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Holiday Smoothie

This week in class, we made holiday colored smoothies. Fruit smoothies with a handful of spinach. We used frozen fruit rather than ice to keep our smoothies as flavorful as possible. The kids were dubious about the spinach at first, but they couldn’t taste it once everything was blended together. A great way to get […]

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Carrot Cake Cookies

  This week, our students made a classic from the Kids Kitchen recipe archive, Carrot Cake Cookies!  They are a fun Easter themed sweet treat, but we admit to making them year-round because they are delicious and are a tasty addition to a lunchbox. How great it is to see students’ surprise when they realize […]

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Mexican Chocolate Cookies Baking

Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies

These winter months are a perfect time to be exploring kitchen science.  Kids Kitchen Instructor, Paige led Gateway Elementary students though a process of discovery by demonstrating how cooking changes the properties of food. Using a recipe for Mexican Hot Chocolate Cookies which is safe to eat both raw or cooked, students sampled the cookies […]

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Chocolate Drizzled Fruit Cups

Are you ready for Valentines?  A Hallmark Holiday that brings sweets like candy and chocolate into our homes and classrooms.  Want something fresh to serve this Valentines? Start with the colors of fresh fruit such as strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, grapes, pears, or any fruit – and just add chocolate. Lots of people think of chocolate […]

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