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Tips for Cooking With Your Toddler, Plus 10 Easy Recipes!

Tips for Cooking With Your Toddler, Plus 10 Easy Recipes!

Kids of all ages love being involved in the kitchen! That includes toddlers, and the key is to find way to nurture their curiosity in the kitchen, develop their fine motor skills, and keep them safe while cooking.  Even better? You don't need special kids' kitchen supplies - just your regular cooking tools! Unlike school-aged kids, toddlers have a few more safety measures that parents and caregivers need to keep in mind when including them in the kitchen. This post includes tips for cooking with toddlers, followed by ten of our family's favourite healthy cooking for children recipes that are practice different fine motor skills and provide a variety of sensory experiences for little chefs. 

Family-Style Ploughman's Lunch

Family-Style Ploughman's Lunch

Are you thinking about trying to make that perfect meat and cheese platter for Father's Day or Dad's birthday? Maybe you're just searching for another easy summer meal, or family-friendly recipe that the whole family will enjoy and have fun with. A Family-Style Ploughman's Lunch, which is essentially a combined cheese board and charcuterie platter, is a easy and impressive looking meal that is delicious and will engage the whole family. Loaded with fruits, vegetables as well as whole grain crackers, breads and cheeses, there's something everyone will enjoy during this mealtime.

Amazing Sausage & Mushroom Empanadas

Amazing Sausage & Mushroom Empanadas

Amazing Sausage and Mushroom Empanadas Recipe. This easy holiday appetizer recipe for empanadas is delicious and is a perfect option for entertaining on New Year's Eve that the whole family will enjoy. The empanadas have a unique flavour that is both savoury and sweet, they are moist with a soft and flaky baked crust, and they will disappear in no time. You can easily swap out the sausage for ground beef or ground chicken, as the seasonings and flavourings in this recipe are very versatile.