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Ants on a Log


Ingredients: -2 stalks Celery -Almond or peanut butter -Raisins 1.Wash your hands with soap and warm water before prepping. 2.Wash the celery stalks. Make sure an adult is there to cut celery stalks about 3 inches in length. There should be 8 total pieces. 3.Spread enough peanut butter or almond butter into the groove of the celery. 4.Place the raisins on top so they look like ants (on a log)




Avocado Toast


Ingredients: -Slice of 100% whole wheat, toasted -½ of an avocado -Salt and pepper, to taste Directions: 1.Wash your hands with soap and warm water before prepping 2.Take 100% whole wheat bread and toast it 3.Ask your parent to cut an avocado in half and scoop out the pit 4.Use a spoon to scoop out avocado and put it on the toast 5.Spread avocado with back of the spoon or a plastic knife 6.Sprinkle salt and pepper to taste




Apple Almond Butter Sandwhich


Ingredients: -1 Apple -2 tbsp Peanut Butter, almond butter or sunflower butter -Sprinkle of Cinnamon, optional -2 slices of 100% whole wheat bread Directions: 1.Wash your hands with soap and warm water before prepping 2.Ask for help to slice the apple into rings/circles 3.Spread your nut butter of choice between the two slices 4.Sprinkle some cinnamon if you would like before putting the slices together. 5. Enjoy!




Asparagus Frittata


Ingredients: -2 eggs -1 teaspoon milk -1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil -5 asparagus spears, chopped -1/2 cup mushrooms, sliced -1/4 cup Mozzarella cheese -1 teaspoon garlic powder -Pinch of salt & pepper (to taste) Directions: 1.Wash your hands with soap and warm water before prepping 2.Cut asparagus into bite-sized pieces and mushrooms into slices (young chefs can try with a plastic knife) 3.Heat a skillet to medium and add olive oil 4.Add veggies and cook them for a few minutes 5.Whisk eggs in a bowl with milk, then add on top of veggies in the pan 6.After cooked for a few minutes, flip over in pan, then add seasonings and cheese 7.Cook for several more minutes 8.Serve warm and enjoy!




Apple Nachos


Ingredients: -Apple -Raisins -Peanut butter -Cinnamon Directions: 1.Wash hands with soap and warm water before prepping 2.Rinse apple and cut into slices 3.Melt peanut butter in microwave for 20 seconds, drizzle over apple slices 4.Sprinkle raisins and cinnamon on top 5.Enjoy!





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Berry Shake


Make a healthy Berry Shake with Spoon and Berry Ingredients: -1.5 cups frozen berries & bananas -1 cup milk -1 dash of cinnamon -1 small container plain greek yogurt -1 tablespoon coconut pieces Directions: 1.Wash your hands with soap and warm water before prepping 2.Add frozen fruit, milk, cinnamon, greek yogurt, and coconut to a blender 3.Carefully blend until ingredients are mixed and smooth 4.Add to a cup and drink up! 5.Enjoy!




Biscuits


Make a healthy 100% whole wheat biscuit with Spoon Ingredients: -2.5 cups whole wheat flour -1 tablespoon baking powder -½ teaspoon baking soda -½ teaspoon salt -4 tablespoons cold ghee (or unsalted butter) (cut into ¼-inch cubes) -1 cup plus 2 tablespoons cold buttermilk Directions: 1.Wash your hands with soap and warm water before prepping 2.Preheat oven to 425ºF. Line baking sheet with parchment paper 3.In a large bowl, whisk whole wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt until 4.mixed well 5.Add in the cold ghee or butter pieces (use your fingertips to quickly work the butter into the flour by pressing the butter into the flour between your fingertips - you want the pieces to be the size of small peas) 6.Pour in buttermilk and use a fork to mix until a dough forms 7.Next, take the dough and any leftover flour bits & put on a lightly floured work surface 8.Use your hands to fold the dough a few times/work in any remaining flour (be careful not to overwork dough) 9.Press the dough into a 1-inch-thick circle 10.Use a 2.5 inch biscuit cutter or a lid of a mason jar to cut out the biscuits & place them on the parchment-lined baking sheet 11.Re-form the scraps into a new circle of dough as needed. 12.Bake biscuits for around 10-12 minutes (or until golden brown)




Black Bean Burrito


Spoon wants to teach you his Black Bean Burrito Recipe: Ingredients: -¼ cup of black beans -1 egg -1 small tomato-chopped -1 handful of spinach -1 teaspoon garlic powder -1 teaspoon black pepper -¼ cup of shredded cheese -100% whole wheat tortilla Directions: 1.Wash your hands with soap and warm water before prepping 2.Add all veggies to a heated skillet with olive oil saute for a couple minutes 3.Pour eggs on top & scramble eggs into veggies 4.Add seasonings recommended or any of your choice 5.Add cheese on top 6.Add all egg scramble into your 100% whole wheat tortilla, wrap like a burrito and 7.ENJOY!




Black Bean Quesadilla


Spoon wants to teach you his Black Bean Quesadilla Recipe Ingredients: -¼ cup of black beans -1 egg -1 small tomato-chopped -1 handful of spinach -1 teaspoon garlic powder -1 teaspoon black pepper -¼ cup of shredded cheese -100% whole wheat tortilla Directions: 1.Wash your hands with soap and warm water before prepping 2.Add chopped tomatoes, spinach, and black beans to a heated skillet with olive oil saute for a couple minutes 3.Pour eggs on top & scramble eggs into veggies 4.Add seasonings recommended or any of your choice 5.Add cheese to your 100% whole wheat tortilla, then add all other ingredients 6.Fold into quesadilla and ENJOY!




Berry-Banana Muffins


Spoon has a “berry” healthy muffin recipe: Berry-Banana Muffins Ingredients: -4 large ripe bananas (mashed) -3 cups oats (old-fashioned) -1 teaspoon vanilla extract -Mix-ins of your choice (blueberries, strawberries, coconut, or nuts are great options) Directions: 1.Wash your hands with soap and warm water before prepping 2.Turn oven to 350ºF and grease a muffin pan 3.Mix together the banana, oats and vanilla in a large bowl 4.Add in the mix-ins of your choice & stir 5.Spoon the mixture into your muffin pan (fill them close to the top) 6.Bake for 15-20 minutes and allow to cool for ~5 7.Enjoy!




Broccoli-Cauli Tots


INGREDIENTS: -2 cups broccoli and cauliflower, chopped -1 large egg -¼ cup yellow onion -½ cup shredded cheese (of your choice) -½ cup whole wheat Panko crumbs -1 tbsp rosemary or oregano -Pinch of salt & pepper INSTRUCTIONS: 1.Wash your hands with soap and warm water before prepping. 2.Steam broccoli and cauliflower for 1 minute, then shock with cold water 3.Chop vegetables and add to mixing bowl with the rest of the ingredients 4.Scoop spoonfuls of the mix and shape into "tots" 5.Lay in air fryer (or oven on baking sheet) in one layer and cook for ~20 minutes or until golden brown on 375ºF. 6.Remove, let cool, and enjoy!





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Cucumber, Cheese & Turkey Boats


Ingredients: -6 slices of turkey (nitrate free) -1 cucumber -2 slices provolone cheese or mild cheddar cheese Directions: 1.Wash your hands with soap and warm water before prepping 2.Safely cut the cucumber down the middle, then in half and scoop some of insides out 3.Add turkey and cheese to the inside of the cucumber 4.Enjoy!




Cornbread Muffins


Ingredients: -1 cup yellow cornmeal -1 cup whole wheat flour -2 teaspoons baking powder -1/2 teaspoon salt -1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce -1 cup milk (1-2% best!) -2 eggs (beaten) Optional: Add in fresh cooked corn kernels or jalapeño peppers (if you’d like an extra kick) Directions: 1.Wash your hands with soap and warm water before prepping 2.Preheat your oven to 400 ºF. Spray your muffin pan with nonstick cooking spray or use cupcake/muffin liners. 3.In a large mixing bowl, combine cornmeal, flour, baking powder and salt and mix well 4.Next, add eggs, applesauce and milk to the mixing bowl and mix well to combine all ingredients 5.Fill each cup or liner to just below the top of the cup (about 3/4 full) - this makes around 12 muffins 6.Place the muffin pan into the preheated oven, on the middle rack, and bake for ~15-18 minutes 7.Allow the muffins to cool for ~5-10 minutes




Cucumber-Cauliflower Salad


Spoon: “Cucumber-Cauliflower Salad” Ingredients -1 cup cauliflower, chopped -1 cup cucumber, sliced -1 cup carrots, sliced -½ cup tomatoes, chopped -½ cup feta or cheese of your choice -1 tablespoon olive oil -Salt & Pepper to taste Directions: 1.Wash your hands with soap and warm water before prepping 2.Chop all vegetables 3.Add cheese, oil, and seasonings 4.Toss in large salad bowl 5.ENJOY!




Coco-Cinna-Cherry (N)ice Cream


Spoon: Can you help me make coco-cinna-cherry (n)ice-cream Ingredients: -1 cup frozen cherries -½ frozen banana -½-1 cup almond milk -1 tsp cinnamon -1 tablespoon shredded, unsweetened coconut Directions: 1.Wash your hands with soap and warm water before prepping 2.Place cherries, banana, milk, cinnamon, and coconut into a blender (never touch the blades, they are very sharp) 3.Press blend until smooth (but still thick) 4.Enjoy!




Cottage Cheese and Cantaloupe Combo


SPOON: Have you ever tried my delicious cottage cheese and cantaloupe combo Ingredients: -1 cup plain cottage cheese -½ cup sliced pineapple -½ cup cantaloupe, chopped -¼ cup almonds -1 tsp cinnamon Directions: 1.Wash your hands with soap and warm water before prepping 2.Place cottage cheese into bowl 3.Top with fruits, almonds, cinnamon 4.Mix together and enjoy!




Carrot Chips


INGREDIENTS: ​-10 large carrots, cut into small “sticks” -1 tbsp olive oil -Pinch of salt and pepper -1 tsp paprika -1 tsp chili powder -1 tsp garlic powder INSTRUCTIONS: 1.Wash your hands with soap and warm water before prepping. 2.Chop carrots into "fries" 3.Add all ingredients in large mixing bowl, then toss with seasonings 4.Add all ingredients to air-fryer or oven and cook until crisp 5.Serve & enjoy!




Corn Salad


Spoon: Summer Corn Salad Recipe Ingredients: -½ cup corn -½ cup celery -½ cup cucumbers -¼ cup cilantro -1 tbsp olive oil -½ cup cotija or cheese of choice (mozzarella or feta recommended) -½ avocado -A sprinkle of salt & pepper (to taste) Directions: 1.Wash your hands with soap and warm water before prepping 2.Place chopped corn, celery, cucumbers, and cilantro into a large bowl 3.Add olive oil, cheese, avocado and seasonings and mix all together 4.Sprinkle with salt and pepper to your liking 5.Enjoy this fresh summer salad!




Chia Seed Fresca


INGREDIENTS: ​-4 cups cold water -2 tbsp chia seeds -1 small juiced lime or lemon -Pinch himalayan salt INSTRUCTIONS: 1.Wash your hands with soap and warm water before prepping. 2.Mix together ingredients 3.Stir well 4.Set aside for 10 minutes 5.Stir again 6.Drink and enjoy!




Cinnamon-Date Energy Bites


INGREDIENTS: ​-1 cup oats -1 cup dates (pitted) -3 tbsp chopped walnuts -½ cup canned pumpkin puree -2 tbsp raisins -1 tbsp cinnamon -½ tsp salt INSTRUCTIONS: 1.Wash your hands with soap and warm water before prepping. 2.Blend oats in blender 3.Add the rest of ingredients to blender 4.Blend until thick 5.Roll into small balls and store into fridge 6.Enjoy!





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Dill Pickle Recipe


Ingredients: 10 small-medium size cucumbers ½ tbsp of pink salt ¼ cup distilled white vinegar 3 cups hot water 2 cloves of garlic ¼ medium-large size onion a handful of dill and any other herbs of choice Squeeze of lemon Directions: 1.Wash your hands with soap and warm water before prepping 2.Have a pickling jar clean and ready to go! 3.Peel garlic and onion. Chop garlic into smaller pieces, and slice onion in longer pieces 4.Cut off the bottom part of cucumbers then Slice cucumbers into halves 5.Take herbs, garlic and onions, and layer them in the pickling jar in rotation with cucumbers 6.In a separate container combine hot water, vinegar and salt. Stir well to dissolve salt! 7. Pour this mixture over cucumbers, fully covering them 8.Cover with a lid and set aside to cool 9.Pickles will be ready in about 8 hours to enjoy! (Refrigerate them after)




Dates FilledAlmond Butter


Ingredients: Dates Almond Butter Cinnamon Directions: 1.Wash your hands with soap and warm water before prepping 2.Cut a small opening in dates 3.Add almond butter in the opening 4.Add a dash of cinnamon 5.Enjoy!




Dragon Fruit Smoothie


Ingredients: ¼ cup almonds 1 tablespoon unsweetened shredded coconut 1 cup plain greek yogurt 1 dragon fruit, peeled and chopped ½ cup pineapple chunks ½ cup almond milk ½ banana Dash of cinnamon Directions: 1.Wash your hands with soap and warm water before prepping 2.Blend almonds in a blender until chopped 3.Add coconut until a powder forms 4.Mix yogurt into almond mixture using a spoon then add dragon fruit, pineapple, banana and almond milk 5.Blend until smooth 6.Top with a dash of cinnamon 7.Enjoy!




Dandelion w/ vegetables


Ingredients: 1 pound dandelion greens, washed 1 cup mushrooms, sliced 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved 4 garlic cloves, chopped 1 Tbsp olive oil Salt & black pepper to taste Directions: 1.Wash your hands with soap and warm water before prepping 2.Wash dandelion greens & cut off ends 3.Cut greens into very small pieces (the smaller the better) 4.Bring a medium size pot of water to boil 5.Add dandelion greens and cook for about 5 minutes 6.After boiling the greens, run under very cold to stop the cooking process 7.Heat oil in a skillet over medium-high heat 8.Add garlic, cook for a few minutes 9.Add mushrooms and cook through, then stir in tomatoes (and cook until soft) 10.Add dandelion greens 11.Toss all together until well mixed. Season with salt and pepper to your liking 12.Enjoy!





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Eggplant Parmesan Pizzas


Ingredients: 2 Large eggplants, sliced long ways 1 cup marinara sauce 1 cup mozzarella cheese ½ cup crumbled goat cheese 1 tbsp Olive oil Black pepper to taste Directions: 1.Wash your hands with soap and warm water before prepping 2.Heat oven to 375ºF 3.Slice eggplant then toss slices into olive oil and add to a baking sheet roast eggplant slices for ~20-30 minutes or until soft 4.Add sauce, cheese, and pepper to each slice 5.Put back into oven for ~8-10 minutes 6.Let cool and enjoy!




Egg Salad


Ingredients: 4 hard boiled eggs 1 large avocado 1/4 tsp sea salt 1/4 tsp black pepper 1/4 cup greek yogurt (instead of mayo) 1 tsp Dijon mustard 1 tsp lemon juice 1 tbsp chopped green onion Directions: 1.Wash your hands with soap and warm water before prepping 2.Boil eggs 3.Cut eggs in half and remove the egg yolks to a separate bowl 4.Chop whites 5.Mash yolks in a bowl with an avocado 6.Add lemon juice, salt, pepper, greek yogurt and mustard together and stir together 7.Add in the chopped egg whites and green onion, stir to combine 8.Season with extra salt and pepper per your liking 9.Enjoy!




Eggs- Easy Hard Boile


Ingredients: 10 eggs that have sat in the fridge for a few days (don’t use really fresh) 1 tsp Salt 1/2 tsp baking soda Some water (for pot) Directions: 1.Wash your hands with soap and warm water before prepping 2.Add eggs in a single layer, to a large pot 3.Fill pot with very cold water until all eggs are covered 4.Add salt and baking soda 5.Bring water to a boil 6.Once boiling, set heat to medium and boil for about 1 minute. 7.Cover pot and remove from heat. 8.Let sit, covered, another 10-12 minutes 9.Strain water from pot and put eggs in an ice-water bath until the eggs are cool to the touch (another 10ish minutes) 10.When cooled, give eggs a little crack in the shell before peeling (it makes it much easier) 11.Toss in your favorite salad or eat with a side of tomatoes and enjoy!




Egg Frittata


Ingredients: 6 eggs, cracked 1 cup tomatoes, diced ½ cup mushrooms, sliced ½ cup mozzarella cheese 2 tsp milk or water ½ tsp garlic powder ½ tsp black pepper ½ tsp salt Directions: 1.Wash your hands with soap and warm water before prepping 2.Brush olive oil on & preheat griddle (or large pan) 3.Add veggies to your hot surface 4.Break eggs into large bowl & whisk together with seasonings 5.Add eggs on top of veggies in the hot pan 6.Top with cheese and let cook for 7-10 minutes (or until egg mix looks cooked) 7.Flip over, cook for another few minutes 8.Slice evenly when cooled 9.Serve & enjoy





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Fruit Salad with yogurt


Ingredients: 1 cup chopped fruits (berries, pineapple, cantaloupe, grapes) 1 tablespoon walnuts or nuts of your choice 1 cup plain greek yogurt 1 tsp cinnamon Directions: Wash your hands with soap and warm water before prepping Add fruits together in a large bowl Add nuts Top with yogurt and mix all together Sprinkle with cinnamon Serve & enjoy!




Fries (Carrots)


Ingredients: 10 large carrots, cut into small “sticks” 1 tbsp olive oil Pinch of salt and pepper 1 tsp paprika 1 tsp chili powder 1 tsp garlic powder Directions: Wash your hands with soap and warm water before prepping Chop carrots Add all ingredients in large mixing bowl, then toss with seasonings Add all ingredients to air-fryer or oven and cook until crisp Serve & enjoy!









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Goat Cheese Salad


Ingredients: 2 cups red leaf lettuce, chopped 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon olive oil ½ cup seedless red grapes, halved 2 tablespoons crumbled goat cheese 2 tablespoons chopped pecans Directions: Wash your hands with soap and warm water before prepping Add all ingredients to a bowl Toss together Serve cold & enjoy!




Green Bean Salad with Feta


Ingredients: 3 cups green beans 1 red onion, chopped 1 cup crumbled feta cheese 1 teaspoon oregano 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil 2 tomatoes (cut into wedges) Sprinkle of pepper Directions: Wash your hands with soap and warm water before prepping Bring saucepan of water to a boil Add green beans, bring back to a boil then simmer for ~5 minutes Drain and rinse beans with cold water Cut them in half and transfer to a salad bowl Add onion and feta Sprinkle oregano on top, then season with pepper Add vinegar and oil into a bowl & whisk to combine Drizzle the dressing on top, then add tomatoes Toss, serve, enjoy!




Garden Party Punch


Ingredients 1 ½ cups of orange juice ½ cup of lemonade ¼ cup of pineapple chunks 1 cup of spinach ¼ cup cherries Instructions Wash your hands with soap and warm water before prepping Under adult supervision, cut up pineapple in small pieces. Mix 1 ½ cups of orange juice with ½ cup of lemonade and stir Add ¼ pineapple, 1 cup of spinach, and ¼ cup of cherries into the mix. Blend mixture Enjoy!





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Havarti Rosemary Grilled Cheese


Ingredients: 2 slices Havarti 2 slices 100% whole wheat bread 3 slices of tomatoes (beefsteak or roma) 1 oz fresh Rosemary, chopped ¼ tablespoon olive oil Salt & pepper to taste Directions: Wash your hands with soap and warm water before prepping Heat medium-sized skillet to medium heat While it is heating, place cheese, most of the rosemary and tomatoes in between slices of bread as a sandwich Add butter or ghee with the rest of the rosemary to skillet Place sandwich on the heated pan and cook for ~5 minutes or until golden Flip the sandwich to cook/melt the other side; Cook for ~5 more minutes Let it cool for a few minutes before diving in. Enjoy!




Hummus Veggie Wraps


Ingredients: 4-100% whole wheat tortillas 1 cup hummus ½ cucumber, sliced 2 small tomatoes, sliced 1 avocado, sliced thinly 1 bell pepper, sliced thinly 1 cup carrots, sliced thinly 1 cup mixed greens 1 tablespoon olive oil Salt & pepper to taste Directions: Wash your hands with soap and warm water before prepping Warm tortillas in a microwave for 8-10 seconds; Spread about 1 tablespoon of hummus onto each tortilla Add the sliced cucumber, tomato, avocado, bell pepper, and carrots onto tortilla Top other veggies with mixed salad greens, then drizzle with olive oil, salt & pepper Roll tightly in a burrito shape (tuck in the edges) Slice in halves Serve and enjoy!




Hearty Vegetable Soup


Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 2 cups tomato sauce 1 ½ cup vegetable broth 1 cup tomatoes, chopped 1 cup black beans 1 cup chickpeas 1 cup bell peppers, chopped 1 cup whole wheat noodles, cooked 2 tsp oregano 2 large carrots, chopped Instructions Wash hands with soap and warm water before prepping In a large pan, add olive oil and set to medium heat Add tomato sauce and oregano and stir Slowly add in vegetable broth and turn up heat to boil Add bell peppers and carrots, and bring down heat to low Cover and let cook for 10 minutes After 10 minutes, uncover and add noodles, black beans, tomatoes and chickpeas. Cook for 10 minutes Remove and Enjoy!





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Iceberg wedge with shrimp & dill


Ingredients: 1 cup Greek yogurt 2 tbsp avocado 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce 2 tablespoons garlic, minced 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 cup fresh dill, chopped 3/4 cup cucumber, diced 1/3 cup red onion, diced 1 pound cooked shrimp (previously frozen is fine, remove tails), roughly chopped 1 head iceberg lettuce, cut into 4 wedges Directions: Wash your hands with soap and warm water before prepping In a large bowl, whisk the yogurt, avocado, hot sauce, garlic, salt, pepper, and dill until combined and smooth (Adjust seasoning to your liking) Add in the cucumber, onion, and shrimp; Stir gently to coat with dressing Tear the first few top layers off of each lettuce wedge to create a pocket and place on individual plates Fill each with the shrimp mixture Garnish with a little extra fresh dill Serve cold or room temperature and ENJOY!




Insects (Spiders)


Ingredients 8 pretzel sticks 1 tablespoon of butter of choice: Almond butter, sunflower butter, or peanut butter 1 teaspoon of chia seeds Instructions Wash your hands with soap and warm water before prepping Take 1 teaspoon of chia seeds, and sprinkle on top of the 1 tablespoon of peanut butter Insert pretzel sticks into and around the peanut butter Enjoy!




Instant zucchini boats


Ingredients ¼ cup ricotta cheese 1 large zucchini 4 oz Ground turkey ¼ cup tomato sauce Instructions Wash hands with soap and warm water before prepping Preheat oven to 400 degrees Using a skillet, add olive oil to pan on low heat Add ground turkey to the pan and let cook for 10 minutes Under adult supervision, cut zucchini in two halves Spoon out half of the zucchini meat Place zucchini halves to baking pan Add ground turkey into each zucchini half Add tomato sauce to tops of ground turkey Sprinkle ricotta cheese Cook in oven for 5-10 minutes Remove, and Enjoy!





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Jackfruit tacos w/ salsa


Ingredients: “Meat” 16 oz can green jackfruit in water (drained & rinsed) 1/2 yellow onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 splash water & ~½ cup more Juice from 1 orange 1.5 tbsp Mexican seasonings 1 pinch red pepper flakes 1 pinch sea salt, to taste 1 lime, cut into quarters 1 lemon, cut into quarters 1 tbsp olive oil 6 corn tortillas “Salsa” 2 large oranges 2 tbsp lemon juice, freshly squeezed 2 green onions, chopped 1 chili pepper, chopped 1/3 cup cilantro leaves, roughly chopped 1 pinch sea salt, to taste Directions: Wash your hands with soap and warm water before prepping Heat pot over medium on medium and add a splash of water; Saute onion with a pinch of sea salt until “clear” (~5 minutes) Stir in garlic, red pepper flakes, seasonings and the jackfruit Pour in the extra water and juice of the orange and bring to a simmer; Cover with lid and cook on medium-low heat for ~45 minutes or until the jackfruit is tender Season to taste with salt and remove from heat Using the back of a fork press down on the jackfruit - It will fall apart and shred into thin pieces Preheat oven to broil. Put the shredded jackfruit together with all the juices from the fruits in one layer then broil for a few minutes until crispy at the edges Remove from the broiler and drizzle them with a little olive oil (for meaty carnitas flavor) Salsa Safely cut the peel and pit off of the oranges; Slice and dice into cubes and put in a bowl with the scallions, chili pepper and cilantro Season to taste with salt and a squeeze of lemon juice Warm up the corn tortillas to your liking then add the jackfruit “carnitas” and salsa Enjoy!




Jalapeno Cheese Dip


Ingredients 1/2 Jalapeno pepper 1 tablespoon cream cheese Instructions Wash hands with warm water before prepping Under adult supervision, cut ½ jalapeno pepper into small pieces In a small bowl, mix the small pieces of jalapeno pepper with the cream cheese. Enjoy!




Vegetable Jambalaya


Ingredients ¼ cup olive oil 1 medium onion, sliced 1 stalk celery, chopped 2 medium carrots, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp paprika 1 tsp cayenne pepper 1 tsp pepper 1 tsp oregano 2 cups vegetable broth 1 cup black beans 4 tomatoes, chopped 2 jalapenos, chopped 1 cup brown rice, cooked' Instructions Wash hands with soap and warm water before prepping Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat Add onion, celery and carrots Stir for 6 minutes Add garlic, paprika, cayenne pepper, pepper and oregano to the pan Add broth then cover pan, and reduce heat to low Let simmer for 4 minutes Uncover and add black beans, brown rice, jalapenos and tomatoes Increase heat and bring to boil Cook for additional 10 minutes Remove and Enjoy!





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Kimchi Fried Rice


Ingredients: 1.5 cups jasmine rice 1 cup kimchi, coarsely chopped and 2 tablespoons juices reserved* 3 tablespoons reduced sodium soy sauce 1 tablespoon gochujang (Korean red pepper paste) 1 tablespoon sesame oil 2 tablespoons canola oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 small onion, diced 2 teaspoons freshly grated ginger 1 (3.5-ounce) package shiitake mushrooms, sliced 1 cup matchstick carrots 1/2 bunch kale, stems removed and leaves chopped 4 fried eggs 1/4 cup nori strips 2 green onions, thinly sliced 1 tablespoon black sesame seeds Directions: Wash your hands with soap and warm water before prepping Add spinach to a bowl Chop celery and strawberries, then add on top of spinach Add feta, walnuts, balsamic, olive oil, and lemon juice Top with freshly ground black pepper Toss, serve, enjoy!




Kale Smoothie


Ingredients 1 cup of kale ½ banana 1 cup almond milk 8 ice cubes Instructions Wash hands with soap and warm water before prepping Mix ingredients together and stir Add mixture into a blender Blend until consistency is thick Enjoy!




Kettle Chips


Ingredients 1 large golden yukon potato ½ tablespoon olive oil 1 stalk of green onion Instructions Wash handles with soap and warm water before prepping Preheat oven to 350 degrees Wash the yukon potato and stalk of green onion under warm water Under adult supervision, slice large yukon potato into little slithered wedges Cut 1 stalk of green onion into little pieces Add the slithers of potato into an oven pan Add olive oil across the potatoes wedges evenly Add pieces of green onion to the top of the potatoes Cook for 5- 10 minutes or until potato wedges are golden to a crisp Enjoy!





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Lemon Leeks and Sprouts


Ingredients: Trimmed leeks (12 oz.) Light vegetable stock Trimmed brussel sprouts (8 oz.) Fresh lemon juice (2 tbsp) Salt and pepper Instructions: Parental Supervision Required Wash your hands with soap and warm water before prepping. Place the leeks in a pan and add the stock Bring to a boil, cover, and simmer for 5 minutes Stir, cover and simmer for another 4-5 minutes Drain and then add salt and pepper. Enjoy!




Little Sauteed Cinnamon Apples


Ingredients 2 Large Green or Red apples 2 teaspoons of Cinnamon 1 tablespoon olive oil Instructions Wash hands using soap and warm water before prepping Under adult supervision, chop apples into small dicesIn a small pan, add 1 tablespoon of olive oil and heat on medium flame Add diced apples to the heated pan, and cook on medium on stove top for two minutes. Stir in 2 teaspoons of cinnamon until it is evenly distributed Saute until apples brown slightly Enjoy!









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Mango Chia Pudding


INGREDIENTS: 1.5 cups fresh Mango, cubed 1/2 cup Chia Seeds 2 cups coconut milk INSTRUCTIONS: 1) Wash hands with soap and warm water before prepping. 2) With the help of an adult, add half of the mango to the blender and make into a purée. 3) Add chia seeds, coconut milk, and puréed mango to a mixing bowl and whisk together. 4) Then mix in the chopped mango; Save a few chunks for topping. 5) Put into the fridge for 15 minutes and then take out to stir, then add back for another 15 minutes. 6) Top with extra mango & ENJOY!




Muffins


Ingredients 2 cups flour ¾ cup white sugar 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 cup milk 1 egg ¼ cup olive oil Instructions Wash hands with soap and warm water before prepping Preheat oven to 400 degrees Stir flour, baking powder and sugar into a bowl. Add in the milk and oil In small bowl, beat egg and add to mixture Stir until there is a thick consistency Pour batter into paper lined muffin cups Bake for 25 minutes or until golden Enjoy!




Mini pizza bagels


Ingredients ¼ cup of tomato sauce ½ teaspoon italian herbs ½ teaspoon garlic powder 1 whole wheat bagel ¼ cup mozzarella cheese Instructions Wash hands with soap and warm water before prepping Preheat oven to 400 degrees In a bowl, mix italian herbs, garlic powder and tomato sauce and stir. Place bagels halves ion a cookie sheet, and spread the sauce on each half Sprinkle the mozzarella cheese on top Bake for 10 minutes Enjoy!





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Nut butter Nectarine Toast


ingredients: 1 nectarine, sliced 1 tbsp nut butter (of your choice) 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 slice of 100% whole wheat toast Directions: Wash your hands with soap and warm water before prepping Spread a spoonful of nut butter onto your toast Top with nectarines & cinnamon. Enjoy!




Nacho Cheese Sauce


Ingredients ½ tablespoon olive oil 2 tbsp flour 1 cup whole milk ⅛ tsp cayenne pepper 6 oz shredded cheddar cheese Instructions Wash hands with soap and warm water before prepping Add olive oil in a medium sized skillet over medium heat Add in flour Add milk and whisk Raise the heat and bring to a boil Once milk has boiled, reduce heat to low to simmer Add cayenne pepper and whisk Turn off heat and stir in shredded cheddar cheese until cheese melts Enjoy!




“Nice” Cream


Ingredients 2 frozen bananas ½ cup almond milk Instructions Wash hands with soap and warm water before prepping Add bananas and almond milk into a blender Blend until consistency is thick Place in freezer for ten minutes Remove and scoop Enjoy!





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Overnight Oats


INGREDIENTS: 1 cup oats 1 cup almond milk 1 tsp cinnamon ½ cup fruits (fresh or frozen) of your choice ⅓ cup chopped walnuts INSTRUCTIONS: Wash your hands with soap and warm water before prepping. Mix oats & milk together; Add to the bottom layer of a jar. Add fruits, cinnamon & nuts on top. Mix and seal; Let sit for a couple hours in the fridge. Enjoy chilled.




Oven Baked Veggies


Ingredients 1 zucchini 1 small yellow squash 1 Large carrot 1 tablespoon margarine, melted ¼ cup bread crumbs Instructions Wash hands with soap and warm water before prepping Preheat oven to 450 degrees Under adult supervision, cut zucchini, yellow squash and carrot into small slices Add all vegetable slices onto a cooking pan Drizzle melted margarine onto all slices evenly Sprinkle bread crumbs on all slices evenly. Cook in oven for 10-15 minutes or until bread crumbs begin to brown. Enjoy!




Oat Energy Balls


Ingredients 1 cup rolled oats 1 tbsp chia seeds 1 tbsp flax seeds 3 tbsp peanut butter 1 tsp vanilla extract Instructions Wash hands with soap and warm water before prepping In a large bowl, add chia seeds, flax seeds and rolled oats Stir Add peanut butter and vanilla extract Mix until the ingredients hold together Once ingredients form a dough consistency, begin to form small round balls Add balls to plate and place in fridge for 30 minutes ‘Take out and Enjoy!





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Roasted Pumpkin Seeds


INGREDIENTS: 1 cup Pumpkin seeds 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon pepper INSTRUCTIONS: Wash your hands with soap and warm water before prepping. Mix all ingredients in a bowl. Spread seasoned seeds on baking sheet. Roast for about 30 minutes or until golden and enjoy!




Parmesan Glazed Walnuts


Ingredients 1 ½ cup walnut halves ½ tablespoon olive oil ¼ cup parmesan cheese, shredded Instructions Wash your hands with soap and warm water before prepping Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spread nuts in a shallow baking pan Bake for 10 minutes Take out nuts, add olive oil to tops of nuts Sprinkle parmesan cheese on the tops of the nuts Bake for 3 to 4 minutes or until cheese is melted Enjoy!




Blueberry Pancakes


Ingredients 1 cup flour 1 egg 1 tbsp olive oil 1 cup milk ½ cup blueberries Instructions Wash hands with soap and warm water before prepping In a large bowl, stir in flour and add the egg to mixture Add milk slowly and stir until batter is smooth Heat a pan on medium and add 2 tablespoons of batter into the pan The batter should start to sizzle Add blueberries to the top of batter Loosen the edges of the batter with a spatula. The batter should flatten out Flip pancake Leave pancake for 2 minutes Remove from heat and Enjoy!





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Quesadilla


Ingredients ¼ cup shredded cheddar cheese 1 whole wheat tortilla ½ tablespoon olive oil Instructions Wash hands with soap and warm water before prepping In a large skillet add olive oil Add tortilla into the pan until air pockets form Flip tortilla Sprinkle cheese on top of tortilla Lower heat and cover pan After one minute, fold tortilla in half Cook until it is slightly brown Remove quesadilla from pan and cut into wedges Enjoy!




Queso Dip


Ingredients: ½ tablespoon olive oil 1 tbsp all-purpose flour 1 cup unsweetened coconut milk 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese 3 tbsp plain greek yogurt 1 cup, pico de gallo Directions: Wash hands with warm water and soap before prepping Add olive oil in a saucepan over medium high heat Mix in flour, then add coconut milk. Stir for about 5 minutes until lightly thickened Stir in cheese for 1-2 minutes Stir in greek yogurt for about 1 minute Stir in pico de gallo Enjoy with whole wheat tortilla chips or vegetables!





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Garlic Roasted Radishes


Ingredients 1 pound radish ½ tablespoon of olive oil ½ teaspoon salt & ¼ teaspoon pepper 2-3 garlic cloves minced ¼ teaspoon dried parsley Instructions: Parental Supervision required Wash your hands with soap and warm water before prepping. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Carefully chop radish. Mix with olive oil and salt and pepper and place in baking dish. Put in oven for 20-25 minutes and mix every 10 minutes. Add in garlic and dried parsley. Bake additional 5 minutes. Finished!




Stuffed Red Peppers


Ingredients 3 red bell peppers 1 teaspoon olive oil ¼ cup onion, chopped 1 pound ground beef or turkey -1 tsp garlic powder ½ cup tomato sauce ½ cup mozzarella cheese ¼ cup parsley Instructions Wash hands with soap and warm water before prepping Preheat oven to 350 degrees Coat large pan with cooking spray Slice tops off peppers and remove the ribs from the inside Place peppers cut side down on the pan Bake for 25 minutes While peppers are cooking, prepare the filling Heat olive oil in pan over medium heat Add ground meat and mix until meat is fully cooked Add onion and garlic powder and let simmer Remove peppers from oven and turn them over to fill each one with beef mixture Top filled pepper with mozzarella cheese Place back in oven for 10 minutes Enjoy!





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Summery Strawberry Salad


Ingredients: 1 cup spinach 1 cup strawberries, sliced in half ½ cup celery, chopped 1 cup crumbled feta cheese ¼ cup walnut halves 1 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon cup extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp lemon juice (freshly squeezed) Sprinkle of pepper Directions: Wash your hands with soap and warm water before prepping Add spinach to a bowl Chop celery and strawberries, then add on top of spinach Add feta, walnuts, balsamic, olive oil, and lemon juice Top with freshly ground black pepper Toss, serve, enjoy!




Summer Squash Casserole


Ingredients: 2 cups summer squash (zucchini & yellow squash), thinly sliced 1 cup tomatoes, diced 2 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp salt, divided ½ tsp ground black pepper ⅓ cup Parmesan cheese, freshly grated ⅓ cup whole wheat breadcrumbs ¼ tsp garlic powder 1 tbsp fresh parsley, finely chopped Directions: Wash your hands with soap and warm water before prepping Preheat oven to 350ºF Cut the squash and zucchini Add ¼ teaspoon salt over each slice and let sit for several minutes. Wipe away any extra moisture from the squash Layer the zucchini and squash in a baking dish and sprinkle with the rest of the salt and pepper Add the tomatoes in Whisk together breadcrumbs, parmesan cheese, and garlic powder. Sprinkle on top of the zucchini and squash. Cover the dish with aluminum foil and bake in preheated oven for ~30 minutes Once baked for that long, set to broil for ~3 minutes extra or until the topping becomes crispy Let cool a few minutes and enjoy!




Swiss Chard Crustless Quiche


Ingredients: 1 teaspoon olive oil 1/2 sweet onion, chopped 1/2 bunch of swiss chard 2 1/2 cups shredded cheese 4 eggs 1 cup milk (1% or 2%) Pinch of salt & pepper Directions: Wash your hands with soap and warm water before prepping Preheat oven to 375ºF Wash, dry, and cut off very ends of stems of swiss chard; Then chop the leaves Add onion and Chard to the oil, sauté until stems are soft Grate cheese (any of your choice!) Whisk eggs. Add milk & cheese; Fold into the vegetable mixture Add pepper to taste Pour into pie dish that has been sprayed with nonstick spray Bake for 35-45 minutes (or until golden brown) Serve & enjoy; Pair with 100% whole grain toast!





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Tuna Salad Toast


Ingredients: 1 can of tuna, drained 1/2 avocado, ripe and mashed juice from 1/2 lemon ¼ cup scallions, thinly sliced 1 hard boiled egg + 1 extra egg white, chopped 1 tbsp fresh dill a dash of Cajun seasoning to taste 1/2 of ripe tomato 1 slice 100% whole wheat toast Directions: Wash your hands with soap and warm water before prepping. In a large mixing bowl, add tuna, avocado, lemon juice, scallions, eggs, dill, and cajun seasoning; combine well Slice tomatoes and add on top of toast Scoop tuna salad on top of tomato Enjoy!




Trail Mix


Ingredients: ¼ cup almonds ¼ cup unsweetened coconut flakes ¼ cup raisins Directions: Wash your hands with soap and warm water before prepping. Mix all together in a jar. Enjoy!




Tasty Porridge


Ingredients ½ cup of oats 1 cup almond milk ¼ banana 1 tsp cinnamon 2 oz raisins Instructions Wash hands with soap and warm water before prepping Place oats in a pan with almond milk; cook over high heat When oats start to thicken, reduce heat to in low Add in raisins, cook for 2 minutes Remove from heat; stir in banana and cinnamon Enjoy!





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Vegan Ube Ice Cream


Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups coconut milk, full-fat 1/2 cup purple sweet potato puree or 3/4 cup chopped, boiled purple sweet potatoes 2 tsp vanilla extract
Instructions: Mix all the ingredients, together in a blender and mix until smooth. Pour into a saucepan and bring to a boil. Once boiling, remove from the heat and whisk until smooth and thickened. Stir in the vanilla. Pour into a container and chill overnight. After chill, enjoy and eat!





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Vegetarain Quinoa


Ingredients: Half a cup quinoa A cup water 2 cups green vegetables (broccoli, bell pepper, etc) One carrot One - Two tablespoons of olive oil (or any vegetable oil) Directions: Wash your hands and vegetables Boil water and add quinoa for about 8-12 minutes Peel and cut the carrot Cut the vegetables no larger than an inch Add them to saucepan with two tablespoon of olive oil Enjoy!





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Watermelon Pizza


Ingredients: Watermelon Yogurt Blueberries strawberries Directions: Wash your hands with soap and warm water before prepping Rinse fruit Slice watermelon into pizza shape cuts Add yogurt and fruit of your choice on top Enjoy!





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Xigua Popsicles


Ingredients: 1 ½ cups xigua watermelon ½ cup water 1 tablespoon lemon juice Instructions: Adult Supervision Required Blend xigua watermelon, water and lemon juice,together in a blender until smooth. Pour mixture into ice pop molds and freeze about 2 hours Run hot water over ice pop molds to take out and eat!





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Yam Fries


Ingredients: 2 large unpeeled yams 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1⁄4 teaspoon pepper Instructions: Adult Supervision Required Wash your hands! Scrub potatoes; cut each into thin strips (1/4 inch). Combine oil and next 3 ingredients in a large bowl; stir well. Add potatoes and toss well to coat. Arrange in a single layer on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray. Bake at 425F for 25 minutes or until browned, turning potatoes after 15 minutes.




Yogurt Parfait


Ingredients: Plain greek yogurt Granola Strawberries Blueberries Directions: Wash hands with warm water and soap before prepping Rinse fruit Scoop ½ greek yogurt into bowl Sprinkle 2 tablespoons granola on top Add fruit





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Roasted Zucchini


Ingredients: 2-3 zucchini ⅓ cup of Olive Oil (or any vegetable oil) Salt, pepper, and any other seasonings you like Instructions: Adult Supervision Required Wash your hands with soap and warm water. Wash the zucchini too. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Slice the zucchini into thick “coin” shapes (so it won’t get mushy). Lightly spread olive oil onto each zucchini coin and place onto a pan Sprinkle your seasonings over the pan of zucchini slices. Roast in the oven for 20 minutes Enjoy!