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Whether you're just getting started or looking to try something new, here are some simple ways to. . .

  • introduce healthy foods in a school or community setting,

  • highlight what kids are learning in hands-on classes,

  • and generate interest in healthy eating!

Simple ways to promote healthy eating 

We’ve found these activities to be fun, easy, and educational—they make great starter activities or enriching add-on’s!

Just download a quick how-to to get started today!

Not sure what to cook first?

Try one of these family-scaled recipes at home!

April 8, 2022

Tikil Gomen (Braised Cabbage)

Español English Tikil Gomen (Braised Cabbage) This Ethiopian-inspired recipe for braised cabbage and potatoes is flavored with garlic, ginger, cumin, and turmeric. Cooking a halved and seeded jalapeño along with…
December 9, 2019

Valencian Salad

Español English Valencian Salad Enjoy with vegetable paella and Mediterranean flatbread. Serves 4 - 6 Ingredients 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon lemon juice ¼ teaspoon…
August 23, 2019

Sunset Salsa

Español English Sunset Salsa Serve with tortilla chips or whole grain crackers. Makes about 2 cups. Ingredients 1 red or yellow bell pepper, seeded and cut into ¼ inch pieces…
January 29, 2019

Ethiopian Lentils

Español English Ethiopian Lentils with Berbere Spice Mix Traditional Ethiopian cuisine is famous for hot spicy food served on top of a soft pancake-like bread called injera. Berbere is a…
January 29, 2019

Cucumber Yogurt Salad

Español English Cucumber Yogurt Salad Enjoy as a side dish with Ethiopian lentils and injera. Serves 4 to 6 as a side dish Ingredients 2 cucumbers, peeled and sliced 1…
January 29, 2019


Español English Injera Traditional Ethiopian cuisine is famous for hot spicy food served on top of a soft pancake-like bread called injera. True injera is made from a very nutritious…
January 14, 2019

Mediterranean Flatbread

(Serve with Sesame Flatbread and Tomato Cucumber Salad) Kids really love to mash, so no need to use a food processor when making hummus! Enjoy as a dip for your…
January 11, 2019

Sweet and Sour Red Cabbage

Español English Sweet and Sour Red Cabbage Enjoy with potato pancakes and homemade applesauce. Serves 4 to 6 as a side dish. Ingredients 1 tablespoon butter ½ red onion, chopped…
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See the curriculum in action!

Simple Tasting Lessons

Watch how tasting lessons invite kids to explore healthy foods in a fun, relaxed setting. With no actual cooking involved, this is an easy first step into hands-on learning!

Cooking Classes

Visit the site of the original BIG little Project, Cooking with Kids, Inc., where educators provide hands-on nutrition education to over 6,000 public school students in Northern New Mexico.

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