Kids in the Kitchen

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USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

Search for recipes and use tools to build your own cookbooks, healthy menus, and shopping lists.


Recipes for Healthy Kids Cookbook Recipes for Healthy Kids Cookbook

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service

Find recipes featuring foods that both children and adults should eat more of, including dark green and orange vegetables, dry beans and peas, and whole grains.


Kitchen Activities for Kids

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

Get preschoolers involved in the kitchen to overcome picky eating with these tips.


Video: Kids Rock Nutrition in the Kitchen


Recipes from the Video

Check out the recipes featured in the Kids Rock Nutrition in the Kitchen video:


Additional Recipes

Fruit and Vegetable Recipes

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

Use your fruits and vegetables in new and exciting ways with this recipe collection.


Berry Lemonade Ice Pops Milk, Yogurt & Cheese Recipes

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

Meet dairy recommendations in new and exciting ways with these recipes.


Recipes & Menus

USDA. FNS. SNAP-Ed Connection.

Find links to a variety of recipes from SNAP-Ed Connection.


Additional Resources

Seasonal Produce Guide - What's In Season

USDA. FNS. SNAP-Ed Connection.

This guide can help you explore different fruits and vegetables throughout the year. Seasonal produce in your area will vary by growing conditions and weather.


Chefs Cooking with Kids

USDA. FNS. Healthy Meals Resource System.

Find tips, information, and recipes for involving kids in the kitchen from preschool to elementary school and beyond.


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Help children learn more about food safety.