Blog: Cooking with Kids

  • Ideas for cooking as a family on Father’s Day

    The time has come to put on the apron and get cooking as a family for the best dad in the world. Here are four irresistible dishes:   How about an impressive Mediterranean brunch?  Drizzle some extra virgin olive oil onto some seeded bread and add salmon, poached egg, arugula and mozzarella, all washed down with a multicolored smoothie with red berries.    A […]

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    June 18, 2020
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    Seven reasons to celebrate National Olive Day

    Well actually, there are many, many more, but here are seven to get you hooked on these delicious gems: Olives are at the heart of the Mediterranean diet, which means they’re considered one of the world’s healthiest foods. In fact, UNESCO declared them part of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. They’re packed with iron, […]

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    May 29, 2020
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    A STAR salad for kids!

    This cold pasta salad is not only irresistibly delicious and nutritious, but it’s also a quick, easy and fun dish to make with kids. First of all you need to cook some good-quality penne following the instructions on the packet (put the kids in charge of keeping their eye on the timer). Next, cut some […]

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    May 11, 2020
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    Cooking an omelet with kids

    Many people’s first chance to get creative in the kitchen is making an omelet. So here are some handy hints to get kids into cooking this recipe: Use at least two eggs for a decent result. Add a pinch of salt to the egg white before beating. Use a nonstick frying pan. If you don’t […]

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    May 11, 2020
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    A bowling alley… at home!

    Who needs to go to the bowling alley when you can make your own at home? Simply keep all the plastic bottles you use (water, olive oil, drinks, etc.) and turn them into skittles. It couldn’t be simpler! Paint them different colors or give them different numbers. You’ll need ten in total, plus a medium-sized […]

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    April 28, 2020
  • STAR - Steam vegetables

    Steamed vegetables only need one extra ingredient: extra-virgin olive oil

    Steaming is a wonderful way to cook almost any vegetable. Since they’re cooked gently, they keep all their goodness and lose none of their tasty appearance. There’s nothing healthier than grabbing a handful of seasonal vegetables—which is when they’re at their best, creating an explosion of flavours and aromas on your plate—putting them in the […]

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    April 20, 2020
  • STAR - Perfect brunch

    Four great recipes on toast for the perfect brunch

    Brunch brings together the best of breakfast and lunch. After all, that’s where its name comes from: brunch = breakfast + lunch. The perfect brunch is a tasty mixture of sweet and savoury food, while not overdoing the baked goods, simple sugars or fatty foods such as sausages and bacon. How to rustle up a […]

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    April 16, 2020
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    Oven-roasted potatoes: a healthy substitute for fries

    Who wouldn’t give their kingdom for a portion of french fries? We can all agree that they’re amazing. But we all know that if you’re not careful, you can easily put on the pounds. Don’t worry, though, because there’s an equally delicious alternative with fewer calories: oven-roasted fries! They can be just as tasty as fries: […]

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    April 14, 2020
  • Star - VEGETABLE SOUPS FOR KIDS

    Vegetable soups for kids

    There’s no need to complicate things if you want your children to love simple, tasty vegetable soups. Here are four recipes you can make starting with a dash of mild, extra-lightolive oil and topped off with some homemade baked croutons. Bon appétit! Pumpkin, carrot and leek. A classic. If you like, you can swap the pumpkin […]

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    April 6, 2020
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    March 13, 2019
  • Recipes to get your kids to eat vegetables

    Recipes to Get Kids to Eat Vegetables

    In many homes it’s a constant battle to get kids to eat vegetables. Here are some tried and tested ideas to help out.

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    June 14, 2016
  • How to Get Babies and Toddlers Interested In New Flavors and Textures

    How to Get Babies & Toddlers Interested In New Flavors & Textures

    When your baby’s about six months old, you’ll start weaning them off of milk and onto a more varied diet, which means new sources of nutrients for them.

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    June 6, 2016
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