Cooking and Recipes

The best way to teach kids about eating right is to get them into the kitchen to prepare healthy meals together. Cooking is a valuable life skill that teaches children about nutrition and food safety, as well as building math, science, literacy and fine motor skills.

Encourage your child's interest and excitement in healthy foods by teaching them how to cook safely with this guide of age-appropriate kitchen activities.

Cooking with Kids Videos

Squishy Squashy Eggs


Baby Burritos


Recipe Resources
  • MyPlate Recipes - Search the USDA recipe website for healthy, budget friendly recipes your whole family will enjoy.
  • - An online recipe and nutrition resource for CalFresh (SNAP, or food stamps) eligible individuals and families, though this website is a great resource for anyone who wants to improve their health.
  • MyPlate Kitchen Videos - 16 easy-to-follow recipe videos
  • ChopChop Family Recipes - Healthy breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert and snack recipes
Team Nutrition Cooks!


Scrambled Eggs with Spinach

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