A recent survey was alarming, when young children were asked where food came from. They thought strange things like potatoes grew on trees? Of course this is not always the case, but teaching children to cook not only keeps them healthy, but gives them skills for life so as adults, they won’t be slaves to the ready-meal industry or fast food restaurants. Here are some good plant-based recipe books (NHS dietitian Sandra Hood to cover calcium, protein etc).
Supervise children with knives etc, and. Avoid nuts and other choking hazards for young children (carrot sticks, hot dogs etc). Read more on food safety for people & pets.
Fantastic Vegan Recipes for Teen Cooks is a fresh friendly voice by recipe developer Elaine Skiadas with easy instructions to create showstopping dishes for the environmentally-conscious young chef. No need for bland or boring with these recipes that can be achieved by novice cooks:
- Sheet pan gnocchi alla norma
- Courgette bread pancakes
- Spinach artichoke quesadillas
- Roasted red pepper pasta
- Indian butter tofu
- Butternut mac & cheese