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The Kids Cook Monday

September 30, 2013  • 

The Kids Cook Monday initiative encourages families to set aside the first night of every week for cooking and eating together as a family. The campaign’s website provides examples of family-friendly recipes and video demonstrations and kitchen tasks divided by age group along with toolkits for families and educators – making it easy for families to cook and eat together every Monday!

Why family dinner? Research links family dinners to healthier life choices and shows that cooking reinforces skills that help kids succeed, like math, teamwork and following instructions. Plus, when kids pitch in to make meals, they’re empowered to consider the portions, the vitamins and the nutrients of what they’re eating. And since the family that cooks together eats together, parents can check in with their children during dinner.

So start your week off right and make Monday family night in the kitchen! Visit The Kids Cook Monday website to get started.