Category Archives: Kidsville Kitchen

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 […]

Why Kids Need Protein and How Milk Can Help

Good nutrition is essential for their child’s health, since developing and maintaining healthy habits as a kid can lead to lifelong benefits.

It’s important for kids to get protein at every meal, especially breakfast. Getting enough protein in the morning can help kids feel fuller, longer, so they can start the day off right. Beyond […]

Homemade Sorbet

Dessert and summer are a match made in heaven. Sweltering summer afternoons might not be comfortable, but any discomfort can be quickly washed away with a refreshing dessert, such as the following recipe
for Kiwi Fruit Sorbet from Lou Seibert Pappas Ice Creams & Sorbets (Chronicle Books).
Kiwi Fruit Sorbet
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Make weeknight meals healthy and simple

Households in which both parents work and kids have school and extracurricular commitments can get a little hectic, particularly on weeknights. Parents who want to prepare nutritious dinners may feel it’s impossible to do so without making elaborate, time-consuming recipes. But there are ways for busy, time-strapped parents to make sure weeknight dinners are both […]

Tips for Perfectly Good Vegetables

One of the highlights of the summer season is the incredible bounty of fresh produce, and grilling these vegetables gives them a smoky, delicious dimension. Chef BBQ Naz, a grilling expert from Broil King, shares some simple tips for flavor perfection.

•When preparing vegetables, slice them to expose as much of the vegetable to the […]

Power UP with a Protein-Packed Breadfast!

You may recognize the importance of protein as part of a healthy eating plan, but if you’re like most people, you may not realize that the time of day you consume your protein matters.

According to the Institute of Medicine, 10 to 35 percent of total daily calories should come from protein. For a 2,000 […]