Check out these simple ideas to get kids stuck in to some cooking at home. Then celebrate some new-found skills with a delicious meal together.
These easy recipes are a brilliant way to give kids responsibility in the kitchen, and help them feel comfortable prepping, stirring and mixing.
Sweetcorn is always a favourite and this corn salsa is a sure-fire winner with kids. Get even more flavour (and fun) into the dish by rolling the limes around on a work surface before you cut them in half – it’ll help you to squeeze lots more juice out of them.
Kneading the dough to make this flatbread recipe is a great activity for little hands. These flatbreads are lovely just as they are alongside some soup, with a fresh salad or dunked in some homemade dip. Super-tasty, super-fun!
These delicious kebabs are such an eye-catching way to get your little ones eating their veggies. Let them enjoy making colourful patterns with the different ingredients, then serve with the flatbreads above.
This is such a tasty treat and a lovely way to use up overripe bananas – and kids love using a fork to mash the bananas into a pulp! Perfect to wrap up for your next picnic.
HEALTHY LUNCH IDEAS FOR KIDS
Our friend, Lunch Lady, shares her recipes for summer rolls including juicy fruit fillings and crunchy rainbow salad. Lay out your ingredients and let the kids roll their own lunches. Beautiful!
For more easy recipe ideas, for grown-ups and kids, check out the collection of recipes from Jamie’s book 5 Ingredients, here.