Kids in the Kitchen!

April 29, 2020 | Newsletters

We hope you and your family are staying safe. As we’ve all worked to figure out our at-home routines, we’ve noticed a common thread among many families. People are doing A LOT more cooking! From sourdough starters and simmer-all-day soups to elaborate brunches and fancy cocktails, people are making the most of the kitchen in these uncertain times.

At the same time, we know many families are looking for fun activities to pass the time and teach kids about healthy living. So why not get kids involved in the kitchen? Part science, part math, and all fun, cooking offers all kinds of valuable lessons for kids of all ages. Read on for a few recipes perfect for getting kids excited about spending quality time in the kitchen!

Mashed Potato Spinach Bake: When it comes to kitchen activities, nothing’s more fun than mashing potatoes! This cheesy bake is foolproof and gets a pop of flavor and color from the spinach swirled throughout.

Veggie Snack Wrap: These snack wraps come together in a cinch and offer a healthy, veggie-forward lunch option. For an extra fun twist, take the wraps on the go for a picnic lunch in the back yard, or spread out a blanket on the family room floor!

Butternut Squash Fries: All kids (and adults) love fries, right? Try a healthy, homemade take on the classic French fry with this sweeter butternut squash option.

Sweet Green Ice Cream: You know we had to save the sweetest for last! This non-dairy ice cream makes for a delicious dessert, featuring frozen bananas and baby spinach. Let kids pick and choose their toppings to create their own masterpieces!

There you have it! Four can’t-miss recipes sure to make the most of kids in the kitchen. Now gather up your ingredients and get cooking!

How are you keeping kids active and engaged during your time at home? What’s your go-to recipe to cook as a family? We’d love to hear from you. Give us a shout on Instagram (@Olivias_Organics) or email

Thanks for making Olivia’s part of your fresh, healthy life. Stay safe and stay healthy.
Team Olivia’s

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