January 16, 2018

In our 1st Winter Session Class, kids learned how to make their breakfast by cooking eggs in 3 different ways (Boiled, scrambled, Fried). Our spotlight ingredients were Eggs and Avocado

Culinary Skill –Kids performed the following activities

1.    Crack an egg

2.    Whisk eggs to make scrambled eggs

3.    Boil Egg

4.    Fry an egg

5.    Cut and peel skin from Avocado

6.    Flip Egg on Pan

Knife and stove sa...

December 12, 2017

Today we enjoyed cooking Japanese Soba Noodle Soup. My family enjoys drinking hot soup on a cold winter day. Kids really enjoy noodle in the soup and this is one of the best ways to encourage them to eat the vegetables cooked in the soup. I am a big fan of Soba Noodles for its health benefits and taste. Once you know more about the nutrition of soba noodles, you’ll want to kick that hard ramen brick and its high-sodium packet to the curb.

Culinary Skills – Ki...

November 18, 2017

Culinary Skills- During this class, the kids read and followed the recipe to prepare the casserole and Turkey Meatballs. Kids were provided with the recipe, cooking tools and ingredients to prepare the recipes by themselves. The goal was for kids to prepare the dish by working together as a team, without any assistant from the instructor. Before starting the preparation, kids read the recipe out loud beginning from ingredients followed by instructions. It wa...

November 7, 2017

Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

As a family, we always enjoy the first rain of the season sitting at home and enjoying hot sizzling comfort food.  Fall season brings in a variety of colorful squash. Growing up, I never really enjoyed eating squash. As an adult, I keep trying new ways to cook squash for my family. Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese is one of the ways I encourage my kids to eat Butternut Squash. The creamy texture and the color of Butternut Squash...

October 25, 2017

Whole Grain Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffin

Halloween is all about pumpkin, and I felt it was the best time to introduce kids to Pumpkin Muffins. I found out that many kids enjoyed pumpkin pie but had never tasted pumpkin muffins. At the end of the class, they enjoyed their creations and finished their muffins.

Culinary Skills – Baking is a fun and relaxing activity for many kids and adults. As part of this class, Kids practiced their measuring skills ensuring...

October 21, 2017

Hello All,

Last week, lots of people celebrated the Festival of Lights -"Diwali." I had a great time with family and friends, eating delicious food and enjoying the festivities. As part of our class, Kids were introduced to Indian food by making Mix Vegetable Indian bread (Paratha).

Culinary Skills- Kids practiced their grating and peeling skills. They grated variety of vegetables (carrots, bottle gourd and cauliflower). Kids were amazed to see how each vegeta...

September 17, 2017

As part of our Food Explorers’ Club Class, the kids made Vegetable Roll-Ups.

Culinary Skills - Kids learnt how to peel, grate and chop with real knifes. They also learnt how to use kitchen scissors to cut fresh vegetables. With the chopped vegetables, they rolled them into rolls. We also made dip with

Nutrition Education- Kids learnt all about Food Groups and we spoke about the foods they used in the class in association with the respective groups. We discusse...

September 16, 2017

As part of our weekly Food Explorers Club Class, our theme was Mexican Food. The kids made Guacamole with black bean and corn salad, along with baked tortilla chips and quesadillas. 

Culinary Skill- As part of this class, Kids got introduced to the portable electric burner to make quesadillas. We discussed kitchen safety rules before using stove and small oven. Each kid cooked quesadillas filled with black bean salad, guacamole and cheese. The kids felt so c...

September 12, 2017

As a part of our Food Explorers Club Class, kids made Power Bites, an amazing energy loaded snack filed with all the goodies. The best part of this dish was that kids got to play around with ingredients of their choice and made it in the form of a granola bar (Needs Refrigeration for 2 hours). Some kids really enjoyed dirtying their hands while making the small ball size bites.

Culinary Skills- As part of this class, we introduced kids to following simpl...

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