics for flavor and appearance. Apples […]

How to Pack Healthy School Lunches and Snacks

Busy parents know that packing healthy lunches and snacks that kids will eat and not throw out or trade day after day is a challenge. For kids with food allergies – which, according to the CDC, is one in 13 kids or about two per classroom – or who attend a peanut-free school, it gets […]