Cooking with Kids Is More Than Making Dinner

Cooking is a fantastic learning activity for kids because it combines hands-on practice, creativity, and the fun of tasting their creations. Cooking helps children develop important skills: 1. Patience: Cooking requires self-control. Kids get to practice following step by step instructions, waiting for things to rise, and waiting on baking times – a great example Read More


The American Academy of Pediatrics recently released a report encouraging early introduction of peanut based foods to prevent allergies. There is a growing body of research that indicates early introduction of peanut-based foods to infants as early as 6 months (after other solid foods are tolerated) can prevent peanut allergies. “There is no reason to Read More

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Apple Taste Test

Need a creative rainy-day activity that’s fun AND encourages adventurous eating? Try an apple taste test! Collect a variety of apples such as: Gala, Red Delicious, Honeycrisp, or Granny Smith. At home, line up the apples and make observations with your budding scientist. What do you see? Is the apple round or oval? Red, green, Read More