Before your children can effectively plan a meal, they need to understand more than just your family’s favorite foods. They need a solid foundation in good nutrition.
Julie Negrin, M.S., a certified nutritionist and the author of Easy Meals to Cook with Kids and the forthcoming How to Teach Cooking to Kids, shares suggestions on how to teach kids safety and hygiene in the kitchen.
How do you know what your child can reasonably do in the kitchen—and what they should be protected from doing?
Now that the kids are out of school, there’s more time for you to spend with them! This is a great time to introduce them to cooking.